UMN Regents Vote To Not Un-name Campus Buildings

Despite a vocal and angry crowd, and a recommendation from outgoing University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler to the contrary, the school’s Board of Regents voted to keep the names of four former UMN leaders on buildings despite their anti-Semitic and racist past. A full crowd of vocal attendees were at the meeting on Friday […]

Game of Thrones: This Time, It’s Biblical

It never ceases to amaze me how invested we all get in fictional worlds like Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, heck – even Hunger Games has a cult-like following. I myself am a deep follower of all things nerd, and certainly enjoy diving down into the minutiae of my favorite worlds. However, NOTHING has […]

Jewish Job: Development Director At NECHAMA

Job Title: Development Director Organization Name: NECHAMA – Jewish Response to Disaster Job Type: Full-time Salary Range: $65,000 Deadline: Open Until Filled Job Summary/Description: About NECHAMA: NECHAMA – Jewish Response to Disaster is a 501(c)(3) disaster relief organization providing natural disaster response, rebuild, and preparedness training services nationwide. NECHAMA, rooted in the Jewish value of […]

Poet/Performer/Artist Caroline Rothstein Coming To Twin Cities

Caroline Rothstein wears many hats. Whether she’s a freelance journalist, poet, artist or performer, she learned that a 9-to-5 job was never going to be her thing. “I learned early on that I was built to baseline around my art,” said Rothstein. Rothstein will be bringing her art to the Twin Cities on May 8 […]

Jewish Job: Temple Of Aaron Seeking Event Coordinator

Job Title: Event Coordinator Organization Name: Temple Of Aaron Job Type: Part-time Salary Range: $6,000-$10,000 Deadline: 5/31/19 Job Summary/Description: Temple of Aaron, Saint Paul’s largest synagogue, is looking for an events coordinator. This person will work closely with Senior Rabbi, Jeremy Fine, on Annual Celebrity Fundraiser, Big Night of Jewish Thought and four to five […]

New Small-Giving Platform Embraces Jewish Roots

I want to tell you all about is a person who went out and just “did it.” It took her and her family a few years to get off their collective tuchus, but after they did, success has followed. I’ve known Amy Bennaroch for over seven years now (wow, I’m getting old). She is a […]

Evaluating Our Own Pharaohs

Today on the train, there was a homeless man. He stepped onto the train and announced his name and made a brief speech asking anyone had any food, water, or money. At first, everyone was polite but didn’t offer anything besides a small “sorry” or “nothing on me”. Eventually, he started circling the train car […]