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?! Sheree Curry

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A trailblazing journalist, Sheree Curry has had a long and varied career. But much of her work has happened at the intersection of race and Judaism. The former Jewfolk board […]

Celebrating Hanukkah and Kwanzaa Feels Extra Important This Year

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The holiday season is upon us, and this year it feels more special and important than ever before. My home is interfaith and intercultural; this year we will be celebrating […]

Antisemitism Is Alive and Real

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I was in Atlanta for a large conference for Jewish camp professionals and professionals from organizations whose work complements/collaborates with Jewish camping and took a Lyft ride from the conference […]

Who The Folk?! Milo Beyene

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For Milo Beyene, fighting for equity and fairness started at a very early age — even for slightly mundane things. Now, it’s for more important issues, as they settle in […]

Who The Folk?! Noah Gerding

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After a career in fundraising for non-profits around the community, Noah Gerding is now working at one that is very close to his family: The Sholom Foundation. We talk about […]

Jew Review: “The Prom”

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The Prom has two intersecting storylines: one is a simple story about a gay girl in the small, fictional town of Edgewater, Indiana. Emma wants to go to her high […]

Who The Folk?! Sara Greenhalgh

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Growing up a Jew of Color in Minneapolis, Sara Greenhalgh experienced more than her fair share of racism in Jewish spaces. Those experiences have helped direct her to the variety […]