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Jack – A Success Story!

Posted on: Friday, May 5, 2017

Jack, a 55-year-old African American, came to Minnesota to make a fresh start.  Unfortunately, he had several setbacks and he soon found himself homeless and seeking employment. He went from…

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Caring for Someone with Dementia

Posted on: Thursday, May 4, 2017

By: Chris Rosenthal Director of Aging and Disabilities Services of Jewish Family Service of St. Paul More than 30 years ago, “The 36 Hour Day” (Mace and Rabins) was written…

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It Takes a Village – Caring for Someone with Dementia

Posted on: Thursday, May 4, 2017

Chris Rosenthal, JFS’s Director of Aging and Disabilty Services wrote this article for the American Jewish World.  Read it Here

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JFS letter to immigrants

Posted on: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

February, 2017 Dear Friend: We are writing to you as a client of Jewish Family Service of St. Paul to assure you of our commitment to continue to serve all…

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Twin Cities Para-Chaplaincy Program

Posted on: Tuesday, December 20, 2016

What is a para-chaplain? A para-chaplain is a volunteer who receives training and supervision to provide support to individuals in life transition or facing life challenges. The name “para-chaplain” indicates…

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Remember to Vote!

Posted on: Friday, August 26, 2016

JFS encourages everyone to prepare to vote in the upcoming elections for national and local offices.  Visit the Secretary of State’s website at to learn more.  If you haven’t…

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Celebrating Life

Posted on: Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Unique Collaboration between JFS and Mia – JFS and Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) collaborate on a unique Celebrating Life – Art Adventure Program for area older adults and adults with…

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From Latvia to Minnesota – A family shares their story

Posted on: Friday, July 29, 2016

On Thursday, Sept. 15, 7:00 pm @ Sholom East, a local family will share their journey from Latvia to Minnesota. David Blumenfeld came to Minnesota in the 1880s, and in the…

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Grief Support Group

Posted on: Thursday, June 23, 2016

Jewish Family Service, in conjunction with Sholom, is offering a grief support group, designed to support those experiencing the loss of a loved one.  The group will offered in a…

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Community Chaplaincy Program will highlight JFS’s 105th Annual Meeting

Posted on: Tuesday, May 10, 2016

In private homes, apartments and in residential facilities across the Twin Cities, hundreds of Jewish seniors, Russian immigrants, Holocaust survivors, individuals with physical or mental health challenges, people living in…

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