Rabbi Nissi and Mushka Naparstek were recently appointed as shluchim to Maple Grove, Minnesota, the retail, cultural and medical center of the northwest region of the Minneapolis – S. Paul metropolitan area. Over 2,500 Jews live in the area.
By Anash.org reporter
Rabbi Nissi and Mushka Naparstek and their children Chana’le and Bluma, were recently appointed as shluchim to Maple Grove, Minnesota.
Located in the Minneapolis-S. Paul metropolitan area, Maple Grove is the eighth largest city in the state of Minnesota. The city is considered the retail, cultural and medical center of the northwest region of the MSP metropolitan area.
The city is also known as a shopping hub, home to more retail than nearly any other city in the state, second only to Bloomington, the home of the Mall of America. It is also host to a medical research, development, and manufacturing facility, employing over 3,000 people.
“Over 40,000 Jews live in the Twin Cities of S. Paul of Minneapolis, and approximately 2,500 Jews live in Maple Grove,” Rabbi Naparstek said. “We will be creating a new Chabad house to provide any Jewish service they need.”
The new shluchim will be operating under the auspices of Rabbi Motti Groussbaum, shliach to Minneapolis, and father of Mushka.
“We will finally be able to provide authentic Judaism to the locals, who until now had to travel to other areas for their Jewish needs,” Rabbi Naparstek told Anash.org.
Please consider the impact your contribution will have on a developing Jewish community, and help the new shluchim raise $100,000 at www.JewishMapleGrove.com.