Designed by artist tova speter
Built by craftsman manny hutter
featuring art designs by 16 organizations

Participating Organizations Include:

Coleman House
JArts Staff
Rashi School
Jewish Community Day School
City of Chelsea
Epstein Hillel School
Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston
MetroWest Jewish Day School
Town of Needham
Torah Academy
Temple Shir Tikva of Wayland
Maimonides School
Temple Isaiah of Lexington

Over 300 people contributed designs at in-person workshops throughout November and
December 2022, and 50 designs were submitted by participants online

ABout The Artist

Tova Speter

Tova Speter is a local artist, art therapist, art educator, and arts consultant based in Needham. All of her work is based on her belief that engaging in art-making is inherently therapeutic and formative. Tova has worked in the intersection of arts and the Jewish experience for the past 20 years, facilitating meaningful Jewish art experiences and working as a consultant helping organizations infuse more arts-based experiences into their programming.

ABout The Carpenter

Manny Hutter

Manny Hutter is a Builder, Designer, and Teacher originally from Newton, Massachusetts. He gained his skill in carpentry through the vocational program at Newton North High School in Newton, MA, along with working for multiple carpentry companies. During his Junior year of high school Manny founded Herculean Woodworks. His projects include Pergolas, Sheds, Garden Beds, Portable Torah Arks, Furniture, and most notably, JArts’ ‘Brighter Revealed,’ a Traveling Holiday Lantern which was featured in the Boston Globe. In his senior year, he was awarded Career Vocational Technical Education Student of The Year along with the Golden Hammer Award for his excellence and leadership in his field. Since graduating Manny has relocated to Shelburne and has immersed himself in the community.