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 Advocate Sponsors

JFS Sustainer Sponsors


Edward and Elaine Tennen


JFS Contributor Sponsors

Brandon Consulting   

Judy Goloff

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.


2016 Board of Directors



Julian Biller, EdS, President

Janise Silverman, Vice-President

      Belinda Brandon, Treasurer

Sydelle White, Secretary


Members at Large

Judie Cohen, RN

Carol Falender, MSSA (Past President)

Adele Gurevich

Deborah Halpern

Bernie Shulimson

Ed Tennen

Robert Weinberg

Sydelle White

Honorary Governors

Rabbi Justin Goldstein

Rabbi Rachael Jackson

      Rabbi Batsheva Meiri

Rabbi Shaya Susskind