January 27th — Holocaust Remembrance Day
International Holocaust Remembrance Day recognizes the brave victims of the Holocaust. The Resolution establishing January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day urges every member nation of the U.N. to honor the memory of Holocaust victims, and encourages the development of educational programs about Holocaust history to help prevent future acts of genocide. It rejects any denial of the Holocaust as an event and condemns all manifestations of religious intolerance, incitement, harassment or violence against persons or communities based on ethnic origin or religious belief.
January 27 is the date, in 1945, when the largest Nazi death camp (Auschwitz-Birkenau), was liberated by Soviet troops.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday honors the life and contributions of America’s greatest champion of racial justice and equality, the leader who not only dreamed of a color-blind society, but who also lead a movement that achieved historic reforms to help make it a reality. – See more by clicking Here
Senior Resource Connect
Senior Resource Connect, a service of the AJFCA network, provides information and resources to assist older adults and caregivers in discussing their needs with aging services professionals. Check out this one-stop connection to local service providers. For more information, follow the link HERE
JFS Leads Kosher Meals on Wheels
Beginning in May, 2015, JFS assumed the lead administrative role for St. Paul’s Kosher Meals on Wheels program. We are proud to be in a collaboration with the St. Paul JCC, Sholom Community Alliance, and the Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul to provide local seniors with hot, nutritious, kosher meals. JFS is part of Metro Meals on Wheels, as well as the Ramsey County Collaborative
Each day, between 65 to 70 individuals receive a hot kosher meal. Click HERE to learn more about meals on wheels and view Metro Meals on Wheels new commercial!
If you, or anyone you know, would be interested in receiving a meal please contact Janet at 651-698-0767.
Jackie came to JFS in August 2011 after she chose UCare for her health insurance program. She had just turned 65. Jackie had been living with her daughter but decided to move and live in an apartment alone after she and her daughter had a…
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