Yesterday, our toddler took the magnet in the shape of Moses off the fridge and gave it a hug, tablets, flowing beard and all. Our kiddo is really into hugging these days, offering spontaneous snuggles to my wife and I, but also to the plush fox (Shaul) and llama (Lily) we got from family friends. […]
During the past 10 months, being an artist has been challenging. But that hasn’t stopped Jon Savitt from trying to keep creating. The Minnesota native (and sort of Minnesota resident again), wrote his first book, Read This When You’re Sad: Inspirational(ish) Messages, which is available now as an e-book. The book was originally was going […]
In modern Western tradition, we understand time as linear; we’re moving along a line, from point A to B to C and so on. Time is a ribbon, pulled taut, and it stretches out both behind us and in front of us, connecting us to histories and futures. We can measure time, in eons or […]
EP schools will start on Sept. 8 this fall.
When a passion for baking turns into a business, does it matter when the owner is 12? Not for Marley Zoss. Marley is the owner of Marley’z Cakes + Cupcakes, and is baking up any custom flavor creation you can think of. We talk about where her love for baking started, why turn it into […]
This week, we read the portion of ‘Bo,’ which, literally translated, means something like, ‘come over here.’ While the name of this portion sounds like an invitation, it’s more like an order. Right in the first verse, God instructs Moses and Aaron to go to Pharaoh and continue bargaining for the freedom of the Israelites. […]
While studying abroad in Spain during junior year, I decided to visit a college friend in Egypt and check the pyramids of Giza off my bucket list. There I stood, a poor college student gazing up at one of the worlds’ greatest wonders. I wanted to staple this moment in my mind, and so I […]
There’s nothing like walking into your high school for the first time as a student. Unfortunately for Jewish students in the Eden Prairie School District, the school district is asking students to choose between their faith and their education. Eden Prairie is the only metro area school district that will be starting school on Tuesday, […]
Our heroes have been through plenty of trials by now.
Benji Lovitt, for better or worse, has gotten plenty used to performing in the middle of the night. “I’ve been saying for months: if you’re going to work at 2:30 in the morning, let it be from your living room during a global pandemic,” he said. Lovitt, a Texas native who has been living in […]