Hillel Announces Capital Campaign, Service Projects To Celebrate 80th Birthday

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Beyond having more than 500 people come together on campus for Maroon& Gold Shabbat last week, Minnesota Hillel announced it’s preparing to celebrate its 80th birthday in style. Benjie Kaplan, Hillel’s executive director, announced that Hillel will be embarking on a $7 million capital campaign to completely remake the building on University Avenue in the […]

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UMN Regents Vote To Not Un-name Campus Buildings

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Despite a vocal and angry crowd, and a recommendation from outgoing University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler to the contrary, the school’s Board of Regents voted to keep the names of four former UMN leaders on buildings despite their anti-Semitic and racist past. A full crowd of vocal attendees were at the meeting on Friday […]

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Jewish Job: Beth El Hiring Director of Youth Engagement

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Job Title: Director of Youth Engagement, Enrichment, and Informal Education Organization Name: Beth El Synagogue Job Type: Full-time Deadline: 5/14/19 Salary: Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  Job Summary/Description: The Director of Youth Engagement, Enrichment, and Informal Education is responsible for building, growing, and implementing, a continuum of opportunities for young people to explore […]

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Who The Folk?! Ben Feldman

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Is Ulitmate Frisbee a Jewish sport? Ben Feldman wouldn’t go that far. But as the co-owner, general manager and head coach of the Minnesota Wind Chill, the professional team in the American Ultimate Disc League that plays at Sea Foam Stadium at Concordia University in St. Paul. On this week’s podcast, we talk about the […]

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April 2019 Get the Folk Out

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IT’S SPRING. SERIOUSLY. GET THE FOLK OUT. Not that you need me — or anyone else to tell you — but, my zisseles and boychiks, it’s time to get out and grab that vitamin D. And this month, we’ve got plenty o’ ways to make it happen with some new and old friends alike. “Coming […]

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Dr. Linda Mack Schloff Research Award Deadline Approaching

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Interested in coming to use collections at the Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives but live outside the Twin Cities? Consider applying for the Dr. Linda Mack Schloff research award! Funds of up to $1,400 are available for researchers located outside the Twin Cities to use on travel expenses. The deadline for applying […]

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