Virtual Shalom Baby Shower

JFS will join St. Paul and Minneapolis PJ Library as we welcome you and your little ones ages 0 to 2, to the Jewish community during Shalom Baby Shower, Sunday, September 13 from 10 to 11AM. Join us online for a special morning with baby blessings from local Rabbis. Grab your shakers from the swag […]

Jewish Prayers

 Jewish Prayer of Healing Mi Sheberach May the One who blessed our ancestors — Patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, Matriarchs Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel, and Leah — bless and heal the one who is ill: ________________ son/daughter of ________________ . May the Holy Blessed One overflow with compassion upon him/her, to restore him/her, to heal him/her, […]

New Para-Chaplain Training Opportunity this Fall

JFS is excited to announce the launch of our second Para-Chaplain Cohort, the unique and in-depth training of volunteers to work with Jews in need throughout our Twin Cities community. The training will be held on Mondays for seven weeks from November 4 through December 16 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at JFS. Interested in being a part of this program? Applications to volunteer are available here. The deadline to apply is October 11.

JFS and Sholom Partner to Enrich the Lives of Elders and the Greater Community

JFS is partnering with Sholom to bring the benefits of gardening to Sholom residents as we volunteer together to share the bounty of the season with a worthy organization in the greater community, Open Arms of Minnesota. We’re seeking 15-20 friends to support residents by volunteering to harvest and package garden produce on Thursday, September 12 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Sholom Shaller gardens.

Meet New JFS CEO

You are invited to join us for an open house to meet our new CEO Ruth Olkon on Tuesday, September 10 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. at JFS. Ruth joins JFS after serving as the Manager of Community Health Improvement at Allina for the past eight years. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Meet […]