St. Paul Jewish Community Center

We strengthen the Greater St. Paul community by nurturing physical, intellectual, social and spiritual growth in an inclusive environment defined by Jewish values and culture. The St. Paul JCC continues to be a vibrant, engaged and thriving community center welcoming a diverse and expanding membership. The JCC will create new and unique ways for members […]

1375 St Paul Ave, St Paul, MN 55116, United States

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St. Paul Jewish Federation

Since 1935, the St. Paul Jewish Federation has been our community’s central address for meeting Jewish needs — responding to crises, fighting poverty, strengthening Jewish identity and promoting social justice.

790 Cleveland Avenue South, Saint Paul, MN, United States

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Uprooted: A Jewish Response to Fertility Journeys

“And when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and she said unto Jacob: ‘Give me children, or else I die’” (Genesis 30:1). The Hebrew Bible unflinchingly retells the emotional, spiritual and psychophysical pains experienced by our ancestors on their journeys to have children. Here and elsewhere–in prayer, ritual behaviors, […]