Fisch will perform at the 31st JFCS Annual Benefit on Dec. 7
Some stand-up comedians know they want to be on stage telling jokes from a very young age, but for Jon Fisch, the idea of doing stand-up as a career didn’t occur to him until after he graduated college.
He grew up in Boston and remember[...]
By Karin Onarheim • Senior Services Intake & Care Coordinator
Recently, Janet had been going through a difficult time. She was feeling down and disconnected, and was also in need of more support at home. She was referred to JFCS Senior Services and when our staff connected with her, she share[...]
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) has a proud 109-year history of supporting refugees. On the evening of Feb. 10, 1910, a group of committed community members met to plan how to help the hundreds of refugees anticipated to arrive in Minneapolis in the coming weeks. The ref[...]
JFCS programs and services designed to address development needs for youth of all ages
It’s hard to believe that a new school year has been in session for already two months. In fact, the unofficial fall break, better known as MEA (Minnesota Education Association) weekend has come and gone, [...]
JFCS is committed to ensuring a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace
By Stacey Spencer • Inclusion Program Manager
The United States Congress declared National Disability Employment Awareness Month in 1988 to raise awareness of the employment needs and contributions of individuals with all [...]
By Leah Persky • Family Life Education Manager
It is becoming increasingly hard to tune out the political news of the day, which over the past few weeks, has reached an intensity that is hard to ignore. Between the presidential visit and accompanying protests in Minneapolis earlier this month and[...]
PJ Library Minneapolis is excited to announce that it has added to its popular Shalom Baby programming this year with the addition of two new PJ Parent Connectors, who are leading bi-weekly gatherings for families with children ages 0-2 this fall.
The two positions are funded by a PJ Library Implem[...]