What are our responsibilities as Adath Jeshurun?
The Center for Entrepreneurial Jewish Philanthropy (CEJP) has selected JFS as one of the 80 winners from a total 379 award applications for outstanding service to vulnerable Jewish populations during the COVID crisis.
Juneteenth should be far more well-known than it is, especially among Jews – I wrote about just as much already one year ago. On June 19, 1865, then-commander of the District of Texas, Gen. Gordon Granger, publicized General Order No. 3 to enslaved African-Americans in Texas. Invoking the then two-and-a-half-year-old Emancipation Proclamation, this order began […]
We speak unanimously as the 42 rabbis of the Minnesota Rabbinical Association (MRA) to oppose any unilateral annexation of the West Bank.
Hi from my couch (Poland) – Magda Rubenfeld!” “Hello from St Petersburg, Russia – Nadia Bezuevskaia!” “Rehovot is here:) – Pola Barkan!” “Hello from Majorca Island, SPAIN – Dani Rotstein!” The chat screen lit up with places all over the world. Everyone was gathered for the 248 Community Action Network (248) Global Summit on Sunday, […]
The memorial in downtown Duluth calls us to remember the murder of those three young black men, reflect on our nation’s ongoing struggle with racism and white supremacy, and to speak out against injustice.
Madalina Kelner, is a recent graduate from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, and an artist who will be presenting her first post-graduate gallery show, Behind The Veil, later this month at the Homewood Studio in North Minneapolis. We talk about the strangest senior year ever, what her plans for the future are, and how Behind the […]
Volunteers Needed For: Virtual Visits with Sha’arim Organization Name: Sha’arim Date: Ongoing Opportunity Summary/Description: We would like to welcome you to join our virtual Sha’arim programming. Sha’arim is a program that provides services and programs to individuals with special needs. During this confusing and challenging time, our adult Sha’arim participants are finding themselves feeling very […]
History repeats. Happy that tye dye is back in style. The 60’s are back? But this time, it’s takeout movies only and living room concerts. Our resistance is not “Make Love Not War” It’s, “Black Lives Matter,” “We Can’t Breathe” and “Stay Home, Save Lives.” Two deadly viruses- Systemic Racism & White Supremacy and COVID-19. […]
So 2020 hasn’t quite lived up to expectations – from a global pandemic to the killing of George Floyd, it’s only June and we all want this year to just end. Let’s be honest, it’s been rough. Real rough. Part of the collateral damage stemming from the aforementioned pandemic was the suspension of the Major […]