Who The Folk?! Jim Stein

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How do you go from a 35-year career in the law to becoming a long-time volunteer in helping transform the Jewish community? That’s what Jim Stein, Jewfolk, Inc.’s new board president, has done. Stein talks about what brought him to his long-tenured spot on the Jewfolk board, how he sees the evolution of modern Judaism, […]

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Who The Folk?! Jonah Salita

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As a world traveler with a creative mind, Jonah Salita had worked for ad agencies while shooting his own stunning photos and designing his own tennis clothing as a teen. Now he’s devoting his time to working towards greater mental health awareness. We talk about how and why he launched the Diall App, his forays into […]

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Who The Folk?! Sara Rothholz Weiner

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How did Sara Rothholz Weiner go from a film major to working on award-winning projects as an architect? She explains how she merges the left brain/right brain thinking on the last Who The Folk?! Podcast episode of 2021. Sara also talks about the types of projects she takes on, and the awesome volunteer work she […]

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Who The Folk?! Sho Garland

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What’s it like to move back home as an adult and become the head of the school you went to as a kid? Sho Garland is tackling this challenge as the new executive director of Talmud Torah of St. Paul. We talk about what brought them back to the Twin Cities, what it’s like running […]

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Who The Folk?! Isaac Ezra Jennings

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Isaac Ezra Jennings moved to Minnesota the weekend before everything shut down for COVID, so his experiences attending J-Pride events were limited to the outdoor or virtual experience, but he enjoyed getting to take part in an explicitly Jewish and queer space. Now, he’s the new J-Pride Program Coordinator. We talk about what brought him to […]

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Who The Folk?! Josh Levine

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Not everyone’s career path is a linear one. Josh Levine went from lawyer and law clerk to the director of Camp Alonim in California, and starting in January, executive director of Herzl Camp. Josh talks about why taking on this opportunity was right for him, his passion for helping staff and campers be the best […]

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Who The Folk?! Julia Miller

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Who knew that going to a workshop on making winter skin-care remedies would be the jumping-off point for a whole new business? That’s how Julia Miller got the inspiration to start Julia Elise, an all-natural body care product company based in South Minneapolis. We talk about what led her to start this business, using the […]

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Who The Folk?! Dr. Marina Rosenthal

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How has the pandemic challenged interpersonal relationships? What are some of the questions you should be asking going into an interfaith relationship? Dr. Marina Rosenthal has some answers. Dr.  Rosenthal, a licensed clinical psychologist, couples therapist, and professor talks about how she got into her chosen field and previews some of what she’s going to […]

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Who The Folk?! Gabe Herstig

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Gabe Herstig comes from a family with long-standing ties to working in the Jewish community, so it should be of little surprise that he’s now working in it. Herstig is the new Israel Program Specialist at the Minneapolis Jewish Federation Israel Center. We talk about what led him to this position, his family’s ties to […]

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