Performing Arts

Israeli Folk Dance meets every Monday evening from 7:30 – 9:30 pm at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center. Beginner teaching and dancing is offered from 7:30 – 8 pm and general dancing is intermediate to advanced level circle dancing of the newest dances from Israel. For further information, please email or call Karen at (414) 315-3400. Israeli Folk Dance is open to ages 12 and up and is free of charge.


6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53217

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: Ilene Wasserman


Theater actress, choreographer, director, mime artist, juggler and writer. Specialty in theater instruction for children and teens. Dance classes in hip-hop, jazz, tap, ballet. Special events productions for your special occasions.

518 E. Juniper Ln., Mequon, WI 53092

Rick Aaron is a flutist who offers music for wedding ceremonies, bar/bat mitzvah celebrations, wedding receptions, and parties of all kinds. He can provide jazz, klezmer, and classical chamber groups.


During its thirteen-plus 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.  Its performances, classes and other innovative platforms uplift and unite diverse and underserved populations.  RUACH organizes dynamic collaborations between its artists and schools, independent and assisted living facilities, and community centers, among other venues, serving a wide-ranging spectrum of constituents in Milwaukee’s Jewish community and throughout Greater Milwaukee.

Executive Director: Joshua Richman,
President, Board of Directors: Elizabeth Behrendt
Co-President, Board of Directors: Jay Frank

6815 W. Capitol Dr., Suite 302, Milwaukee, WI 53216