Paris Chansons Prepare For Return Visit To Minneapolis

Every musician likes to say how the city or venue they are performing in is one of their favorites. But whether the dead of winter or mid-summer, Julia Kantor and Paris Chansons, her French-music-with-a-Russian-twist band, may actually love coming to Minneapolis and the Dakota. “The Dakota is one of our favorites,” said Kantor. “It has […]

Who The Folk?! Sarah Breiner and Danielle Spradlin

What does it take to start up a new non-profit milk bank? Lactation consultant Danielle Spradlin and attorney Sarah Breiner are doing just that, as they are working to get the Bold North Milk Bank off the ground. We talk with the duo about why there’s a need for this resource in the community, why […]

Robert Aronson Takes Charge Of HIAS Board

Thirty-one years ago, Robert Aronson was a young immigration lawyer who joined the board of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society. Now, after three decades of cycling on and off the board, Aronson has become the president of the board of HIAS at a pivotal time in the agency’s 138-year history. “I still get jazzed by […]

JFCS Hosts “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” Class Series

JFCS will host a six-week class, “Powerful Tools for Caregivers.” The class is designed to provide you with a wealth of self-care tools that will help you take care of yourself while taking care of others. You will learn to reduce stress, improve your self-confidence, balance your life, better communicate your feelings, and increase your […]

Jewish Job: Darchei Noam Seeking Youth Group Leader

Job Title: Youth Group Leader Organization Name: Congregation Darchei Noam Job Type: Part-time Salary Range: At least $50 per Shabbat, commensurate with experience Deadline: Open until filled Job Summary/Description: Congregation Darchei Noam, a small but growing modern Orthodox synagogue in St. Louis Park, is seeking a youth group leader for the 2019-2020 academic year. The […]

Minnesota Fringe Festival Features Jewish Talent and Themes

Local actor Avi Aharoni and New Yorker Amanda Erin Miller are performing original, biographical shows in the Minnesota Fringe Festival in August. Aharoni, 28, has been working since January on “Operation: Immigration,” the story of his Iranian/Israeli father. “Operation: Immigration” is Aharoni’s debut as a playwright, though he is a seasoned actor in Minneapolis. He […]

Who The Folk?! Alex Fisher

What is community education and why is it a big deal to all communities? This week we sit down with Alex Fisher, who recently started a new job as the director of community education for the Hopkins School District. We talk about what his job is, how community ed is beneficial to the community – […]