Who The Folk?! Adam Schwartz

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At a family funeral, Adam Schwartz saw his wife’s grandmother distressed that no one wanted one of the prized kiddush cups that had belonged to the relative who passed away. This led him to start Heritage Judaica – a Facebook group that helps get excess Judaic items to new homes. Heritage Judaica has been so successful […]

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Who The Folk?! David Benowitz

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What does it take to open a new restaurant? What about turning a bar into a full-service restaurant? This week we sit down with David Benowitz, the COO of Craft & Crew restaurant group who tells us just that. We talk about the recently announced restaurant slated to open next year in St. Louis Park […]

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Who The Folk?! Imani Jackson

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What are you doing at 22 years old? Imani Jackson is running the catering at Minnesota Hillel, has already been the head chef at the Lumber Exchange Events Center, and has big plans for what’s next. A student at MCTC, Imani is planning to transfer to the U soon. Imani talks about what her life […]

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Who The Folk?! Carrie Fink

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How many books is This week we get to sit down with the Minneapolis PJ Library coordinator Carrie Fink. Carrie is in the midst of planning the upcoming 10th Birthday celebration of the PJ Library program in Minneapolis, where they will celebrate the 100,000th book that has gone out in the community here. And we […]

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Who The Folk?! Marty Chester

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Marty Chester found the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas as the perfect agency for him to get involved in as someone who was a political science and Jewish studies major in college. At the Oct. 11 annual meeting, Marty will become the new president of the organization’s board. We talk about […]

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