Parenting By Parsha: Tetzaveh

This weekend, Jews everywhere are gathering to celebrate Purim by reading the story of Esther, Mordechai, Haman, and the rest of the gang. Everyone will be wearing costumes, a lot of people will be enjoying an alcoholic beverage or nine, and most people will be eating sweets and making noise. Of course, this year a […]

March 3 Zoom Event Talks Links To Charlottesville, Capitol Violence

One of the striking things that came in the aftermath of neo-Nazi and white supremacist groups marching in Charlottesville, Va., was the lack of accountability for those that participated in the violence that came from that event. This is where Integrity First for America comes in. The non-profit organization, founded in the wake of the […]

Jewish Job: Bais Yaakov HS Seeking Teachers

Job Title: High School Teachers: Math, Social Studies, English Organization Name: Bais Yaakov High School Job Type: Part-time; 1-4:30 p.m., with the option to teach only part of the time Salary Range: Starting at $5,000 depending on the number of periods taught Deadline: Open until filled Job Summary/Description: Bais Yaakov of the Twin Cities, a […]

Zoom Event Teaches Sustainable Farming, Seed Saving, & Kosher Ethics

Over a virtual vegetarian meal Thursday night, community members gathered for YALA Twin Cities’ event “ECO-mmunity: Planting, Buying, and Eating Sustainably,” where local leaders in sustainable food systems discussed land stewardship, eco-kashrut, and the “magic of seeds.” YALA is the young adult program of the Jewish Federations of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, and the Zoom […]

Volunteers Needed for Annual Passover for All

JFS is recruiting volunteers for Passover for All, an annual community outreach effort. In partnership with the Minnesota JCC, kosher-for-Passover food and supplies are provided to families to help them celebrate the holiday. There are three opportunities to help with this community outreach effort.

Parenting By Parsha: Terumah

Nearly 100 verses (96 to be precise). That’s how many lines of Torah are dedicated, in this week’s parsha, to describing the exact way in which the ark of the covenant should be designed. The text reads like a cross between an instruction manual (“The length of each cloth shall be twenty-eight cubits, and the […]