TC Jewfolk was awarded a Minneapolis Jewish Federation Innovation Grant to conduct a strategic planning and visioning process. Read the full strategic plan here. And get excited.
Many of my Jewish friends do little, to absolutely nothing, to attach themselves to the Jewish world outside of having Jewish friends. The assimilation rate is rampant. Studies have shown this is partly due to the millennials viewing their Judaism the same as any other part of their life, and their fear of labels – being too religious or too Jewy.
On Sunday, August 10 it’s Israeli Valentine’s Day! From 5:30 – 7 PM all single Jews ages 18-36 are invited to a free, exclusive event at the home of Sam and Sylvia Kaplan. RSVP because space is limited.
Way back in May, when it was still snowing in Minnesota (sigh….), we asked you to take two surveys about TC Jewfolk, an anonymous readership survey and a survey of Jewish organization leaders. Here are the results.
In our weekly profile series, Who the Folk?!, we’ll interview a different member of the TC tribe every Monday. This week: Kimmy Lear!
Everyone loves Harel. He is just one of those people that make you smile, laugh, and want to be around. Good egg, good energy, good boy. In fact, we still call him Yeled Tov (good boy), even though he’s an extraordinary young man with facial hair.
This is the third in a series of articles from Israel by Rabbi Yosi Gordon. He is a teacher at the Talmud Torah of St. Paul, currently studying at the Shalom Hartman Institute and elsewhere in Jerusalem. This article was originally posted to Facebook.
Photos and video from the Stand With Israel Community Solidarity Gathering Thursday night at Adath Jeshurun, organized by MinnDak JCRC.
Israel rally tonight at 7:30 at Adath. Governor Mark Dayton will be there. Pre-register and arrive early for faster security screening, and to find parking and seats. Tag your Instagram pictures with #tcjewfolk so we can feature them on the site and show that Minnesota supports Israel!
Your support of the Stop the Sirens Campaign won’t actually stop the sirens, of course. But you will mitigate their impact.