Purim: No Distinction Between Haman and Mordecai?

Purim: No Distinction Between Haman and Mordecai?

Why does alcohol play such an outsized role in Purim? Digging deeper, what do our texts have to say about this and is there a more meaningful way to celebrate the holiday?

Become a Mental Health First Aider and Support Your Community!

Become a Mental Health First Aider and Support Your Community!

We all need a little extra support sometimes. Become a Mental Health First Aider and learn the skills necessary to help your community’s mental health!

Embracing Change & Creativity This Season

Embracing Change & Creativity This Season

Even in a COVID winter, it’s possible to cultivate change while staying safe—it just requires some creativity, much like the rest of this year.

Navigating Safety & Sanity During a Pandemic Winter

Navigating Safety & Sanity During a Pandemic Winter

Winter will last all the way through March 20, 2021. Like this past summer, we must once again reimagine what it means to stay connected, healthy and sane during a changing of seasons and the continuation of COVID-19.

Introducing Kim Holland, DV Advocacy Program Manager

Introducing Kim Holland, DV Advocacy Program Manager

Meet Kim Holland, our new DV Advocacy Program Manager! Kim will work within the Project DVORA team at JFS, helping to support and advocate for survivors of domestic violence and abuse.

National Caregivers Month: Caregiving During COVID-19

National Caregivers Month: Caregiving During COVID-19

According to Mental Health America, there are over 53 million Americans who are unpaid caregivers to family, friends and neighbors. At JFS, our Family Caregiver Support Program aims to support unpaid family caregivers while reducing stress and anxiety.

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