Adath Jeshurun Hiring Lead Preschool Teacher

Job Title: Preschool Lead Teacher Organization Name: Adath Jeshurun Congregation Job Type: Part-time; 8:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Additional afternoon hours are available Salary Range: $18-$21/hour Deadline: Open Until Filled Job Summary/Description: Gan Shelanu Preschool is seeking lead preschool and toddler teachers for the 2021-2022 school year. Gan Shelanu is Adath Jeshurun Congregation’s early childhood program for […]

Parenting By Parsha: Eikev

This week’s Torah portion is called Eikev, a word that, literally translated, can mean ‘as a result of.’ I know that Torah portion titles aren’t written thematically (they’re derived from a word in the first few verses of the section), but this one is pretty on point.  Everything in this text has to do with […]

Viral Social Media Post Calls Out Antisemitic Restaurant Guests

Eli Fhima is used to welcoming a diverse clientele to Fhima’s, the Minneapolis restaurant he runs. But a Wednesday night incident angered him enough that he took his frustration to social media.  Fhima said that three women left the restaurant without paying after learning that he and his family are Jewish.  “Three Somali women walk […]

Panel Helps To Answer COVID Questions As School Nears

While many families would have hoped that the questions around returning their kids to school during the pandemic this fall would be settled by now, the truth is that there are many unknowns. Even as we get to some schools starting in late August, the uncertainty isn’t easing, which is why a number of Twin […]

Sholom Launches COVID ‘Long-Hauler’ Rehab Program

With the uncertainty about how those who have had COVID-19 are impacted by the illness in the long-term, Sholom has launched a new rehab program aimed at helping “long-haulers,” COVID patients who are dealing with long-term ramifications from the illness — which is an estimated 15 percent to 30 percent of those who got the […]

Who The Folk?! Rabbis Marcus and Rachel Rubenstein

When Temple of Aaron knew that it had two open rabbi positions at the St. Paul synagogue, they decided to go under one roof to fill the positions. This week we sit down with Rabbis Rachel and Marcus Rubenstein, the husband-and-wife team taking over the pulpit at Temple of Aaron. We talk about what brought […]

Parenting By Parsha: VaEtchanan

A few weeks ago, my cousins came to visit us from Boston. It was a joyous day — we hadn’t seen one another for ages due to COVID-19 regulations. We hugged, and caught up, and ate cherry pie. Also, they brought a birthday gift for our little one — magnetic tiles to build with.  Our […]

God Cafe Program in St. Louis Park Next Week

In August of 2017, I was in a serious car accident. My fellow passengers’ injuries were not life-threatening, but they required medical attention. In the hospital emergency room, I found myself running from one room to another, supporting my friends as much as I could. It felt like there was wisdom and reassurance placed within […]