JFCS Events

Hunger & What We Can Do To Help

Hunger & What We Can Do To Help

Join us on November 8th, as Michelle Napell, Executive Director of JFCS, will talk about hunger in our area and what the agency is doing to help. RSVP to Beth E at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext 126 required by 11/3.

20s & 30s Giving Circle

20s & 30s Giving Circle

**Please note, this event is CANCELED until new date is determined.** On November 5th, Use your change to be the change. Network with young Jewish professionals. Consider best practices in philanthropy. Discover NGOs whose mission speaks to you. How will you make a difference? Register online for this new event here.

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.

The Story of Gold’s Horseradish with Marc Gold

The Story of Gold’s Horseradish with Marc Gold

Hear the story of Gold’s Horseradish on October 18th, how it was built and lasted 44 years until it was sold in 2015. Marc, grandson of founder Hyman Gold will be sharing the story of the business. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person. RSVP required to Beth E at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126 by 10/11.

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 will...

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.