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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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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Who The Folk?! Justin “JP” Held

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A lot has changed in the five years since his last time working at Minnesota Hillel, and this week we are joined by by Rabbi-to-be Justin “JP” Held, who works for not one but TWO of the great organizations in the Twin Cities, Hillel and Herzl Camp. We talk about how re-entry to the Twin […]

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Who The Folk?! Emma Greenman

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What leads a long-time voting rights lawyer to put themselves on the ballot? We ask that of Emma Greenman, a first-time candidate who will be the next state representative in the heavily DFL-leaning Minnesota House District 63B, which encompasses south Minneapolis and western Richfield. We talk about being a first-time candidate, what led her to […]

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Who The Folk?! Dante Reminick

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There’s nothing like a global pandemic to start a new business, but Dante Reminick was doing a service: starting Bigs Tutoring. On this week’s Who The Folk?! Podcast, I talk with Dante, a sophomore at the University of Minnesota and an entrepreneur whose most recent business is aiming to help parents who are not made […]

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Who The Folk?! Aaron Schoenfeld

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It’s Episode 100 of the Who The Folk?! Podcast! This week we’re joined by Minnesota United Football Club forward Aaron Schoenfeld, who joined the club this season from Israeli powerhouse Maccabi Tel Aviv. We talk about what it’s like to play for both of Tel Aviv’s clubs, being in the Orlando for the MLS Is […]

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Who The Folk?! Meyer Weinshel

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Is Yiddish a dying language, or is it making a comeback? This week we talk to Meyer Weinshel, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Minnesota who is teaching Yiddish to people of all ages, most recently in a class offered by Jewish Community Action. Meyer talks about how he got started and about a […]

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