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A traditional and modern klezmer, Yiddish theater, Israeli dance and t’filah band — can play a wide variety of Jewish music. We have performed for Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha, Coalition for Jewish Learning, Ovation Communities, JCC Kesher and with the Milwaukee Jewish Community Chorale. We are available for concerts, dances and services in Southeastern Wisconsin.
Contact: Mark Levy, ABandNAllHope_klezmer@yahoo.com
Israeli Folk Dance typically meets once a week at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center. Sessions consist of Israeli circle dances, ranging from the classics to the newest dances from Israel. Teaching is offered regularly and no previous experience is necessary to join and enjoy this fun form of exercise! For further information, and to let us know that you will be attending, please email MilwaukeeIFD@yahoo.com or call Karen at (414) 315-3400. Israeli Folk Dance is open to ages 12 and up and is free of charge.
Marge Eiseman is an internationally acclaimed teacher and presenter of programs about Jewish women’s spirituality, the cycle of love and loss, and the contemporary Jewish music scene. She is available to add a lift to your meetings and promises to send you home singing one of her catchy tunes.
Established in 1994, Milwaukee’s premier vocal performing ensemble includes members from throughout the Jewish community. The Chorale sings traditional and contemporary Jewish music for senior living facilities, community gatherings, and small groups, culminating in a late spring concert that rotates among area synagogues. Membership is open from September to July for supporters and enthusiasts of Jewish chorale music. Interested in singing with or booking the Chorale for a preformance? Contact Enid by phone or email.
Director: Enid Bootzin Berkovits
President: Julie Magidson
During its eighteen years of existence, RUACH, a 501(c) (3) organization, has steadily grown in achieving its mission of awakening creativity through arts enrichment rooted in Jewish values and the rich cultural diversity of Sherman Park. Its varied, innovative programs uplift and unite diverse and underserved populations. RUACH organizes dynamic collaborations between its artists and schools, senior facilities, and community centers, among other venues, serving a wide-ranging spectrum of constituents in Jewish and Greater Milwaukee, and beyond.
Executive Director: Joshua Richman,
Co - Presidents, Board of Directors: Rabbi David Ordan and John Rubin
~A Program of Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC~
Tapestry explores Jewish history, tradition, life, and future in a way the entire community can appreciate. Through art exhibits, education, performances, author visits, free Jewish films, and the annual Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival; Tapestry is a constant celebration, exploration, and building of community through the arts.
Contact: Reva Fox, RFox@JCCMilwaukee.org
Madison’s award-winning klezmer ensemble performs its festive mix of traditional and contemporary klezmer music at festivals, parties and concert venues throughout Wisconsin.