Monthly Archives: March 2017

Broadway Beckons

Our Holocaust Survivor Program is geared to provide opportunities for participants to spend time with others who have similar backgrounds. It is also chance to make new friends, and to alleviate the social isolation that many experience. On February 22, 37 people in the Holocaust Survivor Program attended The Phantom Of The Opera on Broadway. […]

Met Council & Partners Commemorate Martin Luther King Day With Day Of Service

On January 16, Martin Luther King Day, volunteers assembled at Union Temple in Brooklyn, for a day of service. They came from UJA Time for Good, Repair the World, Met Council on Jewish Poverty, and Union Temple. Inside the elegant third floor ballroom at Union Temple, there were stalls, booths, and volunteers managing service projects. […]

Our Client’s Kind Words Mean A Lot

There are few things more rewarding than hearing from our clients about how our work has touched their lives.  Irina Miagkova recently received a letter from clients in Brooklyn, thanking Met Council for the food that their family receives. They also wrote about how the food donations enabled them to make positive changes in their […]

Holocaust Survivor Photography Project

In January, we held a three-day photography event which spanned across Brooklyn and Queens, for participants in the Holocaust Survivor Program. We obtained the pro-bono services of Clifford Lester, to take black and white portraits of our survivors. He is a photography professor at Cypress College in Cypress, California, and the child of Holocaust survivors […]