Upcoming Events

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Time: 10:00am

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

Join Dr. Sheba Roy, ND, FABNO, as she discusses How to Fight Cancer, Heart Disease and Diabetes with your Fork. It’s hard to know what diet is really right for you in the midst of so much information. But there is a better way of eating that can lower inflammation and fight disease. Dr. Sheba Roy will help you determine which foods are best for you and how to use nutrition to fight disease.

$12 includes kosher brunch. RSVP by February 5th to Tracy Agranove at 248.592.2267 or tagranove@jfsdetroit.org. Open to the public

Time: 1-2:30pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

Friendly visitors are JFS volunteers who spend time with isolated older adults. You can help enhance these visits by creating Brighten-Their-Day Bundles. You’ll paint a small canvas, make a fleece scarf, and create a set of conversation starter cards that volunteers will share with JFS clients during one of their visits.

Time: 12:00pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

Join the JFS Book Club as we discuss, Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain your Brain, by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. Come eat your lunch…and feed your brain. To receive your FREE* copy of any of the books,contact Olga Semenova at 248.592.2269 or osemenova@jfsdetroit.org. *A $10 deposit is required and will be returned the day of the book club.

Time: 1:00pm

Location: JVS Human Services

Join Ellen Yashinsky Chute, LMSW, as she discusses family dynamics and brain health. To register contact, Mary Martella at mmartella@jfsdetroit.org or 248.592.2671.

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Time: 12:00pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

Join the JFS Book Club as we discuss, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, by Malcolm Gladwell. Come eat your lunch…and feed your brain. To receive your FREE* copy of any of the books,contact Olga Semenova at 248.592.2269 or osemenova@jfsdetroit.org. *A $10 deposit is required and will be returned the day of the book club.

Time: 1:00pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

Join Julie Ohana, LMSW, for culinary art therapy as it related to brain development. To register contact, Mary Martella at mmartella@jfsdetroit.org or 248.592.2671.

Time: 1-2:30pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

In the spirit of Purim, you’ll help create Purim Parcels for both JFS clients and individuals who are going through cancer treatment. You will be packaging traditional Purim goodies and crafting Chemo Care Kits that include fun items to keep people occupied during their treatment.

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Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

This engaging discussion will be moderated by Tara Hayes, Ph.D., known locally as the Book Club Professor. Registration is $18. Please register by contacting Wendy Eisenshtadt at 248.592.2339 or wendy@jfsdetroit.org. Seating is limited.

Time: 1-2:30pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

Participants will learn about mental health awareness and the services that JFS provides. Create cards and notes with encouraging words and homemade stress-relieving kits that will be given to teen clients.

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Time: 4:30pm-6:00pm

Location: JCC, West Bloomfield

Join us for the Jewish Family Service Annual Meeting and Community Recognition event as we look back at the year and honor those who have support our mission.

Time: 1-2:30pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

Spring into Action with your family to build planter boxes and other fun projects that will help spruce up the homes of older adults in our community.

Time: 12:00pm

Location: JFS, West Bloomfield

Join the JFS Book Club as we discuss, Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal, by Eric Schlosser. Come eat your lunch…and feed your brain. To receive your FREE* copy of any of the books,contact Olga Semenova at 248.592.2269 or osemenova@jfsdetroit.org. *A $10 deposit is required and will be returned the day of the book club.

Time: 6:30pm Registration   7:00pm Program

Location: Congregation Shaarey Zedek