21 January 2020
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Making Transformative Change in Our Community

January 25, 2020

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Sam Wegner will discuss ways we can better engage in transformative change in our community and share perspectives on direct social service programs. There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion.  Wegner is a family advocate working with unhoused families and a coordinator for the American Indian youth enrichment program.  He is a member of Or Emet. Or Emet Ritual Leader and Rabbinic Candidate Eva Cohen, along with this year’s B’ Mitzvah students, will lead a short Humanistic…

Humor Fest Opening Night: Yidlife Crisis presents YidLive!

January 25, 2020

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Opening Night of the 2020 Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival! Join Jamie & Eli, the creators and stars of the award-winning Yiddish-ish web series YidLife Crisis – in the fleisch! The boychiks from Montreal present an evening of comedy, film and music reflecting their unique take on the modern Jewish experience. No knowledge of Yiddish required. Sense of humor requested. Doors: 7:00 PM Show: 8:00 PM Tickets: $20 adv / $25 door Ages: 18+

Dementia Caregivers Support Group

January 27, 2020

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JFS, in partnership with Sholom Home East and the Alzheimer’s Association, facilitates a caregiver support group for people who are providing care to a loved one suffering from dementia.

Humor Fest: Writing Funny with Matt Goldman

January 28, 2020

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Presented as part of the 2020 Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival.  Join Emmy winning television producer, writer and novelist Matt Goldman for an intimate conversation where he breaks down the process behind his success writing for shows like Seinfeld, Ellen and The New Adventures of Old Christine. TV enthusiasts, Seinfeld aficionados and literary lovers will enjoy this rare peak behind the curtain. Doors: 6:00 PM Show: 7:00 PM Tickets: $12 advance/$15 door 16+

Humor Fest: Alan Zweibel presents Field Guide to the Jewish People

January 29, 2020

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Presented as part of the 2020 Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival! Acclaimed humorist and writer on the original cast of Saturday Night Live, Alan Zweibel presents his new book A Field Guide to the Jewish People. Co-written with comedians Dave Barry and Adam Mansbach, the authors dissect every holiday, rite of passage, and tradition, unravel a long and complicated history, and tackle the tough questions that have been plaguing the long-suffering Jewish people everywhere for centuries. Doors: 6:00 PM Show:…