RAJMN: Russian American Jews in Minnesota

RAJMN is the only Jewish-Russian program for young families in Minnesota, working to connect them to the larger Jewish community in Twin Cities and provide a deeper understanding of Judaism and Russian-Jewish roots and culture. We are a volunteer-led initiative, and our programs and events, held throughout the year, celebrate Jewish and Russian culture and serve Read More

Russian Organizations

Istoki – Community of Russian Jews 2718 Quentin Ave St. Louis Park, MN 55416 ONEG SHABBOS V’YOMTOV 400 Marie Ave W West St. Paul, MN 55118 651-696-1759 yosaifg@gmail.com Brings relief to needy families in the Twin Cities by providing food packages, assisting Russian immigrants, funding scholarships, providing for needy brides and grooms and distributing clothing, Read More

RAJMN-YALA Mini-Grants

Thanks to the vision, guidance, and support from Genesis Philanthropy Group, Minneapolis and Saint Paul Federations, there is now a way to get funds and resources into the hands of the individuals in the Twin Cities Russian Speaking Jewish communities. RAJMN-YALA Mini-Grants are being made available for young professionals and college students. RAJMN-YALA Mini-grants are available for initiatives Read More

You may not have heard of Rimon: the Minnesota Jewish Arts Council, but Jewish artists and innovators around the country have. A few things you should know about Rimon: David Harris, Rimon Director, receives regular calls asking how he built such a successful organization. For the fifth year in a row, Rimon has been recognized Read More


What to Read? A variety of translated Israeli literature and other books available 1948 A Soldier's Tale: The Bloody Road to Jerusalem - Uri Avnery A Place Among Nations - Benjamin Netanyahu A Psalm in Jenin - Brett Goldberg A Tale of Love and Darkness (Hebrew and English) - Amos Oz A Trumpet in the Read More

Souvenirs from Birthright

When Melanie, a recent college graduate, wanted to visit Israel for the first time, she chose to travel with a group on Taglit-Birthright Israel, funded in part by Federation. Since its inception in 1999, Taglit-Birthright Israel has sent more than 350,000 young Jews, ages 18-26, from around the world on free, 10-day group trips to Read More