December 2019 Get the Folk Out!

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2019 is on the outs, friends. But December… December always holds some delightful farewells, and this one is no different. We’ve got some great parties — both in the professional and friendship worlds — and some great chances to end the year with some extra mensch points. Take a look y’all, and pick at least […]

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‘Love Labor Project’ Launches Nov. 14

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There are some people that set out to make life easier for others. They envision things that don’t exist. They build, create, innovate, fundraise and hustle to turn their dreams into reality. Rachel Austin Bernstein is one of those people. Austin Bernstein is a Twin Cities-based actor who performs under the name Rachel Austin. She […]

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Ask Baubie: Time To Call The Doctor?

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Dear Mammalehs,  I have received a few questions recently about when is the right time to call your child’s doctor or not when you think they don’t feel well. Some are not sure when this visit — one outside of the normal wellness exam — is necessary. Along those lines, some are questioning if they […]

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5 Senses of Judaism’s Success Spreads to the Coast

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A year-and-a-half ago, Jorie Bernhardt was challenged to create an innovative program for families with young children at Temple of Aaron. Fortunately for her, working at the Hands-On Museum in Ann Arbor, Mich., gave her insight into just what type of program to create. Now her 5 Sense of Judaism program is going nationwide. Bernhardt, […]

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Go Retro With An 80s-Themed Sukkah Party

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As we prepare for Sukkot, we look to emulate our ancestors who wandered in the desert for forty years while sleeping in huts. Here is a new twist on celebrating this holiday, with a bit of nostalgic 1980’s flair, big hair and all! While eating and sleeping in a hut in the backyard for a […]

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From The Haganah To Minnesota: Malka Goodman In 90 Years

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My grandmother, Malka Goodman of Saint Paul, turned 90 years old and she’s still a force to be reckoned with. Today, like always, she’s my strong Israeli grandmother with a wit as sharp as ever and a generous loving heart. My grandmother (Babu) was born September 13th, 1929, in the Galil in what is now […]

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Changes In Jewish HS Education In the Twin Cities This Fall

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Having taught for more than 60 years, Rabbi Yosi Gordon had a problem last winter: A serious leg fracture that kept him out of the classroom for more than three months. But, thanks to technology, he only missed one class teaching at Talmud Torah St. Paul. That use of technology is being utilized as TTSP […]

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