Annual Passover for All Program Seeks Donations and Volunteers

JFS is recruiting volunteers for Passover for All, an annual community outreach effort. In partnership with the Minnesota JCC, kosher-for-Passover food and supplies are provided to families to help them celebrate the holiday. There are three opportunities to help with this outreach effort. First, a gift of $36 will provide one Passover for All bag […]

January Tribute Gifts

Marlene and Lawrence Joseph donated in memory of Walter Baum. Janice and Bill Creamer contributed in memory of Daniel Seth Friedman. Amanda Diamond Ring gave in memory of Daniel Friedman. Daniel and Rona Goldstein gave in memory of Daniel Seth Friedman. Liz and Richard Strimling gave in memory of Herbert Weber. Madee Wilton gave in […]

Guns, Safety, and Jewish Community Security – A Town Hall Conversation

The public is invited to join a community-driven conversation, “Guns, Safety, and the Jewish Community,” on Sunday, March 13 from 3:30 to 5:00PM organized by JFS, NCJW Minnesota, JFCS and JCRC of Minnesota and the Dakotas. The program is designed to attract a broad and diverse audience of people who are interested in having a […]

JFS and JFCS Supporting Refugee Shabbat Supply Drive

Refugee Shabbat 2022, which will take place on March 4-5, is a moment for congregations, organizations, and individuals to dedicate a Shabbat experience to refugees and asylum seekers. JFS and Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) are supporting refugee resettlement efforts through a supply drive to help make Minnesota home for the more […]

JFS and United Family Physicians Offer FREE Advance Care Planning During April

JFS and United Family Physicians of Allina Health, will offer free advance care planning during the month of April, National Healthcare Decisions Month. Advance care planning, sometimes referred to as an advanced care directive or a living will, helps people make decisions about the healthcare they would want to receive if they become unable to […]

Making an Impact: Grant Helps Pay for IT Training

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Names have been changed to protect privacy. Suliman came to this country from East Africa with his […]