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Scholar in Residence – Rabbi Dr. Marc Gopin

December 6, 2020


Rabbi Dr. Marc Gopin Scholar in Residence is sponsored through the generous support of The Sandra and Irwin Mandel Fund of the Adath Jeshurun Congregation, Minnetonka, MN Rabbi Dr. Marc Gopin Rabbi Dr. Marc Gopin is the Director of the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution (CRDC), the James H. Laue Professor at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia. Gopin has pioneered projects at CRDC and trained thousands of peace-builders in…

AIPAC Club Event

December 7, 2020


AIPAC Club event for our most invested activists. Check your email for event information.

Bet Shalom’s Panel on The State of Antisemitism in America

December 8, 2020


Over these last few years, so many of you have connected with us to discuss the recent rise in Antisemitic acts and rhetoric in America and around the world. As we’ve joined together in conversation about the many different expressions of Antisemitism we are seeing locally and nationally, we have also worked hard to ensure we are doing everything we can to create a secure environment for our congregation, whether we are operating in person or in a virtual space. A…

Global Connections: Challenges Facing Washington In 2021 – Interviews with Al Franken, Nina Totenberg & Norm Ornstein

December 10, 2020


Robert Siegel (former Senior Host of NPR’s All Things Considered for 30 years) interviews Al Franken (Former Senator, comedian & host, The Al Franken Show), Nina Totenberg (NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent) & Dr. Norman Ornstein (Resident Scholar & Author, American Enterprise Institute). Global Connections is free to the public. REGISTER HERE:  www.globalconnections.splashthat.com Watch previous programs on the economy, education, civic discourse, COVID & Cancer, and America & the Middle East during the pandemic at:  https://rb.gy/ldlpo7 Global Connections: Navigating the New…

Human Rights in Israel, Rabbi Arik Ascherman

December 13, 2020


Rabbi Arik Ascherman has devoted his rabbinic career in Israel to promoting peace, dialogue, and lobbying for the rights of those whose voice needs amplifying. Join Twin Cities supporters, including Rabbi Shosh Dworsky, State Rep. Frank Hornstein, and Vic Rosenthal, along with friends from Madison and Milwaukee, to learn from, and offer support to Torat Tzedek, Rabbi Ascherman’s organization. For more information, email Rabbi Dworsky.

Dementia Caregivers Support Group

December 14, 2020


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.

Candles & Politics

December 15, 2020


The JCRC invites you to celebrate Hanukkah by lighting hanukkiyot in your homes and participating in a conversation with Minnesota’s legislative leaders. Speaker Melissa Hortman, Rep. Tony Albright, Sen. Melisa Franzen, and Sen. Karin Housley will discuss their expectations for the 2021 legislative session and answer questions about the JCRC’s priorities. We will also honor retiring Senators Dick Cohen and Paul Anderson for their years of public service and partnership with the Jewish community. Folks are invited to sign on…

JLink Happy Hour – Monthly PM LinkUp

December 17, 2020


The JLink professionals networking group is kicking off a monthly online happy hour! “Swing by” with your after-hours beverage of choice (or with supper) for a casual after work social.   Your hosts will provide icebreakers and facilitate small group or 1:1 breakout rooms for easier socializing. This meeting is, perhaps, a little less overtly career-oriented than Java with JLink (1st Thursday mornings). Come as you are! Please join the JLink group on Facebook, if you haven’t already, for the…

Together Towards Justice: JCA Annual Meeting

December 20, 2020


Join us over Zoom for Together Towards Justice, our annual meeting.