Gateways Thrift Shop Offering Meaningful Opportunities

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Neely Silverman and Shaina Shagalow had come across a dusty stuffed rabbit last week, that they were prepared to throw out. Chris Martyn, fortunately, has an eye for value that the other people he works with at the Gateways Thrift Shop do not. “Anything by Steiff is valuable, even new stuff,” explained Martyn of the […]

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Heilicher Receives $1.4 Million Gift for Judaic Studies Program

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The Amos and Celia Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School proudly announces a $1.4 million charitable gift to the school from Rabbi Mitchell Smith in honor of his parents, Harold and Mickey (z”l) Smith.  This is the second major gift to Heilicher by Rabbi Smith this year. The current gift is an augmentation of a $1.1 […]

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Bridging The Divide, St. Paul, Sabes JCCs Take Steps Toward Unity

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After several years of debate and discussion, the St. Paul and Sabes Jewish Community Centers – currently two separate agencies – will formally begin the next steps to combine into one agency with two campuses. The boards of directors of the respective agencies – the St. Paul JCC on Wednesday and the Sabes JCC on […]

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New Memoir Revives Recipes That Survived The Holocaust

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Eva Moreimi wasn’t shielded from her parents’ experiences having survived the Holocaust. Growing up in Czechoslovakia, she ofter overheard her parents and their friends discussing their often harrowing tales of survival. “I was very little when I first overheard their conversations with their friends,” said Moreimi, who now lives in Minneapolis. “Most of their friends […]

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A Birthday Wish To Help Others With Challah

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When Barb Neren turned 69 years old last year, she made a vow that she would try and complete 70 new projects on her way to 70. She didn’t know what it was going to look like at the time, but she wanted one of those to be something of kindness and compassion in the […]

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Catch Up On Our Give To The Max Day Videos!

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Jewfolk’s central mission is to help further engagement in the Jewish community and reach the people who aren’t connected with the long-standing Jewish institutions. We don’t want to do what those organizations do; we want to help them do what they do better. Once again this year, we brought representatives in to the Jewfolk Studios […]

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What’s In Store For Give To The Max Day?

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Last year for Give To The Max Day, we showcased what we do for the community by inviting staff or lay-leaders from the Twin Cities Jewish communal organizations to let them talk about what they do. We’ll be doing that again this year — so make sure to check out our Facebook page starting at […]

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