Passion for Agency Common Theme in Celebration of Service Speakers

We couldn’t have ordered better weather for our 3rd Annual Celebration of Service on June 2. The beautiful day seemed to set the tone for the entire event. Ted Flaum, our former CEO, held back his emotions as he thanked everyone for their support during his five year tenure at JFS. Ted has taken the […]

3rd Annual Celebration of Service Fundraiser

Mark your calendars now for our annual Celebration of Service. The event will include Senator and mental health advocate Al Franken. Retiring staff members Dora Lender and Chris Rosenthal will be our honorees.

3rd Annual Celebration of Service Jazz Brunch

Tickets are now on sale for our annual Celebration of Service Jazz Brunch, a fundraiser to benefit Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, on Sunday, June 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Midpointe Event Center in St. Paul. We will honor Service Award recipients Dora Lender, newly retired JFS Senior Bilingual Community Specialist, […]

Dora Lender Retires After Nearly 3 Decades with JFS

After nearly three decades with JFS, Bilingual Senior Community Specialist Dora Lender has retired. Dora, along with her husband and son, came to Minnesota as Jewish refugees from the Former Soviet Union (FSU) and were resettled with the help of JFS. When she started at JFS, Dora helped other FSU Jewish refugees resettle. After a […]