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

CARA

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

Upcoming Events

Apr
23
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
Apr 23 @ 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: Moroccan chicken, basmati rice, mixed green salad, spring vegetable medley, lentil and spinach soup, brownie (Vegetarian option: Moroccan tofu)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: Steve Kerbel presentation, “Making the Desert Bloom: New Developments in Agriculture and Technology in the Negev Desert Region of Israel”

 


JSS Executive/ Finance Committee Meeting @ Jewish Social Services
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Apr
30
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
Apr 30 @ 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: Beef and lamb kofte, pita, saffron rice, cucumber and mint sauce, Greek salad, peas and carrots, curried squash soup (Vegetarian option: Grilled seiten)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: Jim Leary presentation, “What Folksongs Tell Us about Work in Wisconsin”

 


May
4
Fri
Shabbat at Oakwood Villiage @ Oakwood Villiage University Woods (in Oaks Community Room)
May 4 @ 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.

May
7
Mon
Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
May 7 @ 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: African peanut stew, rice, mixed greens w/ Balsamic dressing, fruit, dessert (Vegetarian option: tofu peanut stew)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: Four Seasons Theatre: “The Best of Broadway: Stephen Sondheim.”

 


Lechayim Lunch Plus @ Beth Israel Center
May 7 @ 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: Buttermilk pancakes, potato kugel, scrambled eggs, fruit, pastry
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: Slavic Folk and Popular Songs by vocalist and musician, Anna Gubenkova. Accompanied by Victor Gorodinsky, founder and conductor of UW-Madison Russia Folk Orchestra.

 


May
11
Fri
Shabbat at Attic Angel Place @ Attic Angel Place (in the Garden Room)
May 11 @ 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

May
14
Mon
JSS Board Meeting @ Jewish Social Services
May 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm