New Members Join Board of Directors

JFS welcomed new members Tom Cytron-Hysom, Joel Glaser, Bruce Goodman, Jamie Maddeaux and Andy Rapoport to the board of directors during its June meeting. Tom is a consultant in the adult education industry including basic skills and digital literacy. He serves on the programming committee and the program evaluation sub-committee. Joel Glaser is a member […]

May Tribute Gifts

Rena Glaser donated to the Glaser Fund for Senior Services in honor of Marshall and Darlene Kaplan’s anniversary. Richard Spicer contributed in memory of Butch Salita. Burt Garr gave a gift in honor of Sarah Glaser’s college graduation. Tom Smith donated in honor of Barry Glaser. Laura Honan contributed in honor of Rena and Barry […]

JFS Therapist Receives Award

JFS therapist Beth Johnson, LMFT, recently received the Founding Mother’s Award from Minnesota Women in Psychology, an organization of women in the field of psychology established in 1977. The award is given to a person who has “made a difference in the field of psychology, in the MWP organization and in the lives of women […]

Summer Shabbat Celebrations

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, and para-chaplain and cantor Deb Winston will offer a series of three videos to celebrate Shabbat this summer. The videos will help members of the Jewish community who remain unable to attend congregational services connect to their faith. The first video for June 18 is available to view […]

Transition to In-Office Work Has Begun

As COVID rates decrease and vaccinations provide protection against disease, JFS has been working hard to develop thoughtful and safe plans, guided by the CDC and Minnesota Department of Health, to transition back to in-person operations and services. The administrative team has returned to working from the JFS office at 1633 West 7th. This team […]