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Minneapolis Jewish Federation Directory and Calendar
Local on-line Jewish community for 20-40yo somethings
Minneapolis Mikvah: (952) 926-0276
Eruv Status: 612-640-ERUV (3788)
Kosher Food in the Neighborhood
Basil's Pizza (Dairy)
5101 Minnetonka Blvd | 952-929-1075
5003 Excelsior Blvd
910 West 36th St. at Bryant | 612-886-1670
Prime Kosher Catering
Sales Manager: Tzippy Zafrany
Tzafrany@primekoshercatering.com | 952-800-4645
Sato Fusion (Fleishig)
4224 Minnetonka Blvd | 952-303-5813
The Kosher Spot (Groceries)
4214 Minnetonka Blvd | 952-217-4355
Vitali's Cafe (Dairy)
Hyatt Regency Hotel
1300 Nicollet Mall, 2nd floor | 612-596-4610
Mall of America
Level 3, East Broadway | 917-609-6064
St. Louis Park-Minneapolis Eruv
This Congregation Bais Israel document has a map and recent changes to the eruv.
Before Shabbat, call 612-640-ERUV (3788)
to make sure the eruv is up.
Introducing the Twin Cities
• Twin Cities Metro Area Population: 3.69 million (2021)
• Twin Cities Population Rank: 16th in the nation, immediately behind Seattle and immediately ahead of Tampa. It's the 15th largest media market in the country.
• Geographic Location: The Twin Cities are located in southeast Minnesota along the banks of the Mississippi River. The source of the Mississippi River is Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota. The western end of Lake Superior is 160 miles to the north.
• Arts Scene: The Twin Cities have more theater seats per capita than any other American city except New York. There are ~100 theater groups and 30 performance venues in Minneapolis alone. There are 55 museums in the Twin Cities and history sites all over the state.
• History: For Native Americans, Minnesota is centered within Dakota creation stories and is an important place in traditional Ojibwe history. Minnesota became a state in 1858. During the CIvil War, Minnesota furnished 11 infantry regiments, two companies of sharpshooters, several units of artillery and cavalry, and several dozen sailors.
• Mill City Roots: Pillsbury and General Mills began in downtown Minneapolis in the late 1800s as competing flour milling companies on opposite banks of the Mississippi River.