the butterfly project

Film Screening & Painting Ceramic Butterflies Activity

Sunday, June 4 at 2 PM
COST: FREE, No reservation needed

SAVE THE DATE HOW DO YOU SPELL CHANUKAH?? The Jewish Alternative to the Usual Holiday Fare NOT The Last Butterfly film tells the inspiring tale of The Butterfly Project, a grass roots arts and education initiative that memorializes the 1.5 million children killed in the Holocaust through global displays of ceramic butterflies - one butterfly painted for each child.

The Butterfly Project’s messages of hope and healing are woven together with Holocaust survivors’ courageous stories of these dark times. A moving account of survival and a lesson in the healing power of art working its magic, NOT The Last Butterfly offers young and old alike a new way to find hope in one of history’s great tragedies and empowers all of us to take action to create a more peaceful world.

Families with children age 10+
2:00 PM: NOT The Last Butterfly film and conversation with Cheryl Rattner Price, Co-Founder and Executive Director, The Butterfly Project.
3:30 PM: Community art project; painting ceramic butterflies.

Families with children of all ages
2:15- 2:45 PM: Conversation with Cheryl Rattner Price and painting ceramic butterflies.

The Butterfly Project is now a global memorial with over 200 communities, including Canada, Mexico, Israel, Australia, France, Czech Republic, Cuba, Morocco and Poland. The butterflies created as part of this event will become part of a community-wide installation featuring hundreds of painted butterflies that will be on display at the Sabes JCC.

For more information on The Butterfly Project, click HERE.

inside/outside: exploring boundaries and otherness reception

Exhibit featuring work by the Jewish Artists’ Laboratory, a Midwest initiate

Thursday, June 29 at 6 PM (Performance begins at 7 PM)

SAVE THE DATE HOW DO YOU SPELL CHANUKAH?? The Jewish Alternative to the Usual Holiday Fare An expansive exhibit by the Jewish Artists’ Laboratory featuring a wide array of Jewish content, context and media relating personally and globally, physically and geographically, culturally and politically. Local artists have spent the past eight months studying together and uncovering where these intersections are found.

Artists include:
Tuvia Abramson, Aarah Aizman, Susan Armington, Robyn Awend, Barb Bank, Carolyn Light Bell, Joel Carter, Jaymee Chanen, Toni Dachis, Sandra Felemovicius, Suzanne Fenton, Jonathan Gross, Rani Halpern, David J. Harris, Bonnie Heller, Ann Ginsburgh Hofkin, Sylvia Horwitz, Jay Isenberg, Anita Konikoff, Lynda Monick-Isenberg, Alison Morse, Gayle Novick, Aimee Orkin, Diane Pecoraro, Paula Leiter Pergament, Kris Prince, Jodi Rosen, Phil Rosenbloom, Bonnie Rubinstein, Jan Rubenstein, David Sherman, Judy Snitzer, Sharon Stillman, Rony Szleifer, Vivi Szleifer, Roslye Ultan, Susan Weinberg, Diane Windhorst, Rochelle Woldorsky, Liba Zweigbaum- Herman, Sharon Zweigbaum.

Generously supported by The Covenant Foundation.

Summer Arts workshop

with puppet artist Lisa Sturz!

Sunday, July 23 from 10 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: Open Eye Figure Theatre, 506 E 24th St., Mpls
COST: $60

SAVE THE DATE HOW DO YOU SPELL CHANUKAH?? The Jewish Alternative to the Usual Holiday Fare Get your summer fun in gear with this daylong shadow puppet workshop at the Open Eye Figure Theatre featuring acclaimed puppet artist Lisa Sturz. Lisa is the Artistic Director of Red Herring Puppets in North Carolina. She designs, builds, and performs with puppets, oversized props, and specialty costumes for theater, film, opera, museum exhibits, schools, libraries, spectacles, parades and special events –such as this one!

Activities include hands-on construction of shadow puppets, history of the art form, and a behind-the-scenes tour of nearby Swedish Institute.

To register Contact David Harris: 952-381-3449 / or visit Space is limited, please register in advance to secure a spot!

In collaboration with Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council

in memory of Sheldon Wert (z”l)

Monday, August 7
GAMES: 11 AM – 3 PM (lunch included)
GOLF: Registration & Lunch 11:15 AM • Shotgun Start 12:30 PM
followed by Community Dinner
LOCATION: Oak Ridge Country Club
GOLF TOURNAMENT (includes lunch & dinner): $250
CANASTA, MAH JONGG, BRIDGE (includes lunch): $65

SAVE THE DATE HOW DO YOU SPELL CHANUKAH?? The Jewish Alternative to the Usual Holiday Fare There is no better way to spend the day than with friends at Oak Ridge Country Club. Golf, Canasta, Mah Jongg, Bridge bring our community together while supporting the JCC’s programs and scholarships for children! This is our 17th annual Golf & Games event.

For more information or
to register, please visit