Entries by tmatzek

Mishloach Manot

A New Initiative from Shai What is it? Mishloach manot are gifts of food that are sent to family, friends and others on Purim. The mitzvah of giving mishloach manot derives from the Book of Esther. It is meant to … Continue reading »

March Food Drive

February 25 – April 7, 2019 Hunger forces Impossible Choices 20% of families struggle to feed their families. Neighborhood House distributes ­almost 1 million pounds of food per year through their Food Markets. How YOU can make a difference in … Continue reading »

Myth-Conceptions Series

Who are the Jewish Organizations speaking about Israel? What are the myths about each organization? What are the realities? All sessions held at Mount Zion Temple moderated by Rabbi Spilker. AIPAC Guest Speaker: Lital Casper Rosenberg AIPAC Midwest Deputy Regional … Continue reading »

A Mount Zion Community Book Read

Kick-Off Engagement for Year-long Focus on Israel Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor by Yossi Klein Halevi Books are available in the Mount Zion office for a subsidized cost of $5 if you attend one of the discussion groups. Choose one … Continue reading »

Civic Engagement Campaign

Minnesota’s Primary takes place this coming week on Tuesday, August 14th. If you are not registered, you can register at your polling place. If you are not sure where it is, you can easily find your polling place here. Mount … Continue reading »

Hundreds of Jewish Organizations Join Together to Urge the Administration to End “Zero Tolerance” Family Separation Policy

New York, NY – Almost 350 national, state, and local Jewish organizations—including the Reform, Reconstructionist, Conservative and Orthodox movements—sent a joint letter urging the Administration to immediately rescind the “zero tolerance” policy of criminally prosecuting all adults who cross the border. This practice … Continue reading »