Caring Connections

Caring Connections provides opportunities for Jewish adults with developmental disabilities to take part in social and educational events and learn about Jewish holidays and traditions.

Stacey Spencer, Inclusion Program Manager
952-542-4845 |


J-Pride’s mission is to engage Minnesota based Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Jews and their allies to come together for social events, community gatherings, celebrations, and educational opportunities.

Heather Renetzky,  J-Pride Program Coordinator
612-481-1037 |


NextGen provides opportunities for young adults ages 21-36 to develop leadership skills and deepen connections to JFCS and its mission through social and volunteer experiences and philanthropy.
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Erica Solomon,  Development Associate
952-417-2124 |

PJ Library

This is an international award-winning program designed to strengthen Jewish identity by sending Jewish-content books and music on a monthly basis to children from age 6 months through 8 years. PJ Library also hosts regular community events for families. Any family with a Jewish connection is invited to enroll and receive these beautiful, age-appropriate books. Sign up today at or visit PJ Library’s Facebook page.

Debbie Wolfe,  PJ Library Coordinator
952-417-2139 |

Shalom Baby

Shalom Baby welcomes families of newborns and babies, up to 6 months, to the Jewish community. Families with newborns are invited to our community baby showers to meet other families and receive free goodie bags and a subscription to PJ Library. Also join us for Circle Time, an activity group with music, shakers, storytime, tumble time, yoga, massage and parachute play.

Mindy Teele, Outreach Coordinator, Hag Sameach and PJ Library
952-542-4870 |