Who The Folk?! Seth Baker

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What’s it like to be on the frontlines as a physician in fighting against COVID-19? This week I’m joined by Dr. Seth Baker, a pulmonologist and ICU physician who became Facebook famous last week for an important post on why we need to keep our distance and listen to the guidelines set forth to keep […]

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Who The Folk?! Zoe Moskowitz

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What’s it like to be “insatiably curious?” Pastry chef Zoe Moskowitz uses that self-describer as she takes to take a different look at how she works as a pastry cook. We talk about her move to Minneapolis last year, how the restaurant industry is in her blood, and how her favorite Jewish prayer became the […]

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Who The Folk?! Genevieve Parker

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We have a new member of the Jewfolk team! On this week’s podcast, hear from Genevieve Parker, Jewfolk’s new Community Engagement Manager. We talk about what brought her to Minnesota, her Jewish journey, and what she’s looking forward to as she gets started with this new opportunity, on this week’s Who The Folk?! Podcast. You […]

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Who The Folk?! Lea Kalisch

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A singer, musician, actress, dancer, occasional rapper, Lea Kalisch is not letting herself be defined by one type of art of genre of music. Lea, who is in the process of relocating to Minneapolis, has an incredible background in sports and music that has helped give her the discipline to take on all she’s trying […]

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Who The Folk?! Zachary Paige

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What leads a Long Island music composer to buy a farm and start a seed company? This week we talk with Zachary Paige, an organic farmer in northern Minnesota who just recently launched North Circle Seeds, an organic, sustainable seed business out of his Vergas farm (where he also produces the Seed Stories Podcast). We […]

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Who The Folk?! Tasya Rosenfeld Kelen

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What a difference a change of scenery makes. Tasya Rosenfeld Kelen went from nearly shutting down Isadore Nut Co. to thriving in a new setting with new employees. This week we kick off Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month with Tasya talking about becoming an inclusive hiring company as she moved her production to Jewish […]

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Who The Folk?! Helen Siegel

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Why would you want to go back to a place of so much loss and suffering? Helen Siegel wonders that, but it’s not stopping her from going to Auschwitz-Birkanau for International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of those camps’ liberation. Helen talks about growing up the child of survivors, what this trip means […]

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Who The Folk?! Miranda Weisbuch

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What inspires a person to move to Minnesota in January? We ask Miranda Weisbuch that very question. Miranda is the new executive director of Adath Jeshurun Congregation. We talk about what brought Miranda and her family here from Columbus, Ohio, what is so appealing about the position, and what she brings to Adath, in this […]

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Who The Folk?! Ariel Kagan

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This week, we’re joined by Ariel Kagan, a strategy and innovation specialist at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Ariel and I talk about how she got into this field, the importance of agriculture to the state, and a new report on kosher meat that she helped lead into publication, on this week’s Who The Folk?! […]

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