July 2019 Get the Folk Out!

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SUMMER. It’s officially summer, and not just because Bud Light Lime is everywhere again [ew]. We hope you had as lovely as a June as we, celebrating all of the Pride in all of its forms. By contrast, July is far more low-key… which, frankly, is just fine, considering it’s gonna start off by being […]

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The Final Camp Drop-off

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Well, this is it. The final year. Her final year at Herzl as a camper and my heart is breaking for her. Today we spent the entire day together. Making crepes and cookies, hoping that the sadness, that both of us know is inevitable, wouldn’t set in. Checking lists and shoving way too much stuff […]

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Kids Relate to “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” at the Ordway

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It’s sometimes tough being a kid trying to find one’s place in the universe. Stressors can come from many aspects of one’s life, affecting friendships, schoolwork, and relationships with their parents. Religion, nationality or medical conditions are a few things that can make children feel anything but normal – whatever that is. In fact, more […]

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Cooking with Jewish Wisdom

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.חֲנֹ֣ךְ לַ֖נַּעַר עַל־פִּ֣י דַרְכּ֑וֹ גַּ֥ם כִּֽי־יַ֜זְקִ֗ין לֹֽא־יָס֥וּר מִמֶּֽנָּה” Train a child according to his way; even when he grows old, he will not turn away from it.” As a mom of three (perfect) children, this wisdom from Proverbs has always rattled around in my brain and in my heart – though I only recently really […]

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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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