Healing Program has been providing hope and strength for over 22 years

The Twin Cities Jewish Healing Program has offered comfort, hope and strength for over 22 years to Jewish individuals and families unaffiliated with a synagogue who are experiencing loss, life challenges, illness, dying and grief.   The Healing Program has created many heartwarming storie[...]

Why we all need a little Passover Hag Sameach

By Deb Savitt • Community Involvement Manager   Hag Sameach means happy holidays, and the JFCS Hag Sameach program has been synonymous with providing overflowing bags of Chanukah or holiday gifts for the past 24 years. This is an incredible operation—really a community event—and we [...]

From the desk of CEO Judy Halper: February 2017

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper Happy Birthday to Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis! On Feb. 10, JFCS celebrated its 107th birthday, and we couldn’t be more proud!   As the story goes, on the evening of Feb. 10, 1910, a group of committed community members met to plan how to help the hundreds of re[...]