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August 2020

August
2020
11,

It’s Chanukah in August!

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Join PJ Library and help fill the Hag Sameach Warehouse with highly needed donations. We are collecting gift items now for the winter holidays. There will be contactless donation drop off and some Chanukah-themed decorations and goodies for the kids! Tuesday, August 11th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 12th: 10 am - noon Tuesday, August 18th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 19th: 10 am - noon Jewish Family and Children’s Service - 5905 Golden Valley Road JFCS’ Hag…

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August
2020
12,

It’s Chanukah in August!

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Join PJ Library and help fill the Hag Sameach Warehouse with highly needed donations. We are collecting gift items now for the winter holidays. There will be contactless donation drop off and some Chanukah-themed decorations and goodies for the kids! Tuesday, August 11th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 12th: 10 am - noon Tuesday, August 18th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 19th: 10 am - noon Jewish Family and Children’s Service - 5905 Golden Valley Road JFCS’ Hag…

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August
2020
18,

It’s Chanukah in August!

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Join PJ Library and help fill the Hag Sameach Warehouse with highly needed donations. We are collecting gift items now for the winter holidays. There will be contactless donation drop off and some Chanukah-themed decorations and goodies for the kids! Tuesday, August 11th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 12th: 10 am - noon Tuesday, August 18th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 19th: 10 am - noon Jewish Family and Children’s Service - 5905 Golden Valley Road JFCS’ Hag…

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August
2020
19,

It’s Chanukah in August!

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Join PJ Library and help fill the Hag Sameach Warehouse with highly needed donations. We are collecting gift items now for the winter holidays. There will be contactless donation drop off and some Chanukah-themed decorations and goodies for the kids! Tuesday, August 11th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 12th: 10 am - noon Tuesday, August 18th: 5 - 7 pm Wednesday, August 19th: 10 am - noon Jewish Family and Children’s Service - 5905 Golden Valley Road JFCS’ Hag…

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September 2020

September
2020
14,
$15

Parenting for Racial Justice: Two Part Virtual Series

Parenting for Racial Justice: Two Part Series In order to teach our children about racism and to have ongoing meaningful discussion, we much first educate ourselves. Join us for this two part series about racism and parenting. Join us for one or ideally both sessions as the content and conversation will build upon each other. Part 1: The Parents In this class we will focus on understanding racism as a complex system of oppression that impacts everyone negatively. We will…

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September
2020
21,
$15

Parenting for Racial Justice: Two Part Virtual Series

Parenting for Racial Justice: Two Part Series In order to teach our children about racism and to have ongoing meaningful discussion, we much first educate ourselves. Join us for this two part series about racism and parenting. Join us for one or ideally both sessions as the content and conversation will build upon each other. Part 1: The Parents In this class we will focus on understanding racism as a complex system of oppression that impacts everyone negatively. We will…

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January 2021

Sun
24
Jan

Tu B’Shevat: Searching for the Trees

Brookview Park Playground, 200 Brookview Pkwy N
Golden Valley, MN 55426 United States
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Join PJ Library and Temple Israel for an outdoor adventure as we celebrate the birthday of the Trees. On January 21st, you’ll receive an email with a Tu B’Shevat themed scavenger hunt for your family to complete on your own time and in your own neighborhood. Then, stop by Brookview Park on Sunday, January 24th between 11:00am and 12:30pm to show us your completed hunt. You’ll receive a goodie bag with snacks, crafts, and other prizes so you can continue…

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Sun
31
Jan

COVID-19 VACCINES: Everything you want to know but were afraid to ask

ZOOM, MN United States + Google Map

The Twin Cities Maimonides Society is hosting a Jewish community-wide virtual program on COVID-19 Vaccines with Dr. Ruth Lynfield, State Epidemiologist with the Minnesota Department of Health. Dr. Lynfield will address the vaccines that will be offered, what they will do, who will receive them, what the timeline looks like, and any other questions that participants submit. Half of this program will be a question and answer segment. This event is open to the public and brought to you by…

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February 2021

Sat
6
Feb

Traveling Havdalah with Bet Shalom

Join young families at our next session Traveling Havdalah with Bet Shalom. This month our theme is the moon, so we’ll have moon themed crafts, treats, stories, and more. We’ll say goodbye to Shabbat with some songs and blessings while we’re cozy in our pajamas at home. This event is free, but sign up by January 29th to reserve your Havdalah activity bags for your kids. Bag pickup will be at JFCS on Sunday, January 31st 3-5pm or at Bet…

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Sun
21
Feb

Postcards From My Past

ZOOM, MN United States + Google Map

We invite all children 8-12 years of age and an older adult of their choice to join us in Postcards From My Past, a community-wide celebration of family stories on Feb. 21 on Zoom. Pairs will be working on their postcards during this facilitated event. Prior to the event, they will receive materials that will include a set of open-ended interview questions guiding them to explore their Jewish background, experiences and stories; a postcard with graphics that can help frame their conversations and…

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Sun
21
Feb

JDAIM Screening of the Documentary: Living Art

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JFCS hosts virtual film screening of ‘Living Art’ in honor of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis’ (JFCS) Jewish Inclusion Program will host a virtual screening of the documentary, “Living Art” from 3-4 p.m. CST Sunday, Feb. 21, in honor of Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). “Living Art” is a film about Mara Clawson, a brilliant visual artist battling a life-threatening genetic disease. As Mara prepares for the largest…

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Wed
24
Feb

#HeartArtShare: A Craft Night with Moishe House TC and JFCS NextGen

Join JFCS NextGen and Twin Cities Moishe House for a (virtual) evening together as we create art to thank the people who have kept our local community afloat for the past 11 months. Local artist Wendy Shragg will join us to help spark your creativity using materials found around your home (and additional supplies provided after registration). So come ready to meet some new people and give back to our community together! More details to come with registration. Registration Fee-…

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March 2021

Sat
13
Mar

Stepping Into Liberation: A Pre-Passover Jewish Recovery Retreat

ZOOM, MN United States + Google Map

Jewish Community Addiction services is proud to co-sponsor Stepping Into Liberation: A Pre-Passover Jewish Recovery Retreat. The virtual retreat—hosted by The Jewish Collaborative of Orange County, Beit T’Shuvah, and Our Jewish Recovery—will be held March 13-14 on Zoom. We are excited to bring the Jewish recovery movement together to prepare for Passover, network, and strengthen our recovery. The pandemic has exacerbated isolation, which is a hallmark of addiction. Substance use, suicide, overdose, binge drinking, problem gambling, and more are on…

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Sun
14
Mar

RBG’s Birthday Party with PJOW

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Save the date! Happy birthday, Ruth Bader Ginsburg! All kids ages 8-12 are invited to celebrate the legacy of RBG. We’ll honor her by chatting with special guests in the law field and enjoying birthday treats and games. This will be an inspirational event for tweens, centered on social justice and Tikkun Olam (Repair of the World). Register by Sunday, March 7 and your FREE supply bag with treats and other activities to enjoy during the event will delivered to…

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Tue
16
Mar

PJ Library Chametz Busters

Passover is coming! PJ Library is excited to help your family prepare for the holiday with the mitzvah (good deed) of Searching for the Chametz. This is a great opportunity to get your kids to clean up, what could be more timely this year? Sign up to receive all the items and instructions needed to go through this cleansing and fun ritual at home. Register below by March 16th to make sure your receive your mailing before Passover. Registration is…

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Wed
31
Mar

Virtual Freedom Seder

ZOOM, MN United States + Google Map

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) and The Jewish Recovery Network (JRN) invite you to the annual Virtual Freedom Seder, celebrating our freedom from addiction and our exodus from slavery WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2021 | 7 - 8:30PM CDT Led by Cantor Audrey Abrams using our NEW special JRN Haggadah Before the Freedom Seder: Eat a festive meal (so you are not too hungry)! For the Basic Experience: Bring matzo, grape juice and a macaroon to the virtual…

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