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Links and information to local community Jewish Agencies:
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Minneapolis Jewish Federation

At the Minneapolis Jewish Federation,  we build community, care for the welfare of Jews everywhere and maximize participation in Jewish life. We accomplish this by planning, developing and allocating financial aid and human resources in partnership with Jewish institutions, locally and overseas.

Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul

The Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul unites, sustains and enhances the St. Paul area Jewish community and strengthens bonds with Jewish communities in Israel and around the world. The Federation fulfills this mission through financial resource development and planning, and by working in partnership with social service agencies, educational institutions and synagogues.

Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest

The Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest (JHSUM) is the leading organization in the Upper Midwest dedicated to telling the story of 170 years of Jewish history in the region. Founded in 1984, JHSUM provides programming, publications, exhibits, and curriculum to the local and regional community, as well as offering reference and reproduction services to all interested users. The collection is particularly strong in the areas of Jewish homesteading in the Dakotas, Northern Minnesota Iron Range Jewish communities, Minneapolis and St. Paul synagogue records, Jewish women's organization records, and materials reflecting life on Minneapolis's North Side Jewish community.

JCRC (Jewish Community Relations Council)

Since 1939, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) has served as the designated public affairs voice of the Jewish community to elected officials, the media, and other religious, racial and ethnic groups. JCRC is the only local agency fighting anti-Semitism, advocating for Israel, safeguarding religious freedom, and engaging in community service and social action advocacy for tikkun olam (“repairing the world”).

JFCS (Jewish Family Children's Services of Minneapolis)

Inspired by the wisdom and values of our tradition, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis supports people of all backgrounds to reach their full potential.


As the only service of its kind in Minnesota, Sha’arim is committed to providing an opportunity for every Jewish child and young adult with special needs to:

  • Receive a Jewish education;

  • Experience inclusion as vital and active participant in the classroom;

  • Socialize and be part of his/her peer group; and

  • Participate in a rich and meaningful life within the Jewish community

Amos and Celia Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School

Sabes Jewish Community Center

Twin Cities Jewish calendar

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  • Find Jewish holidays and candle lighting times.
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Links to Jewish Resources


Jewish Calendar Tools

Our mission is to increase awareness of Jewish holidays and to help Jews to be observant of the mitzvot.

We offer a powerful custom Jewish calendar tool that lets you generate a list of Jewish holidays for any year (past, present or future). Also available are a Hebrew date converter, Shabbat candle lighting times and Torah readings (both full kriyah and triennial system), and a page to look up yahrzeits, birthdays and anniversaries.

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Created as a living memorial to those who perished during the Holocaust, the Museum  
honors those who died by celebrating their lives—cherishing the traditions that they embraced, examining their achievements and faith, and affirming the vibrant worldwide Jewish community that is their legacy today. New generations are taught how to recognize and fight contemporary instances of injustice and oppression.

4330 Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416