JFCS Events

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.

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 -...

Summer Reading Series- The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan For End-Of-Life Care

Summer Reading Series- The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan For End-Of-Life Care

Join us June 29th at Beth Chaim at 12:30 to discuss Dr. Angelo E. Volandes book. Dr. Angelo E. Volandes believes that a life well lived deserves a good ending. Through the stories of seven patients and seven very different end-of-life experiences, he demonstrates that what people who are approaching the end of their lives need most is not new technologies but one simple thing: The Conversation.

Growing Older With Acceptance And Mindfulness

Growing Older With Acceptance And Mindfulness

When: June 14th at 12:30pm Where: Beth El Synagogue (50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor) Details: "Growing Older With Acceptance And Mindfulness" will be presented by Andrea LoPresti, LCSW and Director of Clinical Services at JFCS. We'll learn how to stay mindful in...