Who The Folk?! Riv-Ellen Prell

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After the University of Minnesota Board of Regents’ April 26 decision to not un-name buildings on the University of Minnesota, we’re going to school this week with professor Riv-Ellen Prell, the creator of the exhibit “A Campus Divided” and one of the foremost academics on the racism and anti-Semitism on campus in the 1930s. The […]

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Who The Folk?! Ben Feldman

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Is Ulitmate Frisbee a Jewish sport? Ben Feldman wouldn’t go that far. But as the co-owner, general manager and head coach of the Minnesota Wind Chill, the professional team in the American Ultimate Disc League that plays at Sea Foam Stadium at Concordia University in St. Paul. On this week’s podcast, we talk about the […]

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Who The Folk?! Kris Cramer

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What’s it like to win at the Minnesota State Fair? Kris Cramer knows all about it. Kris is the PJ Library coordinator in St. Paul but brings a lot of experience in cooking as the author of multiple cookbooks and the baker of the best chocolate chip cookie at last year’s fair. We talk about […]

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Who The Folk?! Angelica Sirotin

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What’s the difference between an entrepreneur and an opportunist? Angelica Sirotin has it figured out. Sirotin is a student at the University of Minnesota and entrepreneur who has started up a number of businesses in the past two years since graduating high school. We talk about what motivates her to make her own path, where […]

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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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