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Goodman Lechayim Lunchtime Plus: "Every Week a Celebration of Good Food, Good Conversation & Good Vibes"

"Volunteering at Lechayim for a few hours each Monday gives me enough positivity to last all week long.” 

-Pamela Phillips Olson

Lechayim meets at Temple Beth El on most Mondays during the academic year and while we seek a weekly commitment, we can accommodate your appointments and vacations. Volunteers set up, serve, clear, welcome participants and make sure that everyone feels welcome and included. Training is provided in preventing cross-contamination, emergency procedures, customer service and other topics.

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The Golden Age Shtetl

A few copies of Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern's The Golden Age Shtetl are available for purchase (check only) at our office. Please stop by if you would like to purchase a copy. Books are $20 and checks may be made out to Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern.

Louise Goldstein to retire at the end of the year

Louise Goldstein to retire at the end of the year

Linda Reivitz, President of the Jewish Social Services Board of Directors, announced today that Louise Goldstein, Director of Volunteer Services and Senior Group Programs, will be retiring on December 31, 2015.  Goldstein has served at JSS for the past twelve years.

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JSS Welcomes Dawn Berney

JSS Welcomes Dawn Berney as Executive Director

Linda Reivitz, President of the Jewish Social Services Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dawn Berney as the agency’s new executive director effective September 1st. According to Reivitz, Ms. Berney is a “perfect fit” for the position.    

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Programs for Seniors

September 04, 2015 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Please join your neighbors, volunteers and Jewish Social Services staff in the Garden Room for candle lighting, challah, wine, songs and discussion to usher in Shabbat, with music by Les Goldsmith and...




September 11, 2015 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join your neighbors, volunteers and Jewish Social Services staff for candle lighting, challah, wine, songs and discussion to usher in Shabbat. Led by Rabbi Andrea Steinberger with the assistanc...




September 18, 2015 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join your neighbors, volunteers and Jewish Social Services staff for candle lighting, challah, wine, songs and discussion to usher in Shabbat.  Music by Paul Grossberg & with the assistance of ...




Caring. Connections. Solutions.

Jewish Social Services of Madison is a non-profit human services agency that provides compassionate and effective support services for individuals and families. Inspired by the values of Jewish tradition, JSS serves people of all ages, religions, backgrounds and lifestyles, with a strong commitment to the Jewish community.
  • 6434 Enterprise Lane - Madison, WI 53719
  • 608-278-1808
  • Fax: 608-278-7814
  • jss@jssmadison.org