TC Jewfolk’s Most-Read In 2018

This year has gone on for so long that when we relaunched TC Jewfolk, it was still only this year. But that relaunch kicked off a big year. Sure, a lot of what we do is online, but we’ve done more in real life events in 2018, and we’re looking for more opportunities in 2019. […]

Shabbat Weekend In Bulgaria

I prefer not to seem like a dumb American tourist, but I much more prefer not to be called a “Russian.” It took me a day to get a hold of that in Bulgaria. The young Bulgarian woman at the hostel I stayed at, in the center of the city of Sofia, laid out a […]

Wrapped Up Making My Own Talit

When I first joined Beth Jacob Congregation with my then-fiance in anticipation of our upcoming wedding, there was no way to ignore that I was expected to wear a tallit when going up to the bima for our pre-wedding aliyah. I had never seen women wear tallit before joining Beth Jacob, much less put one […]

TC Jewfolk Guide To Christmas 2018

Christmas can be sort of a bummer for us Jewish folk. Friends head home for grandma’s famous holiday ham, stores are closed, the excitement of gift unwrapping ended last week. But there is a silver lining. The city is ours!!! Mwahahaha! TC Jewfolk has your Christmas go-to guide for all the best restaurants, Chinese joints, […]

Andrew Zimmern’s Controversy is Our Opportunity

Food personality Andrew Zimmern recently made some offensive and arrogant remarks about American-Chinese food. In his own words, “Well … I think I’m saving the souls of all the people from having to dine at these horseshit restaurants masquerading as Chinese food that are in the Midwest.” Ever since this controversy exploded, I have struggled […]

Minnesota Hillel Honored At International Assembly

Minnesota Hillel won the Israel Education and Engagement Award and was recognized as one of the five most improved Hillels out of 550 in the number of students being reached at the Hillel International Global Assembly in Denver last week. Benjie Kaplan, Minnesota Hillel’s executive director, said that the increase in Israel-related programming dates back […]

Jewish Job: Sabes JCC Early Childhood Center Toddler Teacher

Job Title: Early Childhood Center Toddler Teacher Organization Name: Sabes JCC Early Childhood Center Job Type: Full-time Deadline: Open Until Filled Job Summary/Description: The Early Childhood Center (ECC) Toddler Classroom Teacher reports to the Age Group Coordinator for the Toddler Program. The teacher will plan and execute appropriate activities; observe and evaluate children’s development; and […]