Jewish Job: Infant Teacher At Bet Shalom Yeladim Preschool

Job Title: Infant Teacher Organization Name: Bet Shalom Yeladim Preschool Job Type: Full-time Salary Range: $14-$17/hour Deadline: Open until filled Job Summary/Description: Bet Shalom Yeladim Preschool is expanding it’s program and opening up a second infant program. We are looking for teachers with passion working with infants to lead this new infant program to provide […]

Jewish Job: Sholom Community Alliance Seeking Volunteer Coordinator

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator- #3184 Organization Name: Sholom Community Alliance Job Type: Full-time Salary Range: $18-$22/hour Deadline: Open until filled Job Summary/Description: The Volunteer Coordinator is a liaison between volunteers and the professional staff to recruit, organize, and train the Sholom volunteers.  Primary Duties and Responsibilities: PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Recruit and train Sholom volunteers. Screen and […]

Kosher Restaurant To Open On U Campus

Two years after working to get kosher sandwiches introduced as a meal option at the University of Minnesota, a full-service kosher restaurant will be greeting students when school is back in session on Sept. 3. Chabad UofM will open House of Hummus at the Coffman Memorial Union, where a strictly kosher menu of popular Israeli […]

TC Jewfolk’s 2019/5780 High Holiday Guide

We’re just about a month away from the start of the Jewish holiday season, so we’re bringing you TC Jewfolk’s comprehensive guide to high holiday services across the region and religious spectrum. No matter where you are or what kind of service you prefer, we’ve got your high holidays hookup for the 10th year in […]

A First-Hand Account Of The Border Crisis

Having been in El Paso and Juarez for the past 2-plus days trying to get my arms around the travesties occurring at the border and the efforts of Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society to provide protection and dignity to vulnerable populations of asylum seekers, I now bear witness as well as a responsibility to tell the […]

Jew Review: ‘Fleishman Is In Trouble’

Do we really know our spouses? Do we? Really? That’s the question that Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s asks in her debut novel, Fleishman Is In Trouble, a brilliant, wise and sometimes terrifying dissection of marriage, divorce and what it’s like navigating through the choppy, shark-infested waters of single life, as a result of the latter. The best way […]

JHSUM Celebrates 35 Years On Sept. 8

On Sunday, Sept. 8,  the community can see firsthand one of North America’s largest archive of materials documenting Jewish immigration to the United States. It is all buried within two giant caverns below a 30-foot layer of 500-year old limestone at the University of Minnesota Elmer L. Andersen Library on the U of M West […]

Who The Folk?! Ross Fishman

What’s a better combination than music and a beverage? Ross Fishman has turned that combination into Barside Baby Music. We talk this week with Ross — also a choir teacher and composer — about his musical roots, how Barside Baby Music got started, and the process he goes through when he composes, on this week’s Who […]

When Hate Came to the Minnesota State Fair

While I uncovered successful stories of Jewish vendors thriving at the Fair, I also wondered if the local Jewish community had encountered any barriers or blatant antisemitism. The answer, of course, was of course.

Drink Up! Israeli Craft Beer Industry Is Growing

A simple Google search for “Israeli Craft Beer” might surprise you with its results. In this area, Israel is, yet again, a “Start-Up Nation.” Unlike vineyards and wineries that are as ancient as biblical times, beer breweries are relative newcomers. Craft breweries now dot the Israeli map, boasting names that reflect their locations and brewing […]