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

CARA

JSS is currently initiating a new program, Community Action for Refugee Arrival (CARA).

Upcoming Events

Oct
22
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
Oct 22 @ 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      Eggplant Parmesan, Greek salad, rolls, Minestrone soup, dessert
1:00 pm-2:00 pm        Dan Barker: Great composer series on piano

JSS Annual Meeting @ Jewish Social Services
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oct
29
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
Oct 29 @ 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      Hickory smoked BBQ Chicken, tszimmes, couscous, fruit, rugalach (Veg option: Hickory smoked BBQ seitan)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm        Bob Skloot presentation, “Wandering with Firm Purpose: Raphael Lemkin’s Crusade Against Genocide”

Nov
2
Fri
Shabbat at Capitol Lakes @ Capitol Lakes Retirement Community (in the Grand Hall)
Nov 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. Led by Rabbi Andrea Steinberger with the assistance of UW students from Hillel.

 

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

Nov
5
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
Nov 5 @ 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 shawarma, saffron rice, Israeli salad and sauces, eggplant salad, fruit, brownie (Vegetarian option: tofu shawarma)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm        Pam Phillips-Olson presentation, “Who We Were Meant to Be”

Nov
12
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
Nov 12 @ 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      Morrocan beef stew, herbed rice, market vegetable, dessert, fruit  (Vegetarian option: Morrocan vegetable stew)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm        Jen Rubin presentation, “We Are Staying: Eighty Years in the Life of a Family, a Store, and a Neighborhood”

Nov
16
Fri
Shabbat at Oakwood Villiage @ Oakwood Villiage University Woods (in Oaks Community Room)
Nov 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Please join Rabbi Renee Bauer, your neighbors, volunteers and Jewish Social Services staff for candle lighting, challah, wine, songs and discussion to usher in Shabbat.

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

Nov
19
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
Nov 19 @ 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      Vegetarian lasagna w/ impossible burger, Greek salad, rolls, truffled white bean soup, fruit, dessert
1:00 pm-2:00 pm        Mark Stransky – Original piano music in variety of styles on themes inspired by people and nature