Passover for All 2022 Demand Increased

Staff and volunteers worked hard to prepare more than 230 Passover for All bags filled with kosher-for-Passover supplies to be delivered in time for Passover to community members. Bags delivered increased by 35 percent over last year. Passover for All is an annual community outreach effort. In partnership with the Minnesota JCC, kosher-for-Passover food and […]

Passover for All Bag Pick Up Day

JFS is recruiting volunteers for Passover for All, an annual community outreach effort. In partnership with the Minnesota JCC, kosher-for-Passover food and supplies are provided to families to help them celebrate the holiday. There are three opportunities to help with this outreach effort.

Annual Passover for All Program Seeks Donations and Volunteers

JFS is recruiting volunteers for Passover for All, an annual community outreach effort. In partnership with the Minnesota JCC, kosher-for-Passover food and supplies are provided to families to help them celebrate the holiday. There are three opportunities to help with this outreach effort. First, a gift of $36 will provide one Passover for All bag […]

Volunteers Help Make Socially-Distanced Passover for All Special

Thanks to the generosity and creative spirit of volunteers, JFS was able to deliver Passover foods and supplies to 215 homes of seniors and disabled adults in the greater St. Paul area. These deliveries made it possible for Jewish clients to celebrate the tradition of retelling the story of the exodus at their seder table. […]

Volunteers Needed for Passover for All

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul (JFS) is recruiting volunteers for Passover for All, an annual community outreach effort. In partnership with the Minnesota JCC, kosher-for-Passover food and supplies are provided to families to help them celebrate the holiday. There are three opportunities to help with this community outreach effort. First, a gift of $36 […]

Passover for All Planning Has Begun

Just as our annual Passover programs had been fully developed last year, the world tilted due to COVID, and we had to re-think everything. JFS, as well as everyone else, longs for the day we can all return to in-person events and programs. But until that day, we are offering our annual Passover programs including […]

Creative Thinking and Innovative Solutions Help JFS Reach Clients

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, is responsible for addressing the spiritual needs of those who seek her help. Each year, she leads Seders just before Passover and celebrations to prepare for the High Holy days before Rosh Hashanah to congregate living centers throughout the Twin Cities, attended largely by seniors, many who live […]

Passover for All Continues Despite COVID-19

Volunteer Engagement Specialist Margie Solomon leads the JFS Passover for All annual event. Faced with unprecedented circumstances and no in-person contact, Margie quickly enlisted help to make sure Passover supplies were delivered to JFS clients. “My husband, two close friends and I quickly and successfully delivered bags filled with Passover supplies to the lobby of […]