Who The Folk?! Steve Simon Talks Election Day

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With Election Day just days away, we thought it would be a great time to talk once again with Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon for a special PSA about the state of voting in Minnesota. We talk about how you can STILL get your vote counted, what that deadline to get your ballot postmarked […]

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Who The Folk?! Sam Graber

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What leads someone to go to Mexico for dental work just for a podcast episode? For that, we talk to Sam Graber, an award-winning playwright and producer of the excellent podcast, American Refugee. We talk about where the idea for the show came from, where his travels have taken him, and how his Jewish values […]

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Who The Folk?! Sarah Buchlaw

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How does a one-time performing artist and wannabe surgeon end up an organizer at Jewish Community Action? This week we meet Sarah Buchlaw, the new decriminalizing communities organizer at JCA. We talk about what led her to this opportunity, her varied background, and her secret to the perfect homemade challah, on this week’s Who The […]

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Jewish Job: Minnesota Multifaith Network Seeks Communications Specialist

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Job Title: Communications Specialist Organization Name: Minnesota Multifaith Network  Job Type: Part-time 30 hours/month Salary Range: $20/hour Deadline: Oct. 21 Job Summary/Description: The Minnesota Multifaith Network (MnMN) is seeking a communications specialist on a contract basis to manage and implement communications tasks on behalf of MnMN. We anticipate needing about 30 hours per month at […]

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Who The Folk?! Dan Kessler

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What drives someone who hadn’t been politically active to run for office? Dan Kessler, a psychologist in Chaska who is in the home stretch of the race for Minnesota House District 47B. Dan and I talk about what drove him to run, the Jewish values at play in his candidacy, and what difference he thinks […]

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Who The Folk?! Morgan Dachis

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What does a furloughed restaurant worker do to earn a living during the pandemic? If you’re Morgan Dachis, you launch your own business. Dachis is the founder/chef/baker/owner of Morgan’s Broth and Buns. We talk about what led to her starting this new business, why challah and soup, and what flavor profiles she’s considering next, on […]

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