Rabbi: Solidarity Is 'Antidote To Religious Violence' After Synagogue Shooting“We as a Jewish community want to show that we’re not going to stop being Jewish, we're not going to stop celebrating Shabbat, we’re not going to be hindered,” Temple Israel Senior Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman said. “Even in the face of violence, we are going to open our doors even wider.”
'It's Very Emotional': People Gather In Wake Of Pittsburgh Synagogue ShootingIn times of great sorrow, people often turn to a higher power for answers and to each other for support. On Sunday, those were two of the reasons why Temple Israel was filled with a standing-room-only crowd, estimated around 2,000 strong, grieving the loss of 11 Jewish people killed in a place of worship not unlike this one.
Minneapolis Synagogue Hosting Homeless Families For The HolidaysTemple Israel is one of several congregations that are a part of the Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative.
Minneapolis AME Church Remembers Charleston TragedyCharleston is more than 1,300 miles from the Twin Cities, but last week's tragedy is still personal to some Minnesotans.
Twin Cities Rabbi Shares The Story Of PassoverPassover begins at sunset Friday night. Sim Glaser is the Rabbi at Temple Israel in Minneapolis. He explained the meaning of Passover and its significance.
Police Investigating Vandalism At Temple During PassoverAuthorities are investigating after someone took a can of spray paint overnight Tuesday and vandalized the outside of Temple Israel, just off Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis.
Best Ways To Celebrate Hanukkah In MinnesotaThe Festival of Lights is celebrated in many ways each year around the globe. Check out these events for celebrating Hanukkah in Minnesota.
At 102, Minn. Woman Still Cooks A Great Matzoh Ball SoupAt 102 years old, Ruth Knelman has the chutzpah to tell you there’s a right way to cook, which doubles as her outlook on life: Don’t rush and don’t stress.