Jewish Prayers

 Jewish Prayer of Healing Mi Sheberach May the One who blessed our ancestors — Patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, Matriarchs Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel, and Leah — bless and heal the one who is ill: ________________ son/daughter of ________________ . May the Holy Blessed One overflow with compassion upon him/her, to restore him/her, to heal him/her, […]

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August 2020 Next Chapter Series

Women who are navigating mid-life challenges are invited to join the Next Chapter series on Sunday, August 16 from 10 to 11:30AM to re-imagine new possibilities for the future and take the first steps in moving forward. The interactive series will inspire and energize you as you begin to turn these possibilities into realities. Discover […]

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Making an Impact – Depression vs. Determination

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. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. Gina was desperate to put an end to […]

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Variety Show Includes Comedy and Music

JFS is hosting JFS-ON-A-SCHTICK Variety Show on Wednesday, August 26 at 7PM on Zoom. “We wanted to do something to connect with each other and thank everyone who has supported JFS during this extraordinary year,” said Ruth Olkon, JFS CEO. “And since this event will happen during the time we usually enjoy the state fair, […]

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June 2020 Tribute Gifts

Sheri Yarosh made a gift in honor of Chris Rosenthal’s retirement. Brian Krasnow contributed in memory of Lauren Malmon. Brian Krasnow donated in honor of Julie Krasnow. Myndal Davis Silver made a gift in memory of Eileen Garelick. Myndal Davis Silver contributed in honor of Robin and Nolan Segal. Chris Kellogg donated in memory of […]

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JFS Staff Expand Engagement With Sholom

JFS friend and neighbor Sholom has asked JFS Aging Services Director Chris Kellogg, JD, to serve on the Sholom Community Alliance (SCA) Quality Care Committee. This committee is responsible for ensuring that the quality of life, care and services that are provided to all those served by Sholom are based on industry standards and regulations, […]

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Making an Impact – Keeping Mom Safe is First Priority

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. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. “Grandma” was 90 and living with her daughter […]

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New Board President Elected

We would like to introduce our new board president Stephen Levin. Steve became president during the June 22 meeting of the JFS Board of Directors. Before becoming president, he served JFS as vice president, treasurer and served on or chaired the IT, programming, finance and executive committees. Steve succeeds Tom Frishberg who served as president […]

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JFS Supports MNLCOA Statement

In her role as the JFS delegate on the Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging, Aging Services Director Chris Kellogg, JD, recently signed the Statement on the Death of George Floyd issued by the Council. In the statement, the Council renews its shared commitment to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. As an organization that welcomes and […]

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