The High Holidays With JFS

Prepare for a new year and the High Holidays by getting involved with Jewish Family Service and learning about what we have to offer for the community.

Rosh Hashanah Basket Making & Delivery
Sunday, August 26
Volunteer to help make holiday food baskets and deliver them to those who want to celebrate and feel connected to our Jewish community.

Exploring Dignity: The High Holidays & Renewal
Monday, August 27
Join Beth Huppin, Director of Project Kavod/Dignity, for a text-based discussion about the contemporary connections between the work of JFS and the High Holidays.

Sha’arei Tikvah Rosh Hashanah Celebration
Monday, September 10
Join us for a community-wide, welcoming service that is accessible to people of all abilities and ages, and is offered in conjunction with JFS Supportive Living Services. Volunteers are also needed to help with the event!

Sukkot & Domestic Violence Awareness
This year, Jewish Family Service is shining a light on the troubling intersection of justice/tzedek and domestic violence. We are asking you to hang this decoration in your sukkah to help raise awareness and encourage discussion about this issue.

Sukkot Celebration for Russian Seniors
Wednesday, September 26
Would you or someone you know be interested in joining a joyful celebration for Russian-speaking seniors? We’ll learn about the holiday, socialize, listen to music and enjoy refreshments together in the sukkah.

Community-Wide Food Drive & Food Sort
September 9 – 30
Donate food and toiletries for the Polack Food Bank. The Food Drive, a key part of providing food security for our community, culminates at the Food Sort where you can help organize and sort donations.

  • How can these events provide personal and community growth?
  • How do they promote well-being, health and stability?
  • How can a sukkah be a symbol of peace and justice?

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