Two Jewish homes for the poor and elderly operated in the Twin Cities area through most of the twentieth century. They merged in 1971, then merged again in 1995 with another agency devoted to eldercare to form Sholom Community Alliance. Sholom operates two campuses, one in St. Louis Park and the other in St. Paul.
Sister Irmina Kelehan (bottom left) and other Sisters of St. Joseph setting sail for Japan, 1956. Photographed by Don Bosco. Image used courtesy of the archives of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul Province.