The Minneapolis Jewish Federation and the Schusterman Philanthropic Network are offering micro-grants to fund Jewish ideas in greater Minneapolis.
Thanksgiving on a latke? It exists at Rye Deli — and proceeds support the Minneapolis Jewish Federation.
Intrepid young Jews begin redefining the Jewish community of the future.
Indeed, the Israeli film industry has gained remarkable traction in recent years, thanks in part to over $10 million in public funding and international investments the industry has received yearly since 2000. This has led to more opportunities for filmmakers and thus, better films. In 1995, .3% of Israeli moviegoers bought tickets to Hebrew-language cinema. Today, 10% of Israel’s box office sales are for Israeli films.
The story of Israel is a tumultuous one, and it isn’t always easy to explain. But Heffez stumbled upon graffiti as the perfect storyteller to simplify the narrative without dumbing it down. Heffez spent a year in Israel and the West Bank photographing and translating over 200 pieces of street art. Unsurprisingly, he was met with plenty of roadblocks along the way: tear gas and a broken leg, to name a few.
I’ve said it before in this space, and I’ll say it again: you guys have an amazing Jewish community – and I don’t think you fully realize it.
After a hilarious conversation with a Jewish scholar, I have to say… I’m kind of a Jewish scholar groupie.
From the influence of Judaism on Bob Dylan’s music, to the mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls, there’s something you don’t know about Judaism.
Join us and other New Jews in Town for a late night happy hour! You don’t have to be a new Jew to come.
It’s thrilling, really, to suddenly be a part of a holiday that people across the world are celebrating; one that I never even knew existed: Spring.