Next Chapter Series: Cultivating Self-Compassion

JFS invites women who are navigating mid-life challenges to join the Next Chapter Series: Cultivating Self-Compassion on Sunday, August 15, from 10:00 to 11:15AM at JFS, 1633 West Seventh in St. Paul. This series is designed to help women re-imagine new possibilities for the future and take the first steps in moving forward. The interactive […]

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Samantha Renneberg Joins JFS

Samantha “Sammy” Renneberg has accepted the position of UCare Case Aide with JFS. She will provide support and administrative assistance to the UCare team. Sammy brings a wealth of experience in the administrative support and customer service industry.

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Abshiro Mohamed Joins JFS

Abshiro Mohamed, LSW has accepted the position of UCare Care Coordinator with JFS. Abshiro worked for UCare in a previous role as an associate care coordinator before she earned her BSW. She has a passion for working with seniors and as a bilingual Somali woman is anxious to help elders from her community get connected […]

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June Tribute Gifts

Molly Kitching donated in honor of her grandson Oliver’s 5th birthday. Myndal Davis Silver contributed to honor Anita Silver’s birthday. Darlene Kaplan gave to the Glaser Fund for Senior Services to wish Rena Glaser a speedy recovery. Kathleen West donated in celebration of the marriage of Douglas Silverman and Andrea Adams. Melissa and Jay Krasnow […]

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Too Hot to Cook? Try KMOW!

With hot summer weather in full swing, who wants to stand in front of a hot stove or oven to cook? No one! But doesn’t pot roast sound good? Or spaghetti and meatballs or chicken stir fry? These tasty meals and many others are available through the Kosher Meals on Wheels (KMOW) program. Click here […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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