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.
Location: The J’s Marilyn Fox Building
Date: Thursday, November 16
Local Judaica artist Batya Rich returns to teach the art of glass fusing. Each participant will design and create a mezuzah cover using colorful glass shards, rods and beads. The covers will then be kiln-fired by Batya and returned in time to make an impressive Hanukkah gift for you or a loved one.
Location: The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, Fitness & Wellness Building
Date: Sunday, December 3
ShalOM Workshop incorporates Judaism into our Yoga practice and Yoga into our Jewish traditions. Led by Michael Tzinberg, CYT, the program consists of poses, meditation, chanting and a discussion on fascinating intersections between Judaism and Yoga. All are welcome for this peaceful, exploratory afternoon.
Location: Companion Bakery’s Teaching Kitchen, 2331 Schuetz Rd, St. Louis
Date: Friday, January 12
Learn all about bread and what makes challah unique. Companion’s bakery manager Nancie Breunig educates on bread science and demonstrates mixing a challah dough. Participants manipulate and shape dough, tour the bakery floor and finally taste and take home Companion’s freshly made challah, just in time for Shabbat!
Location: Perennial, 3762 S. Broadway, St. Louis
Date: Thursday, January 25
Make your own hardwood challah board sourced from local, fallen trees at Perennial’s upcycling studio. Learn how to saw, plane, and shape your board using a variety of power and hand tools. Add designs with food-safe finishes and learn the proper care of wood boards to make yours last for many Shabbat meals to come!
Presented by The Ruth & Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life.