JFCS Events

The Borscht Belt with Marisa Scheinfeld

The Borscht Belt with Marisa Scheinfeld

Join us on November 2 at 10:30am where we will time travel through American Jewish history and pop culture as we revisit the Borscht Belt – once home to about 500 hotels and 50,000 bungalows in the Catskill Mountains. Presented by Marisa Schienfeld, her new book will show photographs of abandoned sites where bungalows once boomed as well as sites that have been repurposed.

Coping with Addiction in the Family

Coping with Addiction in the Family

Addiction hurts more than the addict. If you have a family member suffering or recovering from addiction, you too need support and tools to help them succeed in recovery. Join us in this brand new workshop, beginning Wednesday night, October 18th. To register, contact Andrea LoPresti LCSW, Director of Clinical Services.

Counting Our Days- Making Our Days Count

Counting Our Days- Making Our Days Count

As we gather between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Ann Berman-Waldorf will lead us in conversation about what makes a life well lived. Loosely based around the text from Psalms,”,” (90:12); this discussion will focus on finding meaning, purpose and a sense of renewal as we begin a new year. RSVP required by 9/20 to Beth E. at 609-987-8100 ext. 126

When The Holidays Hurt: Grief During A Time of Celebration

When The Holidays Hurt: Grief During A Time of Celebration

This program is a unique one-time support session for all who are grieving. It will cover: living with your sadness when others are celebrating family at festive meals; attendance at High Holiday services; and finding comfort in community. This group will be facilitated by Chaplain Beverly Rubman. Light refreshments will be served. Must be Pre-registered but the program is free.

Jewish Bereavement Group

Jewish Bereavement Group

Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County will launch a new Jewish Bereavement Group for Jewish adults who have lost a spouse or a partner within the last 18 months. Facilitated by Chaplain Beverly Rubman, this is a weekly group in which members...

Backpack Drive

Backpack Drive

The JFCS Backpack Drive is here again! Whether it’s backpacks or notebooks, pens or pencils, let’s continue to help children start the school year off right.

The Ottoman Lieutenant- A Movie Review

The Ottoman Lieutenant- A Movie Review

Date: July 27 at 12:30pm Where: Congregation Beth Chaim (329 Village Rd. East, Princeton Junction) A beautiful, strong-willed, woman, who, frustrated by ongoing injustice at home, leaves the United States to work at a remote medical mission within the Ottoman Empire -...

Jews & The News

Jews & The News

Join us on July 11th for coffee, a nosh and lively conversation on the latest news and trends related to Jewish politics, businesses and more. Free and open to the community. RSVP to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126