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

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

Feb
26
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
Feb 26 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

11:30 am-12:00 pm: Yoga from a chair with Betsy Haimson
12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Roasted chicken, rolls, wild rice, vegetable medley, fruit, dessert
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: Ellen Meyer presentation, “What’s so Jewish About this Art?”


Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

11:30 am-12:00 pm: Yoga from a chair with Betsy Haimson
12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Pasta Carbanara, mixed green salad w/ Balsamic dressing, fruit, dessert (Vegetarian option: Pasta w/ pesto and vegetables)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: Laura Tisch presentation, “Munchkey Apples: Our Family Business”


Mar
2
Fri
Shabbat at Capitol Lakes (Purim Celebration) @ Capitol Lakes Retirement Community (in the Grand Hall)
Mar 2 @ 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.

Shabbat at Oakwood Villiage @ Oakwood Villiage University Woods (in Oaks Community Room)
Mar 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 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 Paul Grossberg with the assistance of JSS volunteers.

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

Mar
5
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
Mar 5 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

11:30 am-12:00 pm: Yoga from a chair with Betsy Haimson
11:30 am -12:30 pm: Complimentary Blood pressure check with nurse, Lori Edelstein
12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Lasagna Alfredo, rolls, mixed greens with Balsamic dressing, dessert
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: Showcase of American Musicals: University of Wisconsin students with instructor, Jeanette Thompson


Mar
9
Fri
Shabbat at Attic Angel Place @ Attic Angel Place (in the Garden Room)
Mar 9 @ 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

Mar
12
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
Mar 12 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

11:30 am-12:00 pm: Yoga from a chair with Betsy Haimson
12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Chicken & dill stew, Basmati rice, lentil soup, mixed greens salad, fruit, dessert (Vegetarian option: tofu and dill stew)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: Rabbi Paula Winnig presentation, “Sheep, Shawls and Shatnez”


Mar
26
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
Mar 26 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

11:30 am-12:00 pm: Yoga from a chair with Betsy Haimson
12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Lox, cream cheese, bagels, lettuce, tomato, onion, capers, cucumber, dairy kugel
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: Jessica Michna presentation, “Golda Meir, The Journey Home”