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Jewish Arts & Soul Project

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Featuring Jewish-themed art, spiritual, health and wellness workshops for men and women in their 20s through 50s. Join the Jewish Arts & Soul Project in creative spaces throughout St. Louis for unique experiences that nourish the mind, body and spirit. It’s a new way to engage! Generously funded in part by the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

Upcoming Events

August 21 - Love and Chocolate

Location: Kakao Chocolate, 7272 Manchester Rd, Maplewood
Date & Time: Tuesday, August 21 | 7-9pm
Cost: $25

Celebrate Tu B’Av, the Jewish holiday of love, surrounded by sweets at St. Louis’ premier chocolatier, Kakao. Participants will learn about the wonders of chocolate while making ganache, caramels and barks in the Kakao kitchen. Bring a loved one or treat yourself for a night of confection perfection! Participation is limited to 14 individuals.

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August 28 & September 4 - Ceramic Honey Jars

Ceramic Honey Jars for Rosh Hashanah

Location: Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur, Arts & Education Building
Date & Time: Tuesdays, August 28 and September 4 | 7-9pm
Cost: $20, limited to 15 participants

Sweeten your Rosh Hashanah by creating your own beautiful, ceramic honey jar with local artist James Ibur, who recently led the very popular ceramic Kiddush Cup creation. James returns for this two-week workshop to assist in fabricating the honey jars from clay. During your first class, you will create your jar and get it kiln-ready, while in class two, you can tap into your creative energies as you glaze and complete your jar. All materials and light refreshments provided.

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October 21 - Fall Foliage Guided Walking Tour at Laumeier

Location: Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road, 63127
Date & Time: Sunday, October 21 | 10-11:30am
Cost: Free | Registration required, limited to 18 participants

Maxine (Max) Mirowitz, creator of Torah Trailblazers – an adventure Torah class which cultivates an awareness of nature and sense of Jewish identity – returns to JASP! Max will guide this beautiful fall foliage walking tour showcasing the sculptures created by Jewish artists in this gorgeous setting. This is a family-friendly hike and kids are welcome, although there is no stroller access.

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November 29 - Charms from the Heart

Location: Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur, Arts & Education Building
Date & Time: Thursday, November 29 | 7-9pm
Cost: $25, limited to 15 participants

Create amazing charms from metal, hammering with letter stamps in English and Hebrew. Make charms from the heart for necklaces, bracelets, key chains and more. Learn from local artist Deb Katon how to texture and embellish metal. All materials, as well as wine and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

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December 10 - Israeli Dancing

Location: Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School, 348 S. Mason Road, 63141
Date & Time: Monday, December 10 | 7:30pm
Cost: $5

Have you ever wanted to learn the dances or just want to dance? Rachel Persellen Armoza will be teaching us the basics. If you already know the dances, join in the joyful movement. Stay in the holiday spirit and join the group for wine, snacks and dance!

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January 22 - Jewish Meditation

Location: Central Reform Congregation, 5020 Waterman Blvd, 63108
Date & Time: Tuesday, January 22 | 7-9:00pm
Cost: $10, limited to 12 participants

Meditation is a precise technique for resting the mind and attaining a state of consciousness that is totally different from the normal waking state. Join Andrew Nunberg for a group-led Jewish session and let all the holiday madness go! Appropriate for beginners and experienced meditators. Wine and snacks provided.

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February 20 - Comedy Night at Helium

Location: Helium Comedy Club, St. Louis Galleria
Date & Time: Wednesday, February 20 | 8pm
Cost: $20

Get in on the laughs as we raise money for the J’s Garden of Eden and Meals on Wheels programs. Local comedians will take the stage and get you rolling in the aisles for a couple great causes. The
Garden of Eden provides fresh vegetables to the community, while Meals on Wheels allows us to deliver hundreds of meals annually to those in need.

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Presented by The Ruth & Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life. 

For more information about the Jewish Arts & Soul Project, please contact Diane Maier, Jewish Programs Coordinator, 314.442.3190.
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