Gail Rosenblum

Columnist | Metro
Phone: 612-673-7350
Gail Rosenblum writes two to three columns a week on people, social issues, trends, and the complexities of human relationships.

Recent content from Gail Rosenblum

Rosenblum: Small changes can mean big struggles for the hungry

A family’s food assistance gets cut by $36 a month. A Sara Lee/Taystee bread outlet closes in New Brighton. A...

Updated: December 07, 2013, - 06:22 PM

100-year-old surprised at birthday party, plays violin with idol

Lloyd Johnson knew that his favorite lemon cake would be served at his 100th birthday party at Woodbury’s Stonecrest Senior Living residence. But playing a duet with surprise guest and mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko? Let’s call that the icing.

Updated: December 04, 2013, - 10:37 PM

Rosenblum: Murder of a child connects women in book collaboration

Her “Smooch! Project” aims to capture 10,000 photographs of people around the world kissing loved ones on the cheek.

Updated: December 02, 2013, - 07:53 PM

Rosenblum: Iron Range rallies to save Jewish center

A thriving synagogue for more than 70 years, (on the Iron Range!), B’nai Abraham was all but abandoned in the 1990s, as young Jews bolted for college, jobs or mates, and their aging parents moved to warmer climates.

Updated: November 27, 2013, - 07:54 PM

Rosenblum: Children's shoes ready for Congo. Can you help?

Albert Nyembwe has found himself with big shoes to fill.Last September, Nyembwe’s nonprofit, the Cilongo Foundation of Blaine, held its...

Updated: November 24, 2013, - 12:04 AM

Rosenblum: Let’s not lose focus, traction on sex-offender program

Gov. Mark Dayton’s abrupt suspension last week of the provisional release of sex offenders was, fortunately, just a temporary stop...

Updated: November 19, 2013, - 08:10 PM

Rosenblum: Program sheds light on mental illness issues

News that insurance coverage of mental illnesses must be equal to coverage of any other health care challenge is heartening,...

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 09:51 PM

Rosenblum: TakeAction Minnesota helped Target ban the box

Target Corp.’s decision to Ban the Box is a victory for many ex-offenders, and a wise and moral move for...

Updated: November 10, 2013, - 06:30 AM

Rosenblum: Did you vote? Thanks. Here's why you did it

It’s no surprise that the most powerful influencer in how we vote is party identification. We get to the polls to make sure our political team wins.

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 09:25 PM

Rosenblum: Paul the animal lover goes nose to nose with Charlie Bear

Nature’s had a rough go lately, what with the young Minneapolis lovers carving their initials into Montana’s Pompeys Pillar, and...

Updated: November 05, 2013, - 07:20 AM

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