Family Life Education (FLE)

Family Life Education (FLE)

Contact Jodi Saltzman, Community Engagement Manager, (651) 983-0965.

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.

Bruce Goodman Read in Color Little Free Library

The Bruce Goodman Read in Color Little Free Library is located on West Seventh Street in front of JFS. It contains books from the recommended reading list from Read in Color, a new initiative bringing diverse books to Little Free Library book-sharing boxes around the world. Read in Color distributes books that provide perspectives on racism and social justice; celebrate BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and other marginalized voices; and incorporate experiences from all identities for all readers.

The public is invited to choose a book to learn more about experiences that are different from their own.

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!

Please RSVP to Anne Myers, Community Engagement Coordinator, at (651) 359-7775 or by email at to be sent a link to join the next meeting on Zoom.

Shalom Baby

The Saint Paul Jewish Federation, JFS and PJ Library Saint Paul are excited to welcome new babies into the the Saint Paul Jewish community! Open to all residents of Saint Paul, Saint Paul suburbs, or members of a Saint Paul Jewish congregation.

New babies in the St. Paul Jewish community will receive a wonderful basket full of Jewish books, keepsake items, helpful resources, and a special message from all the Saint Paul rabbis to shower baby and family with love.  This program is offered in partnership with St. Paul Jewish Federation and PJ Library.

Click HERE to register a new baby to receive a Shalom Baby welcome package.

Twin Cities Jewish Community 22nd Annual Conference on Mental Health

October 23, 2022, 9:30 a.m.  – 3 p.m.

All presentations from the 2022 conference are available to view at:

This year marks the 22nd year of the Twin Cities Jewish Community Annual Conference on Mental Health. The conference is produced by Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) and Jewish Family Services of St. Paul (JFS), partners in improving mental health access, understanding and education in the community.

With generous support from community donors and partners, the conference as always continues to be free and open to everyone. More information and registration here.

Bi-Annual Caregivers Conference: Keeping the Spirit Alive

Planning is underway for this popular conference for caregivers and those supporting a loved one with dementia. This will be a half day conference on April 30, 2023. More details soon.