A Holocaust Survivor’s Story from the Grave

Fred Wysoki, retired teacher and documentary filmmaker, will share what he learned about his father Jack’s survival through 22 concentration camps from videotapes recovered after his death.

Israel and its Neighbors since 1882

Steve Lear will provide insight and entertainment about the Jewish people, the creation of Israel, and Israel’s relationship with the Arab and Persian worlds.  Following the presentation children from Or Emet’s Jewish Cultural School and adults will celebrate Tu B’Shevat, the New Year for Trees, with a Tu B’Shevat Seder from 11:45 am-12:30 pm. Lear is […]

Making Transformative Change in Our Community

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 […]

December 2019 Get the Folk Out!

2019 is on the outs, friends. But December… December always holds some delightful farewells, and this one is no different. We’ve got some great parties — both in the professional and friendship worlds — and some great chances to end the year with some extra mensch points. Take a look y’all, and pick at least […]

November 2019 Get the Folk Out!

Feel that? Yeah, me too. It suddenly got reeeeeaal drafty outside, and now, unless it involves a bowl o’ soup, a cup o’ tea and a mug o’ whiskey, I’m already struggling to get outside for it. Even if this year has had some just gorgeous foliage. Yep, we’ve hit that time of year where […]

September 2019 Get the Folk Out!

Sorry, this one’s a little late & after the long weekend, friends. I’m guessing (hoping?) I’m not alone in September sneaking up on me. Last night, I saw the first leaves of the year drop with a gust of wind… but then, my spirits were picked right back up watching everyone go to school for […]

The Mikveh Monologues

by Anita Diamant & Janet Buchwald directed by Miriam Schwartz in her directorial debut August 21 – 25, 2019 Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) opens its 25th Anniversary Season with this special project. A contemporary collection of inspiring monologues shares the transformative experience of the modern mikveh, a Jewish ritual bath re-imagined for modern use. […]