JFS Community Chaplaincy Awarded Grant

JFS Community Chaplaincy has been awarded a $500 grant from the Fairview Interfaith Health Collaborative Faith Community Partner grant program to address healing, social connection and mental well-being within our community. Community Chaplaincy serves an unaffiliated and marginalized population of the Jewish community, providing critical services that connect these individuals to the larger community. Click […]

JFS Community Chaplain to Serve on Panel of Jewish Chaplains

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, will be part of a panel for the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab’s webinar Leading Where Life Happens: Mapping and Building the Field of Jewish Chaplaincy, Monday, December 13 at 1PM CST. The webinar offers a series of reflections by Jewish chaplains serving in a variety of settings. The panel […]

JFS Community Chaplain Featured at MNHPC Fall Forum on Caregiving

On November 8, JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC participated on a panel of hospice experts at the Minnesota Network of Hospice and Palliative Care (MNHPC) Fall Forum on Caregiving. Forum attendees watched “Caregiver: A Love Story,” followed by a fireside chat with Dr. Jessica Zitter whose work is featured in the Oscar and […]

Rabbi Lynn Announces the Holiday

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, recently visited Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park to explain and sound the shofar in celebration of Rosh Hashanah. Click here to watch a video of her demonstration.

Kever Avot – A Service of Memory

Join JFS and Hodroff-Epstein Memorial Chapel for Kever Avot – A Service of Memory on Sunday, September 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the chapel at 126 E. Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis.

Kever Avot – A Service of Memory

After a long year framed by numerous challenges, for many the death of a loved one marked the most difficult experience of all. Funerals were on ZOOM with very few family members and friends able to attend, making the loss of connection and Jewish ritual especially hard. Join JFS and Hodroff-Epstein Memorial Chapel for Kever Avot […]

JFS Community Chaplain Joins Planning Cohort

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, has been invited to be part of the strategic planning group of the Leading Where Life Happens: Mapping and Building the Field of Jewish Chaplaincy project. This project is located at the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab at Brandeis University and is funded by the Revson Foundation. Rabbi Liberman will serve […]

JFS Community Chaplain Participates in cHallah cHugs

The JFS Community Chaplaincy program participated in cHallah cHugs, a fun activity designed by community member Barb Neren, to create connection between members of the Twin Cities Jewish community. Leaders from JFS, JCC, Beth Jacob and Mount Zion placed their challah orders. JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC and JFS board member and volunteer […]

Summer Shabbat Celebrations

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, and para-chaplain and cantor Deb Winston will offer a series of three videos to celebrate Shabbat this summer. The videos will help members of the Jewish community who remain unable to attend congregational services connect to their faith. The first video for June 18 is available to view […]

Community Chaplain Will Have Help Delivering Holiday Programs to Clients

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, announces the addition of Volunteer Chaplain Cantor Deb Winston to the Community Chaplaincy program. Deb and her husband recently returned to the St. Paul area after serving several communities on the east coast. She became a cantor through Hebrew Union college after working for more than 20 years as […]