Jewish Family Services of WNC, Inc. is a non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State. (EIN#: 45-2497063)

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JFS Funders


JFS Affiliations

JFS Sponsors

JFS Patron Sponsors


JFS Sustainer Sponsors



JFS Contributor Sponsors

Brandon Consulting

Leah Karpen

Janise & Rick Silverman

Edward & Elaine Tennen

Since June 2011, the strategic direction, financial management, and long-term planning for Jewish Family Services of WNC, Inc. has been governed by the organization’s Board of Directors. The board is composed of a cross-section of the community and reflects the diversity of talents and experiences of the WNC community.


2017 Board of Directors



Belinda Brandon, President

Ed Tennen, Vice President

Janise Silverman, Treasurer

Sydelle White, Secretary

Members at Large

Julian Biller

Jacob Blass

Lorri Bura

Judie Cohen

Chad Conaty

Edward de Bary

Rosemary Dehlow

Michael Dulion

Harvey Morse

Bernie Shulimson

Sydelle White

Honorary Governors

Rabbi Justin Goldstein

Rabbi Rachael Jackson

      Rabbi Batsheva Meiri

Rabbi Shaya Susskind