Family Life Education (FLE)

Family Life Education (FLE)

Contact Jodi Saltzman, Family Life Education Coordinator, (651) 313-6623.

FLE provides opportunities for individuals and families to enhance and improve the knowledge and skills required for effective family living. FLE is prevention education and takes an educational approach rather than a therapeutic approach.

 

Shalom Baby Schmooze

Join JFS, in partnership with PJ Library, for Shalom Baby Schmooze. Parents are invited to bring their small children to socialize and play with other children in a safe, stimulating environment while parents enjoy connection and engagement with other parents.

Second Friday morning of each month
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Talmud Torah
768 Hamline Avenue S, St. Paul

FREE and open to people of all faiths.
 

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 need to make your next step the right step!

Sunday mornings January 20, April 28, and September 8
10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
JFS Board Room
1633 West 7th Street, St. Paul
 

Parent Education Series

Join JFS and PJ Library in St. Paul to hear child rearing experts discuss important topics relevant to parenting children.

Each session will be facilitated by an expert speaker and include snacks and schmoozing. Meet other parents, learn something new, and share in the community of parenthood.

Thursday evenings
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Talmud Torah
768 Hamline Avenue S, St. Paul

February 21: The Great Debate: Screen Time for Kids
April 4: Ask a Pediatrician

FREE and open to people of all faiths.
 

Shalom Baby

New babies in the community will receive a wonderful basket full of SWAG items including a growth chart, night light, hot/cold pack, and an infant onesie, along with information from Jewish organizations, services and programs here in St. Paul to shower baby and family with love. Call JFS if you know of a new baby in the community.
 

Annual Mental Health Conference

This annual conference strives to raise awareness of mental health issues, provide support for individuals and families, and offer education on topics affecting all ages. It is offered on a Sunday afternoon in the fall and includes a keynote address and workshops covering a variety of mental health issues affecting youth to people in the later stages of life.

The Conference is sponsored by the Twin Cities Jewish community and is free and open to people of all faiths.

Look for information on the 2019 Conference in July.
 

Bi-Annual Fall Conference for Adults

Join JFS and other Jewish agencies for a day of workshops and panels to explore making change in mid-life and beyond. Be inspired by stories, experiences and strategies. A keynote speaker, wide variety of workshops, informational booths, and a happy hour make this a Sunday afternoon filled with learning and inspiration for people of all faiths.

Watch for 2020 details including date, speakers, cost, and registration in the summer of 2020.