September Tribute Gifts

The Schmitz family gave in memory of Mike Siegel. Sally and Mike Abrams donated in memory of Arlene Gralnek. Jan Jensen contributed in memory of Paul Glosser. Joel Levenson gave in memory of Herb Bernick. Sue and Larry Savett donated in memory of Arlene Gralnek. Baruch Parnas contributed in memory of Frank Williamson. David Feiler […]

Join the Annual Mental Health Conference This Sunday

This year’s conference, Finding Strength through Resilience, will be held virtually this Sunday, October 17. The keynote speaker will be Jeffrey Zuckerman, author of the award-winning memoir Unglued: A Bipolar Love Story. Jeff will discuss how, in the face of his wife’s late-onset severe illness, he has managed his own well-being through compassion, faith, education, and […]

Help Us Reach Our 2021 B’Yachad Fundraising Goal

We have raised about $3,000 of our $5,000 goal for our annual B’Yachad Holiday Gift Bag program. Each year, B’Yachad delivers gift bags filled with essential and helpful gifts for about 200 of our neighbors who could use a warm greeting. In addition to making a donation here, you can also help by: Register here to safely […]

JFS Counselor Contributes to Successful Hoarding Conference

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Minnesota, the Minnesota Hoarding Task Force and Trellis sponsored an on-line Hoarding Disorder Conference on July 21. More than 425 people attended including housing managers, mental health practitioners, case managers, senior service providers, fire and emergency service personnel, family members and people experiencing hoarding disorder. JFS PEARLS Counselor Tara […]

Making an Impact: Self-Care is Critical

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. “Julia,” age 78, is the primary caregiver for her husband “Bob,” age 85, who suffered a stroke […]

21st Annual Virtual Conference on Mental Health

JFS, along with Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis invites the public to join the 2021 Twin Cities Jewish Community 21st Annual Virtual Conference on Mental Health on Sunday, October 17 from 9AM to 2:30PM. The mission of the Mental Health Conference is to raise awareness, provide education and reduce stigma of mental and […]

Join Next Chapter Series

Women who are navigating mid-life challenges are invited to join this popular series to re-imagine new possibilities for the future and to 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 your true purpose and gain the confidence you […]

August Tribute Gifts

Elliot Appelbaum donated in memory of Arlene Gralnek. Rena and Barry Glaser gave to the Glaser Fund for Senior Services in honor of Sandy Aaron’s birthday. Rick and Carrie Bloomfield contributed in memory of Arlene Gralnek. Cookie and Frank Gordon donated in memory of Arlene Gralnek. Jon and Holly Brod Farber gave in honor of […]

Participate in a Study About Vibrant Older Adults

A group of researchers from Bar-Ilan University and the American Psychological Association Interdivision COVID-19 Task Force, Older Adults and Caregivers Work Group, led by Dr. Irit Felsen, is conducting a study on the experiences of older adults during and following the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Felsen was the featured speaker at the JFS intergenerational trauma event […]

JFS Returns to In-Office Operations

JFS staff will return to in-office work on Monday, October 4 after more than 18 months of remote operations. All staff and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear a mask while in the building.