You’re Invited: Super Funday!

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Remember when the Minneapolis Jewish Federation had a day of calling the community to give to the annual campaign? What was once called Super Sunday is now a thing of the past, and those days of volunteers staffing phone banks are long gone. After a great Super Funday in 2018 (despite a snowstorm and an […]

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The Hidden Benefits Of Chauffeuring Your Kids

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I am sitting on a flight home from what was supposed to be a relaxing family ski trip which transformed to a lovely vacation with minimal skiing due to the fact that my youngest daughter did a “yard sale” during the last run on the first ski day of the trip. My anxiety as a […]

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My Jewish Genes

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Being Jewish comes with a lot of great things – the holidays, the food, thousands of years of tradition. But being Jewish also comes with some serious baggage – fasting on Yom Kippur, indigestion, thousands of years of inbreeding. This past year I’ve been smacked in the face with the repercussions of coming from a […]

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An Invitation Home

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My first Shabbat service in more than 20 years was in Jerusalem. An atheist Jew, sitting on a hard, limestone terrace with my wife, a secular agnostic, under a hazy, thick night sky with 19 other couples who, outside of similar demographics, we barely knew. Our Rabbi invited us to join him in prayer if […]

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Service In Store For MLK Day At TTSP

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While most schools have the day off Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Talmud Torah St. Paul is once again staying open to continue its tradition of using the day to teach about MLK. “We always include the community and we’ve always had people come who aren’t Jewish but want to be involved in social justice […]

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Jeff’s Jewy January

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One of the things that drew me to TC Jewfolk years ago was the fact that through the internet and social media, there was no judgment about me or my Judaism. It was and is an online community for all of the Jews here – regardless of how we participated, where we participated, and with […]

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TC Jewfolk Guide To Christmas 2018

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Christmas can be sort of a bummer for us Jewish folk. Friends head home for grandma’s famous holiday ham, stores are closed, the excitement of gift unwrapping ended last week. But there is a silver lining. The city is ours!!! Mwahahaha! TC Jewfolk has your Christmas go-to guide for all the best restaurants, Chinese joints, […]

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Join Temple of Aaron For A Guinness Record Attempt

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Six years ago, NCSY set a Guinness World Record when 1,000 menorahs were lit at one time in Stamford, Conn. On Dec. 2, Temple of Aaron is going to try and top that. The Menorah Challenge will aim to light up Temple of Aaron with – at least – 1,001 menorahs being lit. “I was […]

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