AIPAC Is Coming to Minnesota

AIPAC – the most powerful American lobby in support of the US-Israel relationship – is coming to Minnesota. Will you be there?

Alef List: Events 4 Hip Jews

With Hanukkah just about over, it’s time to make your plans for Christmas. Chinese food and a movie on Christmas day is a must. And Christmas Eve? Don’t miss the biggest, hottest party of the year for Twin Cities Jews.

TC Jewfolk Kicks Off Hanukkah Blog Series

Hanukkah is a great example of the Jewish Holiday motto “They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat.” If you want the rest of the details for the holiday – you know, questions like Who tried to kill us? How did we win? What do we eat? Where can I buy great Hanukkah gifts in the Twin Cities? What are cool Hanukkah events in Minneapolis and St. Paul? – don’t miss TC Jewfolk’s 2009 Hanukkah blog series.

Alef List: Events 4 Hip Jews

The best events of the next couple of weeks, November 17th through December 2nd, are all connected to music in one way or another. There’s the spirited Instrumental Minyan at Beth El, a super hip concert at the Varsity Theatre, and the Minneapolis Jewish Federation’s Super Sunday, notably the After Dark party featuring karaoke. Now I may be biased, but I find the musical experience among the most religious of all experiences. Nevertheless, whether you want to be a part of it, or simply appreciate the talents of others, get out there and have a great couple of weeks. There will be plenty of time for sitting around during Thanksgiving.

Alef List: Hot Happenings 4 Hip Jews 10/20-11/2

There are a number of interesting things happening in the next two weeks, Jewish and not. Besides a few parties, a class or two, and some other worthwhile events, some will be watching the Vikings closely, others just getting over our Twins hangover. Still others among us, I’m certain, are a little Jew’d out. After Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, we had a week of Sukkot and recently concluded with Shmini Atzeret and Simhat Torah. Is it little wonder that we have no holidays in the month of Cheshvan (or we can debate Jeroboam’s Feast on the 15th)? Here are my picks from October 20th through November 2nd.