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Dementia Caregivers Support Group

January 25, 2021

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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.

Muslim & Jewish Women’s (Virtual) Day at the Capitol

January 26, 2021

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Join us for our third annual Muslim and Jewish Women’s (Virtual) Day at the Capitol! If you’re wondering how to get involved for 2021, start here. As Muslim and Jewish women, we’re socialized to believe awful stereotypes about one another. When we come together in resistance to create change in our state, we actively combat systems of white supremacy and white nationalism. Join us virtually this year to fight for things we all care about, a slate of policy priorities…

Stage Pictures: Making It Visual

January 26, 2021

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What do stage directors do? One of their tasks is to translate the playwright’s words into images that, consciously or unconsciously, help us understand. We’ll look at several such images and discuss how they enhance our experience of their plays.

On One Foot: An Introduction to Judaism Class

January 26, 2021

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Judaism is not just a religion or a culture or people, or even a way of living in the world – it is a world unto itself, encompassing ancient and newer rituals, complex ideas, and thousands of years of history.  If you’ve been curious about Jewish learning but didn’t know where to start, this class is for you! Join Beth Jacob Congregation’s Rabbi Adam Rubin and Rabbi Tamar Magill-Grimm, as well as some guest teachers, on Zoom for an adventure…

Living Room Learning: Israel in Africa

January 26, 2021

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Following the December arrival of hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants to Israel, what is the status of the thousands of Ethiopians waiting to make aliya? How does Israel help combat locust swarms and wildfires in Ethiopia? What makes Senegal the Start-up Nation of Africa and how has the Jewish state supported its innovation ecosystem? We’ll discuss these questions with two veteran Israeli diplomats: -Or Daniely, Deputy Ambassador at Israel’s Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -Daniel Aschheim, former Deputy Ambassador in Dakar,…

Northside Stories: Shared History, Shared Promise

January 28, 2021

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The Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) and the National Council of Jewish Women MN (NCJW) present: Northside Stories: Shared History, Shared Promise — a virtual event exploring the history and relationship of Jews and African Americans in North Minneapolis. Join us for a conversation with Jewish and African American northsiders, activists, and historians for a look into the complexities of the past, with an eye toward building a better future, together. Participants: —Earl Schwartz, Assistant Professor of Social Justice, Religion, and Middle East…