Jewish Family Service of MetroWest New Jersey provides innovative, compassionate, and outstanding social services to enhance the independence and well-being of individuals and families throughout all stages of life. JFS provides for the social services and mental health needs of the greater community with unparalleled professionalism, humanity, and respect for all who seek its support.
JFS has responded to life’s emergencies as they arise.
We are here for today and, with your support of our gala, we will be ready to respond tomorrow.
JFS Award Recipients 2024
This year, we are pleased to honor distinguished community members with awards for all they have done on behalf of JFS.
These recipients have given their time, invaluable support, generosity, and dedication to JFS. Their unwavering commitment allows us to respond quickly to our clients and community as emergencies arise.
JFS COMMUNITY PARTNER
Carol & Robert Marcus
JFS LIFETIME PHILANTHROPY
JFS RISING STAR
JFS MAXINE MYERS VOLUNTEER
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Tom Pesce is one of America’s most sought-after corporate and motivational entertainers! His clients include such companies as Formula 1, NASA, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, BMW, Amazon, NBC, Google, and many more. Tom has toured the country as a headlining act for Princess Cruises, and he regularly performs at some of the most prestigious theaters and magic clubs in the country including the world famous Magic Castle and Chicago Magic Lounge.
Known for combining his unique brand of fast-paced high-octane magic with his genuine ability to connect deeply with any audience, Tom has created a visual performance and speaking style that will leave your clients and guests talking about him for years to come.
Tom’s ability to consistently create new jaw-dropping and hilarious illusions has defined him as one of magic’s most creative innovators, speakers, and mind-readers. From his highly visual and interactive stage programs to his famous close-up miracles taking place right in the hands of his spectators, Tom’s live shows and keynote speaking events are unlike any you’ve ever seen.
Whether he’s entertaining an audience on stage, hosting a conference of thousands, or coaching your employees to achieve maximum personal results, Tom Pesce always creates an experience that is totally unique and absolutely unforgettable. Utilizing technology, music, humor, psychology, choreography, and pure sleight-of-hand skill, Tom will captivate your imagination with what is truly possible.
Event Chairs: Jessica Gantman & Emily Neider
Board President: Andrea G. Bier
Event Committee: Pamela Davis, Pam Fishman, Thelma Florin, Terri Friedman, Steven G. Glass, Linda Jacobs,
Lisa Lindauer, Carrie Nussbaum, Robin Polson, Sandi Rosenbaum, & Rachel Goodman Wilf