High Holiday Season with JFS

Volunteer, learn and celebrate with Jewish Family Service during the High Holiday season! Join us for one or more activities. Information on registration can be found by following the links below.

Rosh Hashanah Basket Making & Delivery
Sunday, September 22, 2019
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Volunteer to help make holiday food baskets and deliver them to vulnerable community members in need and those who want to celebrate and feel connected to our Jewish community. There are two shifts, and pre-registration is required.

Exploring Dignity: High Holidays
Thursday, September 19, 2019  
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Every year at this time we are reminded to repair our relationships with each other. Why is it so hard? Can this year be different? Join Beth Huppin, Director of Project Kavod/Dignity, for a Jewish text-based exploration about contemporary connections between the work of JFS and the High Holidays.

Sha’arei Tikvah Rosh Hashanah Celebration

Monday, September 30, 2019
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Join us in prayer and celebration to hear the sounding of the shofar and enjoy sweet, holiday treats. Sha’arei Tikvah events aim to be accessible to people of all abilities and ages, and are offered in conjunction with JFS Supportive Living Services.

Sukkot Celebration for Russian Seniors 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Join us for a joyful celebration of Sukkot, the autumn Jewish harvest festival. We’ll learn about the holiday, socialize, listen to music and enjoy a light meal together in the sukkah — rain or shine!

Save The Date! Community-Wide Food Drive & Food Sort
Food Drive: September 29 – October 20, 2019 
Food Sort: October 20, 2019 
Help support the Polack Food Bank during our annual Community-Wide Food Drive, which officially begins with announcements at Rosh Hashanah and culminates at the Food Sort. The Food Sort is a one-day event at the end of our Community-Wide Food Drive where hundreds of volunteers sort and organize Food Drive donations. Join us in this rewarding tradition!

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