5 Date Nights For While Your Kids Are at Camp (Summer 2019 Update!)

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Hello and welcome to the 2019 edition of  “Date Nights For While Your Kids Are at Camp”! It’s summertime again and I am still happily childless and here to tell you what the eff is cool around town this summer*. While the oldies from last summer are still solid options, we’re trying to keep it […]

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6 Jewish Diversity & Inclusion Books To Read To Your Kid In Honor Of Pride

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Kids are never too young to learn about inclusivity. While there are no specifically Pride-themed books from PJ Library, they have a great selection of books with diversity/inclusion/uniqueness as themes. Here are 6 titles to pick up today! Baxter, The Pig Who Wanted To Be Kosher While waiting for the bus, a man tells Baxter […]

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Shalom Baby Program Welcomes Wee Ones

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Did you know the summer months are the months with the most birthdays? As the birthday season approaches, remember the Shalom Baby program at JFS. If you know of anyone in the community who has welcomed a new baby, please let JFS know. They will receive a wonderful basket full of SWAG items including a […]

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A Freelancing Mom’s Life

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I can still remember the exact moment when my career as a full-time staff writer ended. I was sitting in front of my computer at the Jerusalem Post when I noticed my water broke. Within 36 hours I became a mother and said goodbye to full-time employment, forever. I could have gone back after maternity […]

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You’re Invited: Talmud Torah Minneapolis 125th Kickoff

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From its beginnings in 1895 as The Hebrew Free School to moving into the Sabes JCC 16 years ago, Talmud Torah of Minneapolis will be kicking off its 125th-year of educating Jewish children on Monday, June 3, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Adath Jeshurun. The event is an opportunity to honor teachers, see a showcase of […]

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Introducing Jewfolk Podcasts

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Podcasts are hardly new in the digital world. Whether for news, storytelling, interviews or pop culture, its estimated more than half of the population listens. TC Jewfolk has been in the podcast business for 13 months, as we transitioned our popular Who The Folk?! article series to a podcast. Now, Jewfolk is moving from interviewing […]

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You’re Invited: Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration

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While there is certainly no substitute for spending time in Israel –after all, what could be – the Twin Cities annual Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration is a close replica. This year’s event – celebrating Israel’s 71st birthday – is Sunday, May 19 from 3-5 p.m. at the St. Paul JCC. The event is funded by the […]

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Join PJ Library and HMJDS on May 5 Good Deeds Day

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Sunday, May 5 @ 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) – 5905 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley Join PJ Library and Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School for a meaningful day of service. Families will work on a variety of service projects benefitting local non-profit organizations, including JFCS neighbor […]

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Matzah Vs. Jellybeans

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I grew up in a traditional conservative Jewish home. Both my parents are Jewish. I was raised Jewish. I observed all the Jewish holidays, went to Sunday School and Hebrew school and went to my grandparents for all the traditional Jewish holidays like Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Hanukkah, and Passover. My family attended services regularly […]

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