Voter Assistance Program Available at JFS

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If you would like help understanding how to vote by mail in the November election, JFS can help. The Voter Assistance program is well-suited for individuals who have a range of experience and exposure to technology. JFS has trained volunteers to walk you through the process step by step, with detailed help.

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Who The Folk?! Emma Greenman

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What leads a long-time voting rights lawyer to put themselves on the ballot? We ask that of Emma Greenman, a first-time candidate who will be the next state representative in the heavily DFL-leaning Minnesota House District 63B, which encompasses south Minneapolis and western Richfield. We talk about being a first-time candidate, what led her to […]

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‘Like A Phoenix,’ Minnesota Hillel Prepares To Open Renovated Building

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It’s hard to pick out the centerpiece of the new and improved Minnesota Hillel Johnson Center for Jewish Student Life. It could be the new gym/multipurpose space in the back of the lower level. Or the completely open top floor event center. Or the roof deck. Maybe the central air conditioning and furnace not on […]

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TC Jewfolk’s 2020/5781 High Holiday Guide

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We’re a couple of weeks away from the start of the Jewish holiday season that will be unlike one any of us have experienced. But that isn’t stopping us from bringing you TC Jewfolk’s comprehensive guide to high holiday services across the region and religious spectrum. No matter where you are or what kind of […]

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We Were Built for This Moment: Jewfolk Turns 11

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In the midst of a year that defies ordinary timekeeping, TC Jewfolk is celebrating our 11-year anniversary!! We’re still relatively young as an organization, and we’re very proud of how far we’ve come since our inception in August 2009. But do you know what fills us with even more pride? It’s you! The community that we’re so privileged […]

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JFCS, JFS Have Emergency Funding Options

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As the supplemental federal unemployment benefits have ended for those that have been affected by job losses due to COVID-19, both Jewish Family Service of St. Paul and Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Minneapolis have emergency funding options available to the community. JFS offers emergency financial assistance for those who qualify – assistance that […]

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Stepping Up: Reflections on How to Be an Antiracist

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Racist. It’s a word that conjures emotion. Either you are one or you’re not one. And heaven forbid, you don’t want to be called one. But you might just be one if you’re not actively working against racism. That’s a thought several presenters put before approximately 100 participants in a recent virtual workshop on “How […]

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JCRC is Disgusted by Ongoing Comparisons of Measures to Prevent COVID-19 Spread to Nazi Persecution

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Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement:     “Last week, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) directly communicated to the leadership of the Senate and House Republican caucuses our ‘profound concern and disappointment at the repeated, ongoing comparisons by Republican candidates for the Minnesota Senate […]

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