For Recent Grads, Job Search A Long Slog

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Somewhere in the black hole of the 2020-that-could’ve-been is a year of opportunity for recent college graduates; the long-awaited reward for over 16 years of classes, projects, tests, and grades. Caps and gowns were to give way to full-time jobs and the independence of adulthood, just in time for summer fun. Of course, the COVID-19 […]

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Who The Folk?! Evana Kvasnik

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What do you do when you’re a vegan but can’t find challah? You could just make your own, but why not start a whole bakery? That’s what Evana Kvasnik did when she launched eViee’s Vegan Challah and Desserts this past fall. We talk about why she started a vegan bakery, the need for this kind […]

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Jewish Job: Program Assistant At Bet Shalom

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Job Title: Program Assistant Organization Name: Bet Shalom Congregation Job Type: Full-time Salary Range: $40,000-$44,000 Deadline: Open until filled Job Summary/Description: The Program Assistant supports the Executive Assistant to the Rabbis for Engagement and Ritual by providing additional administrative support for Adult Education, Ritual & Engagement, and Special Programming. This position will also support B’nai […]

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Who The Folk? Emily Lauer

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What’s it like trying to run your home-based bakery business while your entire household is also at home? Emily Lauer decided that was the time to move Fruit and Grain out of the house and to start expanding. We talk about how she has managed to grow her business during the pandemic, some of the […]

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Jewish Job: Development Position At JHSUM

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Job Title: Development Position Organization Name: Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest Job Type: Part-time Salary Range: $20,000-$25,000 Deadline: Open until filled Job Summary/Description: The Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest is seeking a dynamic, independent and, flexible individual with a proven track record in Jewish community fundraising. The chosen candidate will work […]

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Who The Folk?! Tzipporah Johnson

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What’s it like to feel like you are reclaiming your name and identity? We find out from musician Tzipporah Johnson, a Minneapolis-based guitarist, educator, and singer-songwriter. We talk about her musical inspirations, teaching in a pandemic, and the J-Pride Music Showcase on Dec. 20 that Jewfolk is co-sponsoring, on this week’s Who The Folk?! Podcast. […]

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Jewish Job: Beth Jacob Seeking Executive Director

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Job Title: Executive Director Organization Name: Beth Jacob Congregation Job Type: Full-time Salary Range: $75,000-$90,0000 Deadline: Open until filled Job Summary/Description: The Executive Director will carry out tasks as described below. Perform such duties as may be requested by the president(s), rabbi, and officers to further the vision of the synagogue as described in the […]

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Who The Folk?! Enzi Tanner

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What’s it like to be the first person to be hired in a particular position? We find out this week when we talk to Enzi Tanner, the community safety organizer at Jewish Community Action. We talk about this newly created position and such an important time in our community, his work organizing in faith communities, […]

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Jewish Job: Counseling Manager at JFCS

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Job Title: Counseling Manager Organization Name: Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis Job Type: Full-time Salary Range: $67,000-$71,000 Deadline: Dec. 31, 2020 Job Summary/Description: The Counseling program manager is someone who is passionate about being a therapist and about clinical supervision! The candidate for this position may be someone who is looking to transition […]

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