Making an Impact – Help with YMCA Membership Brings Great Joy

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. Through his new insurance provider, Paul became a […]

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JFS Seeks Candidates for Leadership Position

With the impending retirement of our beloved colleague Chris Rosenthal, we have begun the search for a new Director of Aging Services. The purpose of the position is to supervise staff and services of the Aging and Disability Services Department. The primary qualifications for the position include: Master’s degree in social work or RN licensed […]

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Tamara Chapman Joins JFS

Tamara Chapman, LSW has accepted the position of Medica Care Coordinator at JFS. She will be responsible for monitoring a caseload of clients over the age of 65 and conducting annual assessments to determine eligibility for additional home and community based services. She is also responsible for developing care plans for her clients to address goals and […]

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Help Wanted For the Annual B’Yachad Gift Program

B’Yachad means “together” in Hebrew, and JFS is pleased to continue its annual tradition of coming together with the community to provide JFS clients and other referred individuals in need with gifts to let them know they are being thought of during the holiday season. In keeping with our commitment to respond to the needs of both the […]

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Six13 to Perform at The Big Bash

The St. Paul Jewish Federation presents The Big Bash on Sunday, November 3 at 3PM at Temple of Aaron. This Jewish community event will feature the super popular Jewish a cappella group, Six13. Six13’s videos have been viewed over 15 million times online, and they’ve been featured in national media including The Today Show, The […]

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Annual Mental Health Conference on Sunday

The 19th annual Mental Health Education Conference sponsored by the Twin Cities Jewish community, “Creating Healing and All that Jazz,” will be held 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at Temple Israel. The event, which is free and open to people of all faiths and will feature a keynote address from Sam Miltich, […]

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Rabbi Liberman Will Present at Mental Health Conference

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman will present a workshop at the 19th Annual Mental Health Education Conference, Sunday, October 20 from 10AM to 4PM at Temple Israel. “The Wholeness of Being: Caring for Our Spiritual Self” is intended for those of faith, little faith or no faith who are looking for ways to care […]

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Harvesting Fun and Purpose Through Cross-Generational Good Deeds

JFS recently partnered with Sholom to harvest the vegetable gardens on their campus to be used by Open Arms of Minnesota (OAM), a worthy organization in our community. OAM has an urban farm adjacent to Sholom that they utilize in the fresh, organic meals they prepare and deliver to people with life-threatening illnesses throughout the […]

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National Depression Screening Day

National Depression Screening Day is Thursday, October 10. Like a diabetes screen or blood pressure check, hospitals, clinics and community organizations encourage everyone to be screened for depression. Depression effects more than 17 million people worldwide, which is about seven percent of the population. Depression has a wide variety of symptoms and can manifest differently […]

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Next Chapter Series Meets in October

JFS invites women who are navigating or embarking on a mid-life journey to another session of the popular Next Chapter Series on Sunday, October 6 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the JFS Board Room. Participation is free. JFS Art Therapist Sara Wellington, MA, LPC, ATR, joined October’s Next Chapter session to help facilitate a discussion on gratitude […]

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