By Leah Persky • Family Life Education Manager
I, like most parents I know, never thought I would homeschool my children. Don’t get me wrong – I love my children and I love learning, but I never thought I would be particularly well-suited to teach them in a school-like setting; and I am an[...]
A list of food resources
Food is an essential service even, as we observe the Minnesota Stay at Home order. These programs are making every effort to remain in operation and do it safely for all by practicing physical distancing.
Meals delivered or to take away—
Times, locations, and[...]
Responding to Governor Walz's press conference on Sunday related to COVID-19, Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis will suspend our regular business hours at our Golden Valley and Minneapolis offices beginning Wednesday, March 18 until further notice. Visits to the offices will be by[...]
In light of the novel coronavirus
(COVID-19), some tips on staying mentally strong and calm
By Leah Persky, PhD & CFLE • Family Life Education Manager
As my kids walked into the house after school, I direct them
to wash their hands with soap and water first thing. They [...]
March is National Social Workers Month
National Social Workers Month, and I want to call attention to the amazing
people who commit themselves to this compassionate work. Like teachers, social
workers’ positive contributions to our lives is too often overlooked and
Stella enjoys theater, camp activities, bowling, rollerblading, "The Avengers" and more!
After our success with finding a match for our first Featured Mentee, we are eager to do the same for Stella!
Stella is a brand new participant in the Jewish Youth Mentoring Program. She is eager to c[...]