AskBarbara: Daughter facing bullying

Dear AskBarbara, My 10-year-old daughter recently told me that she was repeatedly teased and bullied during the past few weeks of school and now she is worried about going to other activities like ballet class and Hebrew school because she doesn’t want the same thing to happen to her in other p[...]

JFCS featured in ‘Growing Minneapolis’ newsletter

JFCS is featured in the October issue of "Growing Minneapolis," the e-newsletter of the city's Community Planning and Economic Development department. For over 10 years JFCS has been providing career and training services for Minneapolis Employment and Training participants.   In the l[...]

Keeping Them in Our Hearts

By Devorah Schlein   The Twin Cities Jewish Community Alzheimer’s Task Force is presenting a half-day conference that will provide education and support for caregivers and those supporting a loved one with dementia. The event, “Keeping the Spirit Alive,” will be held on Sund[...]

Badower Family to be honored with Friends of the Family Award

Mike Badower is a longtime supporter and volunteer of JFCS for several reasons, but one of the prominent reasons is that it simply runs in his family. When he was growing up, his mother was president of the Jewish Family and Children’s Service in Des Moines – the same agency that resettled Mike[...]