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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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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We’re Doing WHAT For Give To The Max Day?

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Keeping up with technology is a vital part of Jewfolk’s mission, as it allows us to really meet our core demographic where they are: the Internet. What we do at Jewfolk is help further engagement in the Jewish community and reach the people who aren’t connected with the legacy Jewish institutions. We don’t want to […]

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With Election Now Over, Ilhan Omar Voices BDS Support

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In August, now Rep.-Elect Ilhan Omar told a crowd of more than 1,000 people that the Boycott, Divest and Sanction movement was “counteractive” because it wasn’t “helpful in getting a two-state solution.” Now, less than a week after Omar’s election to Congress representing Minnesota’s Fifth District, Omar is explicitly stating her position as a BDS […]

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