Jewish Social Services is a non-profit organization working to help Dane County residents get their basic needs met.

We offer services in the areas of short-term advocacy, long-term case management, Jewish spiritual care and immigration services. We serve people of all ages and backgrounds.

Contact Us

Phone: 608-442-4081 – Fax: 608-278-7814
info@jssmadison.org
6434 Enterprise Lane – Madison, WI 53719

Donations to Jewish Social Services help a variety of causes!

Donate Here

Levy Summer Series

Thank you to everyone who participated in and made the Levy Summer Series possible! It was a wonderful year! We hope to see you at Lechayim this fall!

RENTING OPPORTUNITY

A senior from the Jewish Community is renting one of the bedrooms in her two bedroom apartment. She lives in senior apartments on the west side. Next to a bus stop, and easy access to a library and other public attractions. If interested, please contact Maya Garbuz at 608-658-2240 or maya@jssmadison.org.

Upcoming Events

Aug
28
Mon
Annual Summer Barbecue @ Goodman Jewish Community Center
Aug 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Annual Summer Barbecue @ Goodman Jewish Community Center | Verona | Wisconsin | United States
Transportation is available with Transit Solutions
 
$9 per person for lunch: Kosher hot dogs, hamburgers and veggie burgers, potato salad, coleslaw, fresh fruit salad and brownies.
 
To register, click here, call 442-4081 or send a check into Jewish Social Services at 6434 Enterprise Lane, Madison WI 53719-1117 by August 21st.
 
The beautiful Goodman swimming pool and lounging deck will be open at no charge
 
Funds are available to make it possible for those with low incomes to attend. Contact Paul Borowsky at 442-4083; all information will be kept confidential. Programs underwritten by Jewish Social Services.
Sep
1
Fri
Shabbat at Oakwood Villiage @ Oakwood Villiage University Woods (in Oaks Community Room)
Sep 1 @ 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 JSS volunteers.

A program of Jewish Social Services of Madison and Oakwood Villiage.

Sep
8
Fri
Shabbat at Attic Angel Place @ Attic Angel Place (in the Garden Room)
Sep 8 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 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 Les Goldsmith with the assistance of Angel volunteers.

 

A program of Jewish Social Services and Attic Angel Place

Sep
11
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Temple Beth Israel
Sep 11 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

11:30-12:00  Yoga from a chair with Betsy Haimson
12:00-1:00  Braised balsamic chicken (vegetarian option: tofu), roasted potato, market vegetable, babka, fruit
1:00-2:00  Old-time Country Duets – Bill and Bobbie Malone

Sep
15
Fri
Shabbat at Capitol Lakes @ Capitol Lakes Retirement Community (in the Grand Hall)
Sep 15 @ 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. Music by Les Goldsmith with the assistance of UW students from Hillel.

 

A program of Jewish Social Services, UW Hillel and Capitol Lakes Retirement Community.

Sep
18
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Temple Beth Israel
Sep 18 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

11:30-12:30  Complimentary Blood pressure check with nurse, Lori Edelstein
11:30-12:00  Yoga from a chair with Betsy Haimson
12:00-1:00  Vegetarian lasagna, haricots verts almandine, market fresh salad, fruit, brownie
1:00-2:00  Amsterdam: A Northern Promised Land – Franklynn Peterson

Sep
25
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Temple Beth Israel
Sep 25 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

11:30-12:00  Yoga from a chair with Betsy Haimson
12:00-1:00  Coconut curry chicken (vegetarian option: tofu), saffron rice, market vegetable, fruit, cookie
1:00-2:00  Retro Swing Band – Vintage music from 1930’s – 1950’s

Oct
6
Fri
Shabbat at Oakwood Villiage @ Oakwood Villiage University Woods (in Oaks Community Room)
Oct 6 @ 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 JSS volunteers.

A program of Jewish Social Services of Madison and Oakwood Villiage.