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Setting up house in Bridgeport

JFSJewish Family Service (JFS), formerly located in Fairfield, made the agency’s move to Bridgeport official recently with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by many community leaders. Among them: (l to r) Rabbi Mitchell Rocklin of Congregation Ahavath Achim in Fairfield; Harold Levine, JFS Board chairman; Agnes Vertes, JFS Board member; Judge Daniel Caruso, Fairfield Probate; State Representative Kim Fawcett (D-133); Randye Spina, JFS Board member; Eric Newman, Fairfield RTM and JFS Board member; Barbara Paris, JFS vice president; Harvey Paris, JFS president; Fairfield First Selectman Michael Tetreau; Ideya Medved, Russian community liason; and Fairfield Selectman Cristin McCarthy Vahey.

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