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Nosh & Knowledge Summer Reading Series: My Russian Grandmother and her American Vaccum Cleaner by Meir Shalev

Nosh & Knowledge Summer Reading Series: My Russian Grandmother and her American Vaccum Cleaner by Meir Shalev

From the acclaimed Israeli author comes a charming tale of family ties, over-the-top housekeeping, and the sport of storytelling in Nahalal, the village of Meir Shalev’s birth. Hilarious and touching, this is the story of Shalev’s family set against the story of the early years of Israel. A kosher lunch will be provided and there is a $5.00 suggested donation. RSVP by 6/24 to Beth E at 609-987-8100 ext. 126.

JFCS & The Beth El Seniors Club Presents Food & a Flick

JFCS & The Beth El Seniors Club Presents Food & a Flick

Join JFCS and the Beth El Seniors on Thursday June 20th for a dairy lunch and a movie! We will be watching either “The Book Club” or “When Harry Met Sally” depending on availability. Both flicks are really cute and fun!

JFCS Mobile Food Truck

JFCS Mobile Food Truck

The JFCS Mobile Food Truck will bring the resources of our pantry on the road to locations across Mercer County. At each location, we will park our fully-stocked truck and distribute groceries to those in need. The truck will be FREE, CHOICE FOOD PANTRY that aligns with our mission of empowering individuals to make informed choices and care for themselves.

Nosh & Knowledge: Song of Songs, A Look at This Ancient Love Story

Nosh & Knowledge: Song of Songs, A Look at This Ancient Love Story

Join JFCS for an afternoon exploring poetry and meaning in the beautiful text of Song of Songs. A kosher lunch will be provided and there is a requested donation of $5.00 per person. RSVP to Beth Englezos no later than 5/17 at Bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126

Israel: Songs, Stories & Food

Israel: Songs, Stories & Food

Join seniors of Beth El & JFCS as we celebrate the 71st anniversary of the state of Israel with songs, stories and food on May 16th! RSVP by 5/13 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126

New Groups at JFCS

New Groups at JFCS

Jewish Family & Children’s Service is excited to announce the beginning of two new groups, Mindfulness for Children and What’s on Your Mind, happening at our satellite location in Hightstown, NJ. For more information, or to register for Mindfulness for Children, please contact Shirley Bellardo at 609-987-8100 Ext. 117

2019 Annual Meeting

2019 Annual Meeting

Join JFCS on June 4th at Adath Israel Congregation, to celebrate another year of service to the community & recognize the incredible volunteers that make it possible! RSVP by May 28th.

Jewish Bereavement Group

Jewish Bereavement Group

This group is POSTPONED until further notice. stay tuned for new dates. This will be a weekly group in which members converse openly and support one another through the grief process beginning May 16. Open to any Jewish adult, who has lost a partner within 18 months. Register with Beverly Rubman at Beverlyr@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 139

Nosh & Knowledge: Beyond The Four Children

Nosh & Knowledge: Beyond The Four Children

Join Ann Berman-Waldorf on April 18th about who sits at our Passover table and who is not there. A kosher lunch will be provided and you may also bring your own kosher-style lunch. RSVP to Beth E by 4/12 at 609-987-8100 ext. 126.

JFCS Announces Mensch Award

JFCS Announces Mensch Award

JFCS announces the Rose & Louis H. Linowitz Mensch Award. This is a merit-based award for deserving Jewish eighth grade and high school senior students living in Greater Mercer County. Applications due by April 30th 2019.