In an effort to keep everyone in our community healthy and safe, JSS has decided to cancel the Lechayim Lunch scheduled for March 16, 2020. 

Harry J. and Belle Goodman Lechayim Lights: The Goodman Lechayim Lunchtime Plus is a Dane County Senior Nutrition Program site.

Join us for great food, friends, fun and interesting programs at Lechayim Lunchtime Plus.

Meeting at Beth Israel Center, 1406 Mound Street, located on the corner of Mound Street and Randall Avenue. Contact Jewish Social Services at (608) 442-4081 or email office@jssmadison.org no later than 2:00 pm the preceding Wednesday.  A vegetarian option is available with a reservation.  If you are 60 years or older, a minimum donation of $4.00 is suggested, but please only pay what is comfortable for you. The cost of the meal is $9.07 for those younger than 60 years old.

If you cannot attend the meal, please join us for the free program at 1:00 pm

MANY THANKS TO UW HILLEL ADAMAH CATERING FOR PROVIDING OUR DELICIOUS KOSHER MEALS!

CANCELLED**Monday, March 16
11:30 am-12:00 pm: Yoga from a chair with Betsy Haimson
12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Maple mustard roasted chicken, whipped sweet potato, vegetable medley, fruit, brownie (Veggie option: Maple roasted tofu)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: Currach Trio: Irish music

Monday, March 23
11:30 am-12:00 pm: Yoga from a chair with Betsy Haimson
12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Vegetarian lasagna, Italian dressing with iceberg salad, rolls, fruit, dessert
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: “From Holocaust to Civil Rights” presented by Simon family siblings

Monday, March 30
11:30 am-12:00 pm: Yoga from a chair with Betsy Haimson
12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Hickory smoked chicken, whipped potato, vegetable medley, fruit, birthday cake turkish coffee rubbed tofu (Veggie option: Turkish coffee rubbed tofu)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: “How to Make a Life: A Tibetan Refugee Family and the Midwestern Woman They Adopted,” presented by Madeline Uraneck

Monday, April 6
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: Peri Peri chicken, herbed rice, harissa carrots, fruit, brownie (Vegetarian option – Peri Peri tofu)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: Madison Area Ukulele Initiative (MAUI)

Monday, April 20
11:30 am-12:00 pm: Yoga from a chair with Betsy Haimson
12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Herb roasted chicken, basmati rice, vegetable medley, mixed greens salad, fruit (Vegetarian option: Herb roasted jackfruit and garbanzo beans)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: “Perspectives on Guatemala,” presentation by Karen Shevet Dinah

Monday, April 27
11:30 am-12:00 pm: Yoga from a chair with Betsy Haimson
12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Hickory smoked BBQ chicken, fingerling potatoes, green beans, fruit, birthday cake (Veggie option: BBQ tofu)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm: “Independence Day Celebrations and our lives in Israel,” presentation by Danielle Man and Gal Ben Yishay

Next month dates: May 4th and 11th

There is no Lechayim in June, July or August.

If you would like further information about the meal, programs, transportation, or to check on any cancellations, contact Paul Borowsky at (608) 442-4083, paul@jssmadison.org.

Transportation is available from many parts of Madison with Transit Solutions.  The cost is $1/round-trip, payable to the driver. Let us know if you need a ride and if you need a wheelchair lift.

Lechayim runs from September through May. For additional Senior Program Opportunities, please contact Paul Borowsky at 608-442-4083.

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