Introducing new JFCS Board President Natalie Zamansky

Natalie is the former chair of JFCS' Marketing Committee Natalie Zamansky was installed as the new JFCS Board President at the agency’s 113th Annual Meeting on June 14 and will serve a two-year term. She recently spoke about what her goals are as Board President: Why did you originally [...]

Making the most of the summer and managing sibling fighting

Sibling Fighting 6 tips to help parents for summer and beyond By Leah Persky, PhD & CFLE • Manager of Family Life Education Parents spend countless hours planning for summer. The mad dash to register for the right camp at the right time with the right friends. It is really a labor of love and t[...]

Volunteer Spotlight July 2023: Rabbi Aaron Weininger

Can you tell us about yourself and your background? I'm proud to be part of the Twin Cities Jewish community. After 11 years, I'm also proud to call myself a Minnesotan (if I'm allowed). There's always a bit of New Yorker in me, though, especially pizza and bagels. I've been fortunate to serve a[...]

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: July 2023

Judy Desk blog - laptop with plant and coffee cup I know what you’re thinking. How is it possible that we are already talking about, thinking about, and preparing for the return to school and the upcoming High Holy Days? It is true that summer passes much too quickly. But it isn’t just that seasons come and go too quickly (except winter) – t[...]