Who The Folk?! Sarah McVicar

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Sarah McVicar, who besides being a graduate student at Metro State in St. Paul, has become incredibly active at Mount Zion Temple with their Mental Health Task Force. As we wrap Jewish Disabilities Awareness Acceptance and Inclusion month, Sarah talks about what Mount Zion focused on this year, how to carry that work through the […]

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Who The Folk?! Robin Washington

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Welcome to this week’s Who The Folk Podcast, I’m Lonny Goldsmith, the editor of TC Jewfolk and we’re back after two weeks of horrible weather that forced some schedule changes. This week, we extend beyond to the border of the Twin Cities to Duluth, where we catch up with journalist, broadcaster and documentarian, Robin Washington. […]

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Who The Folk?! Jonathan Gershberg

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Despite coming to Minnesota from the East Coast, Jonathan Gershberg has found a lot to love to about the arts community in the Twin Cities. So much, he’s taken the new position of the JCC Cultural Arts Coordinator, working out of both the Sabes and St. Paul JCCs. We talk about where his interest in […]

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Who The Folk?! Eli Libson

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Graphic artist Eli Libson has the very cool job of being the Senior Game Artist for Monster Games, but also is accomplished with display art that’s been at Uptown and Edina art fairs. Next week, he’ll be the artist featured at the Rimon Artist Salon High-Brow/Low-Brow: An Illustrator Looks Askance at Art, on Jan. 20. […]

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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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