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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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April 2021

Thu
1
Apr

Clean Speech Minnesota

Join the Twin Cities Jewish community for a month of speaking mindfully. Our words have the power to unite, rather than divide. What happens when we put this Jewish teaching into practice? We can’t wait to find out with you through Clean Speech Minnesota, a month-long initiative of the Minnesota Jewish community. For the month of April, JFCS is partnering with nearly 30 other local Jewish organizations to inspire our community to spend thirty days speaking mindfully. You’ll receive prompts,…

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May 2021

Sun
2
May

Keeping the Spirit Alive: A conference for caregivers supporting a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia

Keeping the Spirit Alive, the conference for caregivers supporting a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia is designed to support caregivers and let them know that they are not alone on their journey. This free conference for caregivers, family members, lay leaders, clergy and professionals provides practical approaches for caregiving, tactics to take care of the caregiver, plus educational and research updates about dementia, through a Jewish lens. The conference also provides information about community resources that are available. JFCS…

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Sun
16
May

Seeing One Another at Sinai: A PJ Library Shavuot Celebration

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Join PJ Library for a Twin Cities-wide celebration of Shavuot! Visit one of our ice cream stops in the afternoon to get a nut-free and certified kosher treat, participate in a few socially distanced activities, and get a craft bag to take home. Then join the full community of PJ Library families before sundown on Zoom for a fun, educational, and engaging experience appropriate for kids and adults of all ages. Advanced registration is required and spaces are limited to…

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Sun
23
May

PJ Library Park Play Date

Brookview Golden Valley, 316 Brookview Parkway S
Golden Valley, MN 55422 United States
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Join Carrie and her family for an informal park play date. We’ll meet at the playground and catch up after a long year. There will be individually wrapped snacks and other goodies for the kids. Masks are required for kids ages 2+ and social distancing protocols must be followed. Please RSVP to Carrie at cfink@jfcsmpls.org so she knows to look for your family (and can get in touch in case of any weather issues).

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Thu
27
May

“Spring Cleaning” with NextGen & Hag Sameach!

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Update as of 5/25/21: We will be moving assembly indoors due to weather. We are currently at capacity for an indoor event. Registration is closed at this time and will reopen if the weather forecast changes. Join NextGen on May 27th at 6:00 pm in the JFCS parking lot for a fun filled Hag Sameach assembly event. During the holidays and throughout the rest of the year the Hag Sameach program provides gifts and ritual items to families and individuals…

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June 2021

Wed
9
Jun

JFCS 111th Annual Meeting

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Please join us for our 111th ANNUAL MEETING Wednesday, June 9 | Noon to 1:30 p.m. on Zoom Please RSVP below and instructions will then be emailed to you. Elections for the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis Board of Directors will be held. We will welcome those being nominated for a first 3-year term including, Abby Barin, Rachel Frailich, Noah Londer, Audra Mintz and Cindy Tapper. We will recognize directors whose terms are ending, including outgoing Board Members…

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Thu
17
Jun

JFCS Memory Cafe

ZOOM, MN United States + Google Map

JFCS Memory Café is a virtual gathering for people with memory loss and their caregivers. Café members meet twice per month for activities and conversations in a comfortable, supportive environment. Meetings take place on Zoom, so members can have fun and socialize from home. Memory Café takes place on the following dates/times: 6/3 — 10-11:30am 6/17 – 10-11:30am 7/1 – 10-11:30am 7/15 – 10-11:30am 8/5 – 10-11:30am 8/19 – 10-11:30am

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Fri
18
Jun

PJ Library Splish Splash Shabbat

Oak Park Splash Pad, 3201 Rhode Island Ave. S.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
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Join Carrie and her kids for an informal morning of water play! Come anytime between 10 and 11:30am with your water gear, towels, and sunscreen and we’ll have some challah and grape juice to get us in the Shabbat spirit. You can read more here about payment and parking here: https://www.stlouispark.org/our-city/thing-to-do/splash-pad Please RSVP to Carrie at cfink@jfcsmpls.org if you plan to attend so she can be in touch in case of weather issues.

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Sun
20
Jun

Pride Family Fun Day – Twin Cities Pride (tcpride.org)

Como Park East Pavilion, 1151 Como Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108
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Join J-Pride and Twin Cities PJ Library for a day of celebration! All families are welcome to join us for this community wide event sponsored by Twin Cities Pride. Come find us at the well-marked J-Pride/PJ Library area for some crafts, stories, and snacks. Please register your family at the main event website here: https://tcpride.org/event/pride-family-fun-day/

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July 2021

Thu
1
Jul

JFCS Memory Cafe

ZOOM, MN United States + Google Map

JFCS Memory Café is a virtual gathering for people with memory loss and their caregivers. Café members meet twice per month for activities and conversations in a comfortable, supportive environment. Meetings take place on Zoom, so members can have fun and socialize from home. Memory Café takes place on the following dates/times: 6/3 — 10-11:30am 6/17 – 10-11:30am 7/1 – 10-11:30am 7/15 – 10-11:30am 8/5 – 10-11:30am 8/19 – 10-11:30am

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Sun
11
Jul

United Against Antisemitism

Front steps of the Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55155
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  A COMMUNITY GATHERING AT THE MINNESOTA STATE CAPITOL At a time of rising antisemitism, it is ever more important for our community to come together, raise awareness, and stand united against antisemitism and hate.   Parking is free in Lot Q off Cedar St, Ramp F off Rice St, and behind the Department of Transportation building in any spot which says "contract" or "metered." Free parking is also available on the top level of the Centennial Parking Ramp. We…

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Thu
15
Jul

JFCS Memory Cafe

ZOOM, MN United States + Google Map

JFCS Memory Café is a virtual gathering for people with memory loss and their caregivers. Café members meet twice per month for activities and conversations in a comfortable, supportive environment. Meetings take place on Zoom, so members can have fun and socialize from home. Memory Café takes place on the following dates/times: 6/3 — 10-11:30am 6/17 – 10-11:30am 7/1 – 10-11:30am 7/15 – 10-11:30am 8/5 – 10-11:30am 8/19 – 10-11:30am

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