Isadore Nut Co. Revitalized With J-HAP Partnership

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After six years of owning and operating Isadore Nut Co., Tasya Kelen was on the verge of making this holiday season her last. Until she met Nicole Rabinowitz. Rabinowitz, the kitchen manager at Jewish Housing and Programming, gave Kelen a tour of the kitchen at Cornerstone Creek and explained the mission of having food entrepreneurs […]

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Anti-Semitic Vandalism Reported In U Dorm

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For the third time in less than two years, a residence hall at the University of Minnesota has been vandalized with anti-Semitic messages. An email to students confirmed the incident took place on Nov. 28 in the 17th Ave. Residence Hall. The story was initially reported by The Minnesota Daily. Students “who live in an […]

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Jacobs Out As St. Paul Federation CEO

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St. Paul Jewish Federation said that it “has accepted the resignation” of CEO Rob Jacobs, effective Dec. 31. Jacobs started in the role July 2017, replacing Eli Skora who retired after 17 years in charge. “Rob has helped make significant progress on a number of very important issues in our community,” said Mark Adelman, president […]

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Watching Israel From Inside The Yeshiva

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I am watching the world through a glass wall. That’s how it feels to be in yeshiva, happy to be studying Judaism, but growing increasingly angry at the fact that I have no time for anything else. A year ago I left home to travel, and not tied to anything or anyplace, in particular, I […]

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Neither Dead Nor Dying: A View from the Cheap Seats

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I headed to the Holy Land to attend the General Assembly for the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), where I intend to learn more about the Diaspora’s relationship with Israel, gain insight into beliefs about the efficacy of 2-state solutions, and maybe even come within a hundred yards of somebody important. I’ll also likely […]

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