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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Who The Folk?! Haley and Anthony Sisler-Neuman

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Minneapolis has a well-renown theater scene, so how do you create a new theater company for children — and do it in a pandemic? We talk with two familiar faces around the Sabes JCC, Haley and Anthony Sisler-Neuman, about their new venture: Graceful Monsters Educational Theatre Cooperative. We talk about each of their theatrical backgrounds, […]

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Jewish Job: Director of Donor Engagement At St. Paul Federation

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Job Title: Director of Donor Engagement Organization Name: St. Paul Jewish Federation Job Type: Full-time Salary Range: $70,000-$90,000 Deadline: Open until filled Job Summary/Description: The St. Paul Jewish Federation is seeking a dynamic leader with a proven track record in fundraising to grow its resource development program. This position reports directly to the CEO. The […]

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Who The Folk?! Stephanie Levine

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What drives someone to run for office? We find that out from Stephanie Levine, who is the mayor-elect of Mendota Heights. We talk about the decision to go from District 197 School Board member to this new position, campaigning in a pandemic, and how her Jewish values inform her public service, on this week’s Who […]

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Ralph Bernstein’s Second Act

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You know the cliché “If you love what you do you never work a day in your life”? For many years this did not describe Ralph Bernstein. Bernstein had spent his entire career mired in the corporate world, with lots of obligatory travel, and never felt like it was the right place for him. “I […]

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Jewish Job: Minnesota JCC Hiring ECC Director for Capp Center St. Paul

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Job Title: Early Childhood Center Director Organization Name: Minnesota JCC Job Type: Full-time Salary Range: $55,000-$65,000 per year Deadline: Open until filled Job Summary/Description: The Early Childhood Center Director at the Capp Center St. Paul is responsible for creating a safe, nurturing, enriching environment for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. This position […]

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Who The Folk?! Ruby Comito

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What leads a junior high school student to start a business? We find out this week from Ruby Comito, who used her time in lockdown to create her perfume company RuAura. We talk about how she got her business started and if it’s a hobby that will outlast COVID, on this week’s Who The Folk?! […]

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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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