PJ Library to host Book Mitzvah event in honor of 13th anniversary

PJ Library Book Mitzvah By Carrie Fink • PJ Library Coordinator In Judaism, 13 years represents a milestone, and like a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, our PJ Library program has grown into its unique leadership role in the community over the past 13 years. In honor of this milestone, PJ Library will hold a “Book Mitzvah” ev[...]

Volunteer Spotlight June 2022: Milo Beyene

Milo Beyene Can you tell us about yourself and your background? About a year ago, I enrolled in the “Introduction to Judaism” course available at Temple Israel shortly after reading “Why Be Jewish? A Testament” by Edgar Bronfman Sr. I highly recommend the book, but especially the class. Over the wee[...]

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: June 2022

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper Summer was slow to warm up this year, but all signs point to summer fun as the heat has finally arrived! With the Twin Cities Pride Festival right around the corner, and all the July 4th fun coming right after that, before long we’ll be feeling as though summer is nearly over—that’s the Minne[...]

Popular Shabbat in the Park series coming again this summer

By Carrie Fink • PJ Library Coordinator PJ Library and TCJewfolk/MN Mammalehs are thrilled to be partnering again this summer for the popular Shabbat in the Park program. The goal of the program is to encourage Jewish families to get to know one another in their neighborhoods. The gatherin[...]