December Tribute Gifts

Patricia Rogin-Pearson donated in memory of Dr. Norton & Elaine Rogin. Lisa Greenberg and Gary Berman gave in memory of Walter Baum. Ella Mogilevsky donated in memory of Walter Baum. Lisa Weisman donated in memory of Walter Baum. Andy and Barb Fishman and family donated in memory of Walter Baum. The Ringer family donated in […]

Bikur Cholim in 2022: Renewal, Revival, Resilience

Again this year, Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains, Kavod v’Nichum, Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies and The Jewish Board will sponsor Bikur Cholim in 2022: Renewal, Revival, Resilience virtually on alternate Mondays January 10 through April 25 from 6:00 to 7:30PM CST. “This is a wonderful conference,” said JFS Community Chaplain Rabbi Lynn Liberman, BCC. “Anyone caring for […]

JFS Highlighted by Ramsey County

JFS was highlighted in the Inclusive Workplaces Cohort Spotlight in the current issue of the Workforce Innovation Board’s newsletter. The Cohort was created last summer to support businesses in becoming more inclusive workplaces to ensure amplification of the diversity of our community as a tool for economic growth. JFS was invited to participate in this 10-month […]

Next Chapter Series 2022 Kicks Off January 30

The popular Next Chapter Series will meet virtually on Sunday, January 30 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. JFS therapist Beth Johnson, LMFT and Community Engagement Manager Jodi Saltzman will host the session focusing on setting boundaries. The discussion will be based on a podcast by Nedra Tawwab, social worker and NYT bestselling author. Nedra has some incredibly […]

JFS Program Examines Intergenerational Trauma

JFS will offer “Holocaust Survivor Families: Knowing the Pain and Learning Life Lessons” presented by Bea Hollander-Goldfein Ph.D., LMFT via Zoom on Tuesday, March 1 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Dr. Hollander-Goldfein, a licensed clinical psychologist and a licensed marriage and family therapist, is the Director of the Transcending Trauma Project (TTP). She will discuss […]

JFS Awarded Three Grants

JFS has received grant funding from the Hardenbergh Foundation, Otto Bremer Trust and Trellis. The Hardenbergh Foundation Board of Directors approved a $10,000 grant for general operating support. Hardenbergh focuses its community support on charitable organizations serving individuals located in the East Twin Cities Metro Area. The Otto Bremer Trust (OBT) has awarded JFS a […]

Next Chapter Series 2022 Kicks Off in January

The popular Next Chapter Series will meet virtually on Sunday, January 30 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. JFS therapist Beth Johnson, LMFT and Community Engagement Manager Jodi Saltzman will host the session focusing on setting boundaries. The discussion will be based on a podcast by Nedra Tawwab, social worker and NYT bestselling author. Nedra has some incredibly […]

November Tribute Gifts

Rena and Barry Glaser contributed to the Glaser Fund for Senior Services in honor of Burt Garr’s birthday. Rena and Barry Glaser contributed to the Glaser Fund for Senior Services in honor of Myndal Silver. Rena and Barry Glaser contributed to the Glaser Fund for Senior Services in honor of Erica Solomon’s engagement. Rena and […]

Annual Aging Summit Uses the Past to Set a Course for the Future

The Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging (MNLCOA) and co-conveners Age Friendly Minnesota and Minnesota Board on Aging hosted its annual gathering of statewide leaders in the field of aging this fall. The summit was a two-part strategic foresight workshop attended by JFS CEO Ruth Olkon and Aging & Disability Services Director Jill Grover. The summit […]