Born: September 22, 1931Died: April 9, 2021 Janet Louise Tuft Garvin, MSW, was the oldest child of Dr. Louis Tuft and Carlyn Manasses Tuft, and sister of Betsy A. Tuft, MSW, and Harry M. Tuft. Janet grew up with her family in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a young girl Janet developed a love for travel and … Continue reading Remembering Janet Garvin, A JCS Founder
Our Second Night Seder will be held over Zoom on Sunday, March 28 at 6:00 PM. Please don't forget to register so that we can send you the Zoom link. We also put together a checklist to help you prepare.
From the Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor Meet Barb and Bernie Barb and Bernie Banet have been members of Ann Arbor's Secular Humanist congregation, the Jewish Cultural Society, since 1978. They've served on or advised multiple communal boards of directors, including at the JCC and Federation. They've given their time to greater Ann Arbor's Jewish community for years. And now, they're providing for its future. Barb and Bernie made a … Continue reading Federation Recognizes Barb and Bernie Banet for After-Life Giving with LIFE & LEGACY!
August 2020 Dear JCS community members, Thank you for your support of the Jewish Cultural Society. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on our community and required us to continually adapt to the ever-changing regulations and recommendations from our state and local authorities. What hasn’t changed is our unwavering commitment to continue running our … Continue reading Membership Renewal for 2020-2021