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Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance Qualifications Broadened

JFS Emergency Financial Assistance is now available to individuals who live or work in the West 7th neighborhood of St. Paul. To qualify for up to $1,000 in assistance, you must meet one of these criteria: be a current JFS client, live in the greater St. Paul area, be a member of the St. Paul […]

Shalom Baby Shower

Virtual Shalom Baby Shower

JFS will join St. Paul and Minneapolis PJ Library as we welcome you and your little ones ages 0 to 2, to the Jewish community during Shalom Baby Shower, Sunday, September 13 from 10 to 11AM. Join us online for a special morning with baby blessings from local Rabbis. Grab your shakers from the swag […]

Events

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

September 28, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

October 7, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

October 12, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

October 26, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

November 4, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

November 9, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

November 23, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

December 2, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Dr. Irit Felsen

Inter-generational Trauma Through the Lens of the Holocaust

December 3, 2020 / 8:00am - 5:00pm

Intergenerational trauma through the lens of the Holocaust. Community wide event and presentation by speaker Dr. Irit Felsen with breakout workshops f

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Dr. Irit Felsen

Inter-generational Trauma Through the Lens of the Holocaust

December 4, 2020 / 8:00am - 5:00pm

Intergenerational trauma through the lens of the Holocaust. Community wide event and presentation by speaker Dr. Irit Felsen with breakout workshops f

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

December 14, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

December 28, 2020 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

January 6, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

January 11, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

January 25, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

February 3, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

February 22, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

March 3, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

READ MORE
Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

March 22, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

April 7, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

April 26, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

May 5, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

May 24, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

June 2, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

June 28, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

July 7, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

July 26, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

August 4, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

August 23, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

September 1, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

September 27, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

October 6, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

October 20, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

October 25, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

November 3, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

November 22, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

December 1, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

READ MORE
Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

December 27, 2021 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

January 5, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

READ MORE
Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

January 24, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

February 2, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

February 28, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

March 2, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

March 16, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

March 28, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

April 6, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

April 20, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

April 25, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

May 4, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

May 18, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

May 23, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

June 1, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

June 15, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

June 27, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

July 6, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

July 6, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

July 11, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

READ MORE
Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

July 20, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

READ MORE
Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

July 25, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

August 3, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

August 3, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

August 8, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

August 17, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group via Zoom

August 22, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East, JFS facilitates a caregiver support group VIA ZOOM for people who are providing care to a loved one. The group i

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

September 7, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

September 7, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

READ MORE
Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group VIA ZOOM

September 12, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In partnership with Sholom Home East , JFS facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one.

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group via Zoom

September 21, 2022 / 3:00pm - 4:30pm

In partnership with Sholom Home, JFS facilitates a grief support group. The group is designed to support people during the grief process in a nurturin

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