Comedy Duo YidLife Crisis To Open TC Humor Festival

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How exactly did two good friends from Montreal create an online sensation that is a love letter to modern Judaism? For the answer to that, you’ll have to go to see Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman, the creators of YidLife Crisis as they make their first performance in the Twin Cities. The duo opens the […]

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Taking The TC Quality Of Life While Missing Food From Home

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Not all Jewfolk are native to the TC. Those who choose to be a part of the Frozen Chosen are quick to learn that nobody is considered a native here unless their ancestors arrived in Minnesota before 1920 – at the latest! At first, it can be puzzling to these “newcomers” as to how these […]

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Teen Playwrights Preparing Holocaust Story For The Stage

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As actors, Carly Joseph and Abby Anderson are used to being on stage. But on a recent Sunday afternoon, the two were doing everything else: Crawling through scenery to test a lighting effect, workshopping new lines, marking the floor for recently-obtained props, and trying to usher a cast of peers through one of their final […]

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TC Jewfolk’s Most-Read In 2019

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What a year, huh? Not only does today mark the last day of the decade, but it also marks the end of the first decade of TC Jewfolk. This year, we reached more people on TC Jewfolk than we ever have. Plus, we launched four new Jewfolk-produced podcasts that tackle important topics like news (The […]

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TC Jewfolk Guide To Christmas 2019

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Christmas can be sort of a bummer for us Jewish folk. Friends leave town, take off for warmer climes, leaving you here in the cold. Stores are closed. Sure Hanukkah is still going on, but there’s another silver lining: The city is ours!!! Mwahahaha! TC Jewfolk has your Christmas go-to guide for all the best […]

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Who The Folk?! Daniel Volovets

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How do you juggle two careers at 27 years old? Daniel Volovets does just that. Daniel is a doctor, psychiatry resident, and accomplished guitarist, who loves to teach, compose, arrange and record. Daniel talks about his musical roots and influences, when he knew he wanted to go into psychiatry, and how he balances the demands […]

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Watch: Maccabeats Channel 2019 Pop Hits For Hanukkah

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What do you get when you cross Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X? The Maccabeats and their 2019 Hanukkah parody! The a capella group’s 2019 song takes a little bit of Eilish’s Bad Guy and Lil Nas X’s Old Town Road. Also, stay for the outtakes — there was plenty more of 2019’s hottest pop songs where this […]

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Jew Review: ‘The Band’s Visit’

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*Contains spoilers for The Band’s Visit. Once, not long ago, a group of musicians came to Israel from Egypt. You probably didn’t hear about it. It wasn’t very important.” But it did show human connection between strangers. The Band’s Visit centers around an Egyptian Police Band winding up in the small, fictional Negev city of […]

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