Awends Find ‘Peace & Harmony’ In Their Latest Album Release

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More than three years ago, Amanda and Berek Awend gave a sneak-peak of their new song, Oseh Shalom, when they were interviewed for TC Jewfolk’s Who The Folk?! Podcast. Now, the rest of their album is out to go with it, and they weren’t even the ones who broke that bit of news. The announcement […]

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WATCH: Cantors Abrams and Tisser Musically Duel

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As part of a week of music celebrating Cantor Audrey Abrams’ retirement from Beth El Synagogue, Abrams and current Cantor Ben Tisser performed a delightful and heartwarming rendition of “Anything You Can Do.” The week of celebration for Abrams concludes when Cantor Azi Schwartz from Park Avenue Synagogue in New York City, will be performing […]

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Carin Mrotz Announces Upcoming Departure From JCA

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After more than 17 years at Jewish Community Action, the last four-and-a-half as its executive director, Carin Mrotz announced Friday that she’ll be leaving the agency in 2022 following the appointment of her successor. A national search will begin shortly. “The organization is as strong and vital as we’ve ever been, and I’m so proud […]

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Renowned Cantor’s Oct. 24 Concert Celebrates Audrey Abrams

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While some may see a Jewish music renaissance, Azi Schwartz is here to tell you that it has been around for years. “You have to look at it in the historical context. Everyplace in history, when Jews had it good with neighbors, Jewish music was heavily influenced by the sensibilities of their neighbors. Old chants, […]

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Prime Deli Closing Soon; Stewart Woodman Helming Revamped Project

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Prime Deli, St. Louis Park’s lone kosher meat restaurant, announced that it would be closing around Aug. 31 for a renovation project and a new restaurant concept, helmed by notable chef and restaurateur Stewart Woodman. “We’re working with a designer from New York and a local architect to bring the next evolution of of the […]

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St. Paul Jewish Federation Names Dan Mogelson CDO

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The St. Paul Jewish Federation has chosen Dan Mogelson to be Chief Development Officer (CDO). Mogelson is returning to work in St. Paul after being the director of affinities & global experiences at the Minneapolis Jewish Federation. He starts his new position on June 1, 2021. In his new role, Mogelson will help ensure the […]

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Rabbi Yosi Gordon Honored for 40 Years of Service To Talmud Torah of St. Paul

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What is it like to learn from Rabbi Yosi Gordon? “I have had many teachers over the years. Many were good, some were great, but none were better than Yosi,” says former student, David Glaser. On Sunday, May 23, the Talmud Torah of St. Paul (TTSP) recognized Rabbi Yosi Gordon for his 40 years of […]

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JLink™ Feature Friday: May Edition

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Get to know Jewish professionals and JLink members in this month’s Feature Friday roundup! Sara Karol Sara moved to Minneapolis from Long Island, NY in 2015 after graduating from Indiana University. She currently works for Target as an auditor, with a passion for fraud prevention and anti-money laundering. In her Jewish life, she serves as Beth […]

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JLink™ Feature Friday: April Edition

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Get to know Jewish professionals and JLink members in this month’s Feature Friday roundup! David Magy David emerged from his successful 16 year career in Corporate Human Resources and Consulting in 1996 as one of three co-founders of Abeln, Magy, Underberg & Associates (AMUA). Over the ensuing 23 years, AMUA has become recognized as a highly […]

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JLink™ Feature Friday: March Edition

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Get to know Jewish professionals and JLink members in this month’s Feature Friday roundup! Angelica Sirotin My name is Angelica Sirotin, I am 20 years old, and before anything, I am first and foremost an opportunist. This mentality, combined with my tenacity, drive, passion for innovation, and natural curiosity for the world, has enabled me to […]

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