Who The Folk?! Mia Nosanow

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The perfect book hadn’t been written to help Mia Nosanow as a mental health professional at Macalester College in St. Paul. So,  she wrote it herself, and The College Student’s […]

Who The Folk?! Andrew Miller

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Andrew Miller had worked his way up to prominent positions at two different baseball organizations when he got a call from a headhunter: What do you think about working in […]

Who The Folk?! Jacob Rapport

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There are many ways to listen to the Torah being chanted, whether during services or while trying to learn the trope for a portion. But for Jacob Rapport, many of […]

Who The Folk?! Yedidya Yasu

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Yedidya Yasu was all set to come to St. Paul to start his role as Shaliach from Israel for the year late on October 7. For obvious reasons, the arrival […]

Who The Folk?! Lily Smith

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Lily Smith says that when she was a kid, she was asked what she wanted to do when she grew up. Her response: famous; she just wasn’t sure how. Maybe, […]

Who The Folk?! Julie Dean

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Julie Dean’s passion for Mussar – the thousand-year-old Jewish tradition centered on character traits – led her to start Twin Cities Mussar, an organization that is devoted to facilitating groups […]

Who The Folk?! Iola Kostrzewski

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There is one common thread running through Iola Kostrzewski’s background, whether it’s the treasurer for the Somali American Famers Association, or it’s her newest role with the Minnesota Engagement Director […]

Who The Folk?! Sharyn Jackson

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Sharyn Jackson’s introduction to working in restaurants came in a high-pressure, celebrity restaurant in New York. But once she decided to focus full-time on journalism, she got the opportunity to […]

Who The Folk?! Kiel Majewski

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Kiel Majewski always thought of himself as a spiritual person, and did his due diligence when it came to both religion and the school his kids would go to. And […]