By Carrie Fink and Leah Persky
Christmas and New Year’s celebrations are quickly approaching, Chanukah feels like a distant memory. For many interfaith families, how to navigate the coming Christmas celebrations may be a source of worry or conflict. How does one handle invitations to[...]
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. One in five Americans is affected by mental health conditions, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). "Stigma is toxic to their mental health because it creates an environment of shame, fear and silence that prevents many people from seekin[...]
By Emily Saltzman • JFCS Community Services Director
There have been conversations across the Twin Cities for many years on how faith communities can foster support and guidance for individuals and families touched by mental illness. Some faith communities have developed standalone me[...]
PJ Library Minneapolis – much like similar programs across U.S. and Canada – is helping to preserve the richness and vibrancy of Jewish culture, one book at a time, according to a recent survey.
Families who participate in PJ Library Minneapolis say the program has influenced or s[...]