about us

Our goal is to serve all those who need help

Jewish Family Service serves all individuals, without regard to religion, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, or ability to pay. JFS is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit social service agency that was founded in 1943.

Our Mission

Jewish Family Service of Cincinnati strengthens lives in our community by providing professional social services to families and individuals in times of need.


2019–2020 Board of Directors

To lead the way to a Jewish community where everyone lives with dignity, security, and hope.

Dan Rapp, President

Larry Juran, Immediate Past President

Nancy Steinberg Warren, Vice President

Melanie Blumental, Secretary

Lev Orlov, Treasurer 

Izar Spivak and Max Yamson, Executive Committee Member-At-Large

Cathy Bowers

Rabbi A.Y. Braunstein

Amy Diamond

Joanne Grossman

Laura Katz

Mark Miller

Steve Mombach

Nina Paul

Susan Shorr

David Schimberg

Scott M. Slovin

Gary Smith


2018 Annual Report

 For IRS information on Jewish Family Service, please visit: Guidestar.org