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September 2021

Sun
26
Sep

Write Your Sukkot Story with Elana Rubinstein: A Virtual Author Visit for 2nd and 3rd graders

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Calling all 2nd and 3rd graders! Don’t miss out on this amazing Sukkot themed virtual event with PJ Library author Elana Rubinstein. Elana will inspire the next generation of Jewish authors to write and publish their stories. She will share her journey to become a children's author and the role Judaism plays in her creative life. The group will address why it's important for Jewish children to see themselves reflected positively in contemporary literature. Elana will also share her process to turn an idea…

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Thu
30
Sep

NextGen and Hag Sameach Shopping Event

Knollwood Target, 8900 Highway 7
Minneapolis, MN 55426 United States
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We are going shopping for Hag Sameach! Thursday, September 30th at 6:30pm Knollwood Target - 8900 Highway 7, St. Louis Park MN 55426 We are excited to bring back our annual NextGen shopping trip for the JFCS Hag Sameach program. Hag Sameach (Hebrew for “happy holidays”) provides gifts and ritual items for individuals and families in need to have a joyous holiday season. Meet us at Target Knollwood where JFCS will give each person an additional $10 to spend or…

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October 2021

Sun
10
Oct

PJ Library Park Play Date

Brookview Park Playground, 200 Brookview Pkwy N
Golden Valley, MN 55426 United States
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Sunday, October 10, 3:30-5:00pm at Brookview Playground Join Carrie and her family for an informal park play date. There will be individually wrapped snacks and other goodies for the kids. Masks are required for kids ages 2 and up 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). It’ll be great to catch up after summer and…

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Sun
17
Oct

21st Annual Virtual Conference on Mental Health – Finding Strength through Resilience

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This year’s conference, Finding Strength through Resilience, will be held virtually on Sunday, Oct. 17 from 9am to 2:30pm. The keynote speaker will be Jeffrey Zuckerman, author of the award-winning memoir Unglued: A Bipolar Love Story. Jeff will discuss how, in the face of his wife’s late-onset severe illness, he has managed his own well-being through compassion, faith, education, and the loving support of his family and community. Featured presenters will explore the topics of Grief, Post Traumatic Stress, Politics…

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December 2021

Sat
4
Dec

JFCS 33rd Annual Benefit

SAVE THE DATE & TUNE IN!  Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 • 7pm CST  Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis serves over 13,000 people each year in our community, our neighborhoods and our families. Mark your calendar now for an all new VIRTUAL Annual Benefit! Tune in as we gather together to support the critical work of JFCS. Melanie Barry, along with her children, Michael and Etta, Ronald and Shari, and Leslie and Jerad and their families, will be presented with the Friends…

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