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September 2019

September 18th @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Klezmer Pop-Up Party With Klezwoods

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway – Dewey Square

  We’re kicking off our Fall Season with a free lunchtime concert in Dewey Square (near South Station) on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Bring a picnic or grab lunch from the food trucks and stop by the JArts table to get a free beverage. Then enjoy the wild rock, klezmer, and Mediterranean fusion of Klezwoods.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=27&v=ssyl2EjfXfQ Dewey Square Food Trucks

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September 19th @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Gallery @ Mayyim Hayyim

The Gallery at Mayyim Hayyim

    JArts and Mayyim Hayyim share a passion for featuring inspiring local art. Join us for three co-curated shows throughout the year at Mayyim Hayyim: Community Mikveh and Education Center.  Opening Reception September 19, 2019 Nigun | Notations on Prayer  Works by Shelby Feltoon, Stacey Friedman, and Emily Mogavero Show runs September 1-December 30, 2019 Nigun, by emerging artists Shelby Feltoon, Stacy Friedman and Emily Mogavero explores how we visually represent and understand niggunim, repetative wordless prayer.   Artist statements:…

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September 24th @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Bob Mankoff: What’s So Funny?

Temple Israel, Boston

  Former New Yorker Cartoon Editor, Esquire Cartoon and Humor Editor, and child of the Borscht Belt, Mankoff shares from his new book Have I Got a Cartoon for You! Join him in conversation with WBUR’s Ben Brock Johnson as they explore how “The People of the Book,” eventually became better known as "The People of the Joke.” Fun, funny, and thought provoking. Tickets: $25.00 with book/$18.00 without. Book signing and dessert after presentation.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=ecWij8pcufQ

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October 2019

October 4th @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Opening Reception: Artist Caron Tabb

Beacon Gallery

Opening Reception: 6:00 PM, Friday October 4, 2019 Of Two Places, the new show by mixed media artist Caron Tabb, asks what does it mean to be of two places? Home, immigration, and identity are recurrent themes in Tabb’s most recent work, encompassing what it means to be simultaneously Israeli and American. With pieces such as a bed made of chicken wire, a quilt of Israeli and American newspapers, and a tablecloth literally woven from family recipes, Caron's multifaceted and…

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October 19th - October 20th

Devorah Project: JArts Tiny House Sukkah

North Shore Music Theater

  Isn’t a sukkah basically the original tiny house? Join JArts at the 5th annual Big Massachusetts Tiny House Festival, the biggest tiny house festival in the North East, to be part of the Devorah Project Sukkah. This custom JArts sukkah, inspired by bee hives and designed by architect Erin West, will feature hundreds of wooden honeycombs. Be part of the sukkah by decorating and adding your own honey comb.   Schedule of Sunday’s events coming soon. Tickets available through the Tiny House Festival in…

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October 25th - October 26th
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3rd Annual Arts Matter Shabbat

Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26 Various Locations   “Bereishit barah elohim...” (in the beginning, God created)    Could there be a better Shabbat to celebrate Jewish arts and culture than the weekend we read Parshat Bereishit (Creation)? This community-wide appreciation of the arts is presented in partnership with MASSCreative, the statewide advocate for the arts. Come out in support of the arts to experience just a few of the many ways Arts Matter to the Jewish community.  Programming listed alphabetically by…

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October 30th @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Judith Viorst: Nearing Ninety

Leventhal-Sidman JCC

(And Other Comedies of Late Life) In Conversation with Bill Novak photo: Wall Street Journal Join bestselling author, poet, and humorist Judith Viorst (Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Necessary Losses) in conversation with author Bill Novak (Die Laughing, The Big Book of Jewish Humor) as she shares the joys and tribulations that await us at the age of 90... all with a LARGE dose of humor. Book sale, signing, and dessert follow the presentation. Tickets: $25…

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December 2019

December 18th @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

6th Annual Hanukkah At The MFA, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Wednesday, December 18, 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM Community Candle Lighting 6:30 PM FREE admission from 4pm (MFA members skip the line) There’s no Hanukkah celebration like the Hanukkah celebration put on by JArts and the MFA. This 6th annual event features special performances in the galleries including the world music-klezmer fusion of the Yaeko Elmaleh Group, international Jewish folk songs with Rosalie Gerut, storytelling with local The Moth champion, Rabbi Dan Judson and Michelle Ephraim, and modern dance with Jenna Pollack.…

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