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Hiring Event at Jewish Family Service of St. Paul

On Thursday, April 10th, Jewish Family Service of St. Paul’s (JFS) Employment and Career Advancement Program will host Midwest Staff Division, which will conduct onsite interviews for positions in their following divisions: Firstat Nursing Services, Northland Temporaries, KeyStaff Professionals. JFS Employment and Career Advancement program is accepting applications for new clients who are interested in attending this event and additional employment services. Click here for the full press release…

Twin Cities Jewish Community Alzheimer’s Task Force Receives Funding

The Twin Cities Jewish Community Alzheimer’s Task Force has received a grant through ACT on Alzheimer’s to support their work in creating a dementia-friendly community. Jewish Family Service of St. Paul and Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis have taken the lead in forming the task force and facilitating the work of the task force. Click here for the full news release…

Community Honors Rena Waxman at Retirement Party

Rena and guestsWhat a terrific send off! To celebrate the decade long service of Rena Waxman as its Executive Director, the Board of Directors of Jewish Family Service St. Paul hosted a truly special event on Thursday evening, December 19 at Sholom East.  From a spirited, if a bit off-key, rendition of “Rena, Rena, Rena” (to the tune of “Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel”) by the JFS staff to moving presentations by a series of notable guests, it was an evening to remember.


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Ted Flaum Named New Executive Director of Jewish Family Service

Judy Brier and Leslie Hahn, co-presidents of Jewish Family Service of St. Paul (JFS) and Eli Skora, executive director of the Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul are pleased to announce the appointment of Ted Flaum as the new executive director of JFS. Ted succeeds Rena Waxman, current executive director, when she retires at the end of the year. He will begin his position in February 2014…

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From Staff

Jackie came to JFS in August 2011 after she chose UCare for her health insurance program. She had just turned 65. Jackie had been living with her daughter but decided to move and live in an apartment alone after she and her daughter had a…

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