Who The Folk?! Steve Simon Talks Election Day

With Election Day just days away, we thought it would be a great time to talk once again with Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon for a special PSA about the state of voting in Minnesota. We talk about how you can STILL get your vote counted, what that deadline to get your ballot postmarked […]

Report: Most Jews See Rise In Antisemitism In U.S.

A new national study shows a massive split between Jews and the general American public when it comes to views of antisemitism in this country. The American Jewish Committee’s State of Antisemitism in America 2020 report found that Jews and non-Jews disagree significantly on whether antisemitism has increased, nearly half of Americans are unknowledgeable about […]

Who The Folk?! Sam Graber

What leads someone to go to Mexico for dental work just for a podcast episode? For that, we talk to Sam Graber, an award-winning playwright and producer of the excellent podcast, American Refugee. We talk about where the idea for the show came from, where his travels have taken him, and how his Jewish values […]

Mrotz, Ellison Part Of National Tree Of Life Commemoration

Bend The Arc Jewish Action is commemorating the second anniversary of the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, and two Minnesota leaders, Carin Mrotz of Jewish Community Action and Attorney General Keith Ellison, are among the presenters taking part in the event. “We Rise: National Solidarity Gathering Two Years After Tree of Life Shooting” will […]

MRA Offers Ways To Get Involved In The Upcoming Election

The members of the Minnesota Rabbinical Association enter these weeks before the November 3rd election with an awareness of our responsibility as citizens and leaders in our community. As we learn in Midrash Tanchuma, “If a person sits in their home and says to themselves, “What have the affairs of society to do with me? […]