Rosh Hashanah Appeal Supports Community Chaplaincy Program

THANK YOU to all of the generous donors to our Rosh Hashanah fundraising appeal. Your investment will make this a sweet year for our clients. Rosh Hashanah donations are used to fund the Community Chaplaincy program led by Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC. The program has become our Jewish community’s powerful response to those who suffer […]

JFS Professionals to Present at Annual Mental Health Conference

JFS will be well represented at the Twin Cities Jewish Community VIRTUAL Annual Mental Health Conference on Sunday, October 18. Join any of the sessions via Zoom from 9:30AM to 3:00PM. JFS mental health practitioner and PEARLS counselor Tara Burns, MA, and JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, will present “COVID-19: I’m Doing OK, […]

JFS Community Chaplain Safely Delivers Rosh Hashanah Greetings

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman was asked to visit Methodist Hospital by the director of spiritual care to sound the shofar outside to celebrate the start of Rosh Hashanah. Rabbi Lynn took a few moments to explain the meaning of the shofar and the various sounds the gathered crowd would hear. As the spiritual […]

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, […]

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 […]

JFS Community Chaplain to Lead Medical Ethics Class

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, will teach Jewish Medical Ethics: End of Life Decision Making. The class will be offered on Thursday, May 14 and 21 from 7:00 to 8:30PM via Zoom. Rabbi Liberman has been a Melton Ethics instructor for the past five years. She also serves on the Ethics Committee for […]

JFS Community Chaplain to Lead Medical Ethics Class

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, will teach Jewish Medical Ethics: a 21st Century Discussion at Shir Tikvah. The course will be offered each Monday evening from 7:00 to 8:30PM January 13 through March 16. Within the field of ethics, one of the most challenging frontiers is medical ethics. While contemporary medical knowledge preserves […]

JFS Community Chaplain to Lead Medical Ethics Class

JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC, will teach Jewish Medical Ethics: a 21st Century Discussion at Shir Tikvah. The course will be offered each Monday evening from 7:00 to 8:30PM January 13 through March 16. Within the field of ethics, one of the most challenging frontiers is medical ethics. While contemporary medical knowledge preserves life, modern advances […]