Ad­vo­cates hon­ored Dec. 15 at Alpert Jewish Fam­ily& Chil­dren’s Ser­vice’s an­nual brunch

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The Alpert Jewish Fam­ily & Chil­dren’s Ser­vice’s “Ad­vo­cates of the Year Brunch” will take place Dec. 15 at the Four Sea­sons Re­sort in Palm Beach. The event will honor Ju­dith Rosenberg and Hope Sil­ver­man who have demon­strated a gen­eros­ity of spirit and sup­ported Alpert Jewish Fam­ily & Chil­dren’s Ser­vice (AJFCS) through their ex­ten­sive in­volve­ment. Their hus­bands, Jack Rosenberg and Gene Sil­ver­man, will serve as co-chairs of the event.

A mem­ber of the ex­ec­u­tive board and board of direc­tors, Ju­dith and her hus­band Jack founded the in­ter­na­tional jew­elry de­sign firm Ju­dith Jack Inc. in 1978. In honor of their son David, who died at the age of 33, they named the David Rosenberg Playther­apy Room at AJFCS in his mem­ory. In ad­di­tion, Jack has been a men­tor with AJFCS for years and the cou­ple made a ma­jor gift re­sult­ing in the AJFCS Rosenberg Men­tor­ing4Kids pro­gram be­ing named in their honor.

Hope Sil­ver­man’s vol­un­teer and phil­an­thropic ac­tiv­i­ties in both the Detroit area and in Palm Beach County have raised funds and pos­i­tively im­pacted the lives of hun­dreds of men, women and chil­dren. She is a mem­ber of the ex­ec­u­tive board of AJFCS and serves on its board of direc­tors. She is also a past chair of the agency’s “No Ex­cuse for Abuse” lun­cheon.

Spon­sors for the brunch in­clude: Comer­i­caWealth Man­age­ment; Noble Prop­er­ties; Gra­tus Cap­i­tal Man­age­ment; Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith PLLC; Thai Jew­elry Man­u­fac­turer Company; Sla­ton Risk Man­age­ment; and Wasser/Jimenez Group.

The funds raised at the event will help fund the pro­grams and ser­vices of Alpert Jewish Fam­ily & Chil­dren’s Ser­vice. This so­cial ser­vice agency serves Palm Beach County through more than two dozen pro­grams and ser­vices. With a staff of more than 100 skilled pro­fes­sion­als, the AJFCS team works to strengthen com­mu­ni­ties and help peo­ple dur­ing chal­leng­ing times in their lives.

Tick­ets are $100 per per­son. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 561-238-0290 or visit www.jfc­son­

For more than 40 years, AJFCS has pro­vided a com­pre­hen­sive ap­proach to car­ing for in­di­vid­u­als and fam­i­lies. The agency’s mis­sion also in­cor­po­rates spe­cial­ized ser­vices for the Jewish pop­u­la­tion, in­clud­ing a project that ad­dresses the unique needs of the sec­ond largest pop­u­la­tion of Holo­caust sur­vivors in North Amer­ica.

Derek Hur­witch, left, and Carolyn Ya­suna

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