Shevat –Adar 5769
Volume XXX, No. 6
J-Cabaret is Back!
Bring the family to spend an evening with local
February Jewish guitar hero Adam Levy. His latest effort,
Bunny Clogs, is aimed at kids of ALL ages!
Sat., February 21, 7 p.m.
$5 JCC members ages 2 and up; $8 community
(under 2 are welcome and FREE)
Tu B’Shvat, or the “New Adam Levy is a hard-working musician. His band, the
Year of the Trees,” is Honeydogs, a staple of the Twin Cities music scene since
Jewish Arbor Day. The 1994, has earned the respect of fans, critics and musicians
holiday is observed on alike for their consistently fresh, smart and catchy records, Adam Levy’s grandmother was
the 15th day of the nine in total. Levy’s influences are wide-ranging. Some put skeptical about his pursuit of “Rock and
Jewish month of Sh’vat Roll” but we’re confident that she is
them in the alt(ernative)-country category, but there’s a healthy shepping naches in heaven right now (Got
(this year landing on dose of Beatles and Elvis Costello, a touch of smoldering Yiddish? She’s proud of him!)
February 9). Tu B’Shvat
cabaret, a dash of punk, and a lot of poetry and philosophy.
was originally an agri-
cultural festival, marking Not much bubble gum here. In fact, one reviewer recently
the emergence of spring. commented that Levy’s vocabulary may be the most advanced
After the destruction of in rock music with words like: double-helix, algorithm, placebo,
the Temple in 70 C.E., zeitgeist and apotheosis sprinkled into his lyrics. Adam Levy
this holiday became a has shown time and again that he has something genuine to
way for Jews to connect say about today’s world, be it Darfur, American excess, or the
to their homeland by eat- corporate recording industry.
ing foods that are found
in Israel. Tu B’Shvat Now, as part of the group Bunny Clogs, his latest side project,
has also become a tree Levy has completed his first children’s record. And it’s not your
planting festival in Israel, run-of the-mill kids’ music. Levy describes Bunny Clogs’ first
in which both Israelis and CD, “More! More! More!” as Shel Silverstein-meets-Prince
Jews around the world surreal dance fun: part comedy record with weird characters,
plant trees in honor or in
part dance party, and part subtle message of peace, love and Songs from Bunny Clogs’ first CD, “More!
memory of a loved one or More! More!” will be featured during the
positive gastronomy. Catch this rare solo show featuring songs
February 21 J-Cabaret concert.
from “More! More! More!” as well as new songs from the Hon-
SHABBAT CANDLE eydogs’ latest release, “Sunshine Committee,” at the St. Paul
LIGHTING TIMES JCC on Saturday, February 21. You’ll see why Adam Levy has
February 6, 5:09 p.m. become one of the Twin Cities’ most venerated musicians!
February 13, 5:19 p.m.
J-Cabaret is co-sponsored by the Fanny and Maurice Birnberg Cultural Arts Fund, the Gertrude and Solomon Pogoriler
February 20, 5:29 p.m. Cultural Arts Fund of the St. Paul JCC Endowment Funds, as well as the Jewish Singles Collaborative.
February 27, 5:39 p.m.
INSIDE MARvelous Scholarships
Jewish Learning and Searching for college scholarship funds? Hoping to go back
to school, but not sure it could be affordable? Apply for the
Attention Parents of
Living......................3 Children in Kindergarten
St. Paul JCC’s MARvelous Education Scholarship!
Adults.....................4 through 6th Grade!
Scholarships provide assistance to JCC members or staff
Children and for post-secondary education. February 21 is also the last Parents’
Families..................8 Night Out of the season with a lock-
Applications are available online at www.stpauljcc.org or
in starting at 9 p.m. Come for the
Teens and at the JCC front desk; application deadline is March 13,
J-Cabaret and leave your kids at the
Center! See details on page 8.
Calendar of For more information, contact Fred Haeusler at
Events..................12 651-255-4739 or email@example.com.
Do Summer! Heart Month Aquatics
Corporate Support for
the St. Paul JCC
(St. Paul JCC Style) February is heart month and in order Thank you to the following compa-
to encourage everyone to work out nies who have provided generous
Summer Programs that most important muscle, your
heart, the Aquatics department is
support to the St. Paul JCC’s pro-
grams and services*:
Kickoff for: offering a challenge. Every time you
come to the pool for any activity, put
Collins Electrical Construction Co.
Camp Butwin your name into our fish tank. At the
Olympic Wall Systems
end of the month, 18 lucky names
Camp Centerland will be drawn for a heart-healthy gift Bronze Sponsors:
Camp Artzi pack including a JCC fleece scarf Convergent Solutions Group
and good-for-your-heart dark HLB Tautges Redpath, Ltd.
Sports Camps chocolate! Tower Cleaning Systems
Swim Camps Contact Robin Feickert, Aquatics Copper Sponsors:
Swim Team Director, at 651-255-4762 or Custom Refrigeration, Inc.
Swimming Lessons firstname.lastname@example.org. Prime General Contractors
Tilsner Carton Company
Sun., February 8, *as of December 26, 2008
Noon - 2 p.m. Dashing to the Finish Line
Runners braved icy conditions and single-digit temperatures during the St.
Sign-up for summer Paul JCC’s First Annual Dreidel Dash and Maccabee Mini Mile on December
programs and enjoy 28. Over 90 participants came out for the fun, spirited event–60 5K Dreidel
summer activities: Dash runners and over 20 Maccabee Mini Mile participants. Dale Heinen
took first place in the Dash with a time of 21 minutes. Participants were
Moon Bounce wowed by the 13th place overall runner, Alexi Rapoport, who is 11 years old!
Afterward, runners warmed up with post-race food and beverages donated
Face Painting by Twin City Bagel, Breadsmith and Starbucks. Thanks to Barry Golob of
Popsicles G2Visual Arts and Barb Brihn for helping with the day’s photography as well.
Art Project Next year’s event has been set for December 13, 2009 and a planning commit-
tee will be formed to make it even bigger and better. Interested? Please contact
• Meet key summer Beth Gendler at email@example.com or 651-255-4736.
program staff and have all
your questions answered! A FREE Membership Year Can Be Yours!
It’s simple…with our Member-Get-a-Member program.
• Guaranteed placement
Here’s how it works: For every person/family you refer who joins, you get one
when you register at the free month of membership. Here’s what you have to do: Give the coupon for a
kick-off! free visit to a friend, relative, acquaintance—whomever. If they join, you receive
a free month of membership. Refer six people, earn six months; refer twelve
• 5% off Camp Butwin people, earn an entire year. There is no limit to this offer. Need more
information? More coupons? Call Janet Leavitt, Membership Director, at 651-
registration if you pay in full 255-4754 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
on this day!
• Have a chance to win one MEMBER-GET-A-MEMBER
of two $250 gift certificates Please send a membership information packet and a
to put towards your camp One-Day Pass to:
Call Alyssa Golob at Address_________________________________________
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information. Member making referral___________________________
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JEWISH LEARNING & LIVING
Interested in Deepening Your Café V’Ivrit
Understanding of the Current Conflict Free and open to non-members.
in Gaza? Want to Learn More About the February 8 and 22, 1 p.m.
Use your Hebrew at the St. Paul JCC’s
Upcoming Israeli Elections? Café V’Ivrit. We meet on the second and
fourth Sunday of the month. Contact Erez
Tues., February 3 – March 10 Frankel at 651-255-4753 or efrankel@
7:30 p.m., $30 at the St. Paul JCC stpauljcc.org for more information.
Join us as we welcome noted Israeli professor Dr. Yit- Israeli Dancing
zhak Reiter, the University of Minnesota’s Center for Wed., February 4, 11, 18, 25
Dr. Yitzhak Reiter
Jewish Studies Schusterman Visiting Scholar, who will Class, 7 – 8 p.m.
provide us with a special opportunity to learn more about Israel through his six Open dance, 8 – 9:30 p.m.
lecture series entitled “Israel and Her Neighbors.” The lectures will address the $5 member, $8 non-member (per
roots of the Israeli-Arab conflict, question whether the upcoming Israeli elections class fee)
on February 10 will reveal new leadership, barriers to the Israeli-Palestinian
peace process, and Israel in the eyes of the Arab-Muslim world. Master Israeli dance teacher Shira
Schwartz will lead novice and expert
Dr. Reiter teaches in the conflict studies program at the Hebrew University of dancers alike to join hands in an ever-
Jerusalem and he is a senior lecturer in the Department of Political Science of expanding repertory of dances, all
Ashkelon Academic College. Through the Center for Jewish Studies, he will performed with Israeli flair. The Hora?
spend 2008-2009 as a visiting professor at the University of Minnesota. Reiter That’s just the beginning when it comes
to Israeli dance – and you don’t have to
served between 1978 and 1986 as the Deputy Advisor on Arab Affairs to three
be Jewish to love it! For more information,
Israeli Prime Ministers and he is very active in projects of Jewish-Arab dialogue please contact Penny Schumacher at 651-
inside Israel. His expertise on Islam and Middle Eastern affairs is often featured 255-4732 or email@example.com.
in the media. He is a senior fellow of think-tanks impacting the Israeli policy on
prospects for the future of Jerusalem and on Arab-Jewish relations. Contact
Penny Schumacher at 651-255-4732 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more
Interpreting Mumbai: Analyzing Jewish Reactions to the Check out two of our newest
November 2008 Terrorist Attacks
“Shush! A Memoir Growing Up
Wed., February 25, 7 p.m. Jewish” by Emil Draitser
$5 member; $8 community Hunter College Russian professor
Emil Draitser recalls a post-WWII
From November 26 to November 29, 2008, Indians and Jews watched the Odessa youth blighted by a
events in Mumbai, India with more personal stake than did other communi- pernicious and pervasive anti-
ties. Not unlike Israel, India has suffered numerous terrorist attacks over the Semitism that made him ashamed of
past 15 years. However, this attack marked the first time the small but ancient who he was. Meanwhile, his parents
Indian Jewish community believed that a Jew could be targeted in India simply longed to connect to their heritage—
for being a Jew. In turn, the relationships which many have sought to cultivate Draitser’s father saved the peel from
an Israeli orange, and his mother
between India and Israel and Hindus and Jews, were strengthened. This lecture
traveled far and wide to secretly
and discussion will explore the wide range of Jewish responses to the terror- purchase Passover matzos.
ist attacks and what they may say about Jewish identity and Jewish-Hindu and
Israeli-Indian relationships today. “From Krakow to Krypton: Jews
and Comic Books” by Arie Kaplan
Shana Sippy is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Religion at Columbia Jews created the first comic book,
University in New York City. She is currently completing her dissertation on the graphic novel, comic book conven-
ways in which Hindus in America are explicitly and implicitly modeling them- tion, and comic book specialty store.
selves after the Jewish community. She holds a master’s in theological studies Many of the creators of the most
from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in history and religion from famous comic books, such as
“Superman,” “Spiderman,” “X-Men,”
Columbia University. Shana brings a personal perspective to this talk as she is
and “Batman,” were Jewish. This
Jewish and Indian; much of her father’s family still lives in the Mumbai neighbor- book tells their stories, and demon-
hoods where the attacks took place. strates how they brought a uniquely
RSVP at the front desk by calling 651-698-0751. For more information, contact Jewish perspective to their work and
to the comics industry as a whole.
Penny Schumacher at 651-255-4732 or email@example.com.
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Save the Dates!
JCC Symphony Orchestra
Wed., March 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Part II of the Birnberg
Chamber Music Series, The
Artaria String Quartet
Sun., March 29 at 3 p.m.
All programs are for St. Paul JCC Adult CPR/AED Class
members only, unless otherwise noted. Tues., February 23
You may e-mail your questions to: 6 – 10 p.m., $70
• Barbie Levine, firstname.lastname@example.org This American Red Cross class will prepare
• Beth Gendler, email@example.com you to perform CPR and use an Automated
• Beth Friend, firstname.lastname@example.org External Defibrillator (AED) in a cardiac emer-
Jewish Singles Collaborative The Twin Cities Community
Connecting Jewish singles to one another and Gospel Choir Ten Thousand Things Theater
the community. Monthly social events, Fri., February 6, 11 a.m. – Noon Presents “End Game”
opportunities to join holiday celebrations, and Free and open to the community. Thurs., February 26, 7:30 p.m.
much more for adults in their 20s, 30s, 40s, The Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir, Ten Thousand Things Theatre returns to the
and 50+. Contact us for our weekly e-mail under the direction of Robert Robinson, will St. Paul JCC with another free production.
updates or monthly newsletter at perform a free concert as part of our L’cha This acclaimed, bare bones Twin Cities theatre
email@example.com. Dodi (welcoming Shabbat) concert series, company presents “End Game,” a one-act
made possible by the generosity of the Yale play by Samuel Beckett, with an all African-
Discussion, Support Groups & Libman Endowment Fund. The concert will be American cast. Tony-nominated director Marion
Community Assistance a joyous celebration of Black History month, McClinton looks at this classic match between
performed by this award-winning, diverse Hamm, the blind master who cannot stand up
Depression, Bipolar Support Group community choir. Robinson has been called and his servant, Clov, who cannot sit down.
Ongoing, first and third Wed. of the month. the Twin Cities’ “Pavarotti of Gospel” and has Ten Thousand Things Theatre has a mission
Free and open to non-members. performed with such greats as Aretha Franklin, to bring lively, intelligent theatre to people who
Marjorie Sigel from Jewish Family Service of Jermaine Jackson, Prince, and the Clark Sis- may have little access to the arts. The com-
St. Paul facilitates this support group for people ters. For 15 years Robert toured with nationally pany performs at homeless shelters, prisons
dealing with depression and other depressive celebrated pianist Lorie Line as the featured and social service centers. This is your chance
disorders and their support givers. Call soloist. Reservations necessary at the front to find out about the unique role Ten Thousand
Marjorie Sigel at 651-698-0767 for more desk by February 2. Things plays in the Twin Cities arts community.
“A Delicate Balance” at the Guthrie
Jewish Alzheimer’s Caregivers Wed., February 11, Noon – 4 p.m.
Support Group $20 includes ticket and transportation.
Last Tues. of each month at Mount Zion When he arrived on the American theater
Temple. scene, Edward Albee made certain his voice
Free and open to non-members. was heard loudly, clearly and often. Albee has
Group provides information and support to won countless awards for his plays, including
caregivers and is offered through the Mental his first of three Pulitzer Prizes for “A Delicate
Health Education Project, Jewish Family Balance.” The setting for this classic study of
Service of St. Paul, Mount Zion Temple and a dysfunctional American family is the living
the Alzheimer’s Association of Minnesota and room of a suburban house in the Northeast,
North Dakota. For more information call 651- owned by Tobias and his wife Agnes. With four
698-0767. bedrooms and a well-stocked liquor cabinet,
Women for Sobriety Support Group their home provides a refuge and a measure
Ongoing, Thurs., 6 - 7 p.m. of comfort as they enter the later years of their
Helping women to recover from addiction. lives. But when unexpected visitors arrive on
the scene, the household is thrown into turmoil
and many well-masked feelings are finally
vented. Gary Gisselman (“A Christmas Carol,”
“Lost in Yonkers”) directs Albee’s vivid portrait
of an American family, and the sparks that fly The Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir, under
within it. Reservations necessary at the front at the St. Paul JCC on February 6, 2009. This co
desk by February 2.
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Interest Groups Volunteer Corps – EYE Vision
NEW! Road Scholars – Seminar Wed., February 25, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
and Lunch with Ted Bowman Free.
Wed., February 18, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Make a difference in the eyes of a child. Assist
NOTE NEW DATE AND TIME. with vision screenings at Anishinabe Academy
$25 includes presentation, transportation and in Minneapolis. New volunteers are always
lunch. welcome. Transportation and on-the-job
Ted Bowman, educator, author, professor and training provided. Call Beth Gendler at 651-
dynamic speaker, will talk about “The Grief of 255-4736 by February 23 to register.
Multiple Losses,” at the Pool and Yacht Club
in Lilydale. Afterward, choose from pasta pri- Film & Discussion – “Young at
mavera, strawberry chicken salad or a turkey Heart”
sandwich for lunch. Hosted by River Bluffs Wed., February 4, 10 a.m. – Noon smuggling others add spice. This book has it
Village in partnership with the St. Paul JCC. Free and open to non-members. all—colorful visuals, sensuous descriptions,
Reservations necessary at the front desk by This film documents the true story of the final and the mythic clash of good and evil. New
February 11. weeks of rehearsal for the Young at Heart members always welcome. Call Beth Friend at
Chorus in Northampton, Mass., whose average 651-255-4735 for more information.
NEW! Bridge Group age is 81. Many of its members must over-
Wed., Noon – 2 p.m. come health adversities to participate. Their B’Yad V’Lev: “By Hand and Heart”
Free. music is unexpected, going against the stereo- – A Craft Workshop for Adults
Join this informal group for cards, coffee and type of their age group, performing songs by Ongoing, Tues. and Thurs., 10 a.m. - Noon
camaraderie. All levels are welcome. Bring James Brown and Sonic Youth. Although they Free and open to non-members.
your lunch if you like. No reservations neces- have toured Europe and sang for royalty, this Participants create quality craft items and
sary. account focuses on preparing new songs for Judaica that are sold locally. Project is funded
a concert in their home town, which succeeds in part by the St. Paul JCC’s Calmenson
Volunteer Corps at People Serving
in spite of several real heartbreaking events. Family Fund, Henle Fund, Shores Family
Reservations necessary at the front desk by Fund, UJFC, and private donors. Call Barbie
Mon., February 2, 3:45 – 6 p.m.
February 2. Levine or Carol Zuckman for more details.
Help serve dinner at People Serving People in Women’s Roundtable – Creative Writing Workshop
downtown Minneapolis. On-the-job training and Service Witness: A Trip to Africa Ongoing, Mon., 10:30 a.m. – Noon
transportation provided. No experience neces- Mon., February 23, 9:15 a.m. Funded by the Frances and Ted Shuirman
sary. New members always welcome. Call Beth $2 for program and breakfast. Endowment Fund and the Calmenson
Gendler by February 1 at 651-255-4736. Amy Lange—midwife by training, political Family Fund. This is a laugh-loving, comfort-
activist by passion—shares stories and photos able group for those who want to write. If
of an amazing synagogue trip to Rwanda and interested, call Deborah Chapdelaine at 651-
Uganda. In Rwanda, group members worked 698-0751.
with an organization serving women and girls Door-to-Door Transportation
infected with HIV and were the first group to Between your home and St. Paul JCC
say Kaddish at the Genocide Museum. In programs. Register at the front desk or call
Uganda, they worked with community health 651-698-0751.
and educational programs like Mirembe
Kawomera, the interfaith coffee collective; and Men’s Club
spent Shabbat with the Abayudaya, the
Mon., February 2, 9 a.m.
Ugandan Jewish community.
David Harris will speak about RIMON, the Twin
JCC Book Club – “Rio Grande Fall” Cities’ Jewish arts collaborative.
Thurs., February 26, 10 a.m. Mon., February 9, 9 a.m.
Free. Laura Zelle will speak about “Tolerance
We are reading the mystery adventure, “Rio Minnesota” and the Jewish community’s
Grande Fall,” by acclaimed Chicano writer response and action on issues of racism and
Rudolfo Anaya. Private investigator Sonny prejudice.
Baca, a 30-ish Mexican American with deep
cultural roots in New Mexico, uses his develop- Mon., February 16, 9 a.m.
ing spiritual powers to halt a vengeful cult Celebrate Black History Month with a
leader’s rampage. The game-playing bad guy, presentation and discussion about the history
Raven, challenges Baca by killing a visiting of African-American and Jewish relationships.
r the direction of Robert Robinson, will perform balloonist at Albuquerque’s balloon fiesta. Mon., February 23, 10 a.m.
oncert is free and open to the community.
Baca’s restaurant-owning girlfriend, homeless Men’s Roundtable. Timely topic to be
Hispanics, an exotic curandera, and drug announced.
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Changing Shapes Parenting Muscular Strength and Range of
Fitness Class Motion (Low Intensity)
Open to non-members. Ongoing, Mon., Wed., and Fri.,
Ongoing, Tues. and Thurs., 10:45 a.m. – Noon 10:45 - 11:30 a.m.
in the group fitness studio. Located in the auditorium.
Class for women during their childbearing Have fun and move to music through a
years. Medical clearance required. Call Mary variety of exercises designed to increase
Dirksen at 651-698-0751, ext. 727 with muscular strength, range of movement,
questions. Offered in collaboration with The and activity for daily living skills. Handheld
Aquatics, Sports, Wellness & Birth Center of United and Children’s Hospitals. weights, elastic tubing, and a ball are
Member: $50 for 10 sessions; Non-member: offered for resistance. A chair is used for
Fitness for Adults seated and/or standing support.
$65 for 10 sessions.
All programs are for St. Paul JCC
Senior Fit (Moderate Intensity) SilverSneakers® Strength Circuit
members only, unless otherwise noted.
You may contact the following Ongoing, Mon., Wed., and Fri., 8 - 9 a.m. This award-winning program enables older
individuals in these areas of fitness: Located in Group Fitness Studio. adults to take charge of their health and
• Cynthia Mueller, group exercise classes, Sixty-minute class geared to the needs of maintain active, independent lives. For a
wellness classes and wellness programs, the active older adult. The cardio workout is complimentary training session, contact the
firstname.lastname@example.org, 651-255-4763 followed by exercises that increase muscu- Fitness Center at 651- 698-0751, ext. 707.
• Travis Pugliese, Fitness Center, personal lar strength, range of motion, balance, and
posture. This class is good for the beginner Tae Kwon Do Karate
training, and Pilates reformer, fitness pro-
exerciser, but all fitness levels are welcome. Tues. and Thurs.,
grams, and Men’s Health Center, tpugliese@
Member, $60; Non-member, $90
stpauljcc.org, 651-255-4764 Senior Fit Express and Pedal For beginner, intermediate and advanced
• Ann Johnson, sports and recreation pro- Pushers Return for the Season students 12 and older. This Korean-style of
grams, email@example.com, 651-255-4766 (Moderate Intensity) karate is an excellent conditioning and self
• Robin Feickert, aquatics, water fitness, Ongoing, Thurs., 8 – 8:45 a.m. defense sport appropriate for both male and
firstname.lastname@example.org, 651-255-4762 Located in group exercise studio. female participants. Contact Ann Johnson,
• Barb Brihn, Pro Shop and Women’s Health Shortened format exercise class may include Athletic Director, at 651-255-4766 or
Center, email@example.com, 651-255- circuit, core development, indoor cycle, step, firstname.lastname@example.org.
4765 salsa movements, and other formats for the
active older adult. Pedal Pushers, group cycle Due to Popular Demand...
Frozen Feet Invitational
for active older adults, is offered the third Adult Logrolling Begins in Feb!
Thursday of the month. 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month
The 5th Annual Frozen Feet Invitational will
beginning February 10, 8:45-9:30 p.m.
be held Sunday, February 15 from 1 – 5 Free Fitness Program for Jewish Free!
p.m. Registration forms are available in the Adults with Disabilities Have you wanted to try this great activity that
Pro Shop. Sign-up and join others from the Open to any Jewish person in the Twin Cities all of the JCC kids are doing? Now’s your
Sabes JCC and Wisconsin in this unique area, by appointment. This fitness program chance! Come and give it a try! Contact Robin
sport. Spectators are welcome! Please provides Jewish adults with developmental Feickert, Aquatics Director, at 651-255-4762 or
note: the pool will be unavailable disabilities or special needs the opportunity
for open swim until the tournament email@example.com with questions.
to work one-on-one with a personal trainer at
ends. Coming back in March: St. Paul
no cost. Cost is paid through the Adults with
Disabilities Endowment Fund through United JCC Racquetball Ladder
Group Exercise Classes March 15 – April 19
Jewish Fund and Council. Arrangements can
Check out the fall group exercise schedule Members only, $5
be made for a nonmember to have his or her
online at www.stpauljcc.org. Current schedules A 6-week racquetball ladder where players
St. Paul JCC membership paid for. Contact
and descriptions are also available at the front are divided by skill level. Participants will
Ann Hoffer at 651-255-4759 or
desk, Pro Shop, exercise studios and fitness complete one match per week against other
firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
center. players within their skill level. Results will be
Guided Exercise Program turned into the Athletic Director and updated
Ongoing, Tues. and Thurs., 10:45 - 11:45 a.m., in the fitness center. weekly. For more information, contact Ann
For seniors with chronic health challenges who want to exercise and socialize with friends. Johnson, Athletic Director, at 651-255-4766 or
Medical clearance required before participating. Contact Cynthia Mueller at 651-255-4763 or email@example.com. Registration form and
firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost is $5 per visit. payment due by March 11.
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Fitness Services Spa Services
To schedule an assessment, call the Massage Therapy
Fitness Center at 651-698-0751, ext. 707. Call the Pro Shop at 651-698-0751, ext. 705
The JCC Fitness Department offers the follow- to schedule a massage appointment. Massage
ing services to members. Take advantage of tickets are purchased at the front desk and
the following at no charge: presented to the therapist at the time of the
• Introduction/Orientation to the appointment. Non-members must be accom-
Fitness Center panied by a member to use massage services.
• Basic Fitness Program Set up 24-hour cancellation required.
• Blood Pressure Check Rates:
• Flexibility Assessment Health Center Member / JCC Member:
• 1/2 hour: $35 • 1/2 hour: $45
• 1 hour: $50 • 1 hour: $65
By appointment. To get connected with a
• 1 1/2 hour: $75 • 1 1/2 hour: $100
trainer, contact Travis Pugliese, Fitness Center All massage services are subject to
Director, at 651-255-4764 or tpugliese@ Minnesota state sales tax.
Individual: Wellness Specialty Classes
• 30-minute session: $30 Winter Session II: March 1 - May 1, 2009 (no classes April 9, 10, 15
• ten 30-minute sessions: $275 and 16; no evening classes April 8 and 14)
• 1-hour session: $50
• ten 1-hour sessions: $425 Open to non-members.
Dual Partner: Registration opens February 8. Stop by or contact the front desk to register. Full class
• three 1-hour sessions: $180 descriptions can be found at www.stpauljcc.org, the front desk, Pro Shop, or outside the
• ten 1-hour sessions: $550 studios and Fitness Center. Contact Cynthia Mueller, Health and Fitness Director, at 651-
255-4763 or email@example.com for details.
Pilates Reformer Sessions
Contact Travis Pugliese, Fitness Center Fees:
Director, at 651-255-4764 or tpugliese@ Member / Non-member 7 classes, $52.50 / $87.50
stpauljcc.org to schedule an appointment. 8 classes, $60 / $100
Fees: 9 classes, $67.50 / $112.50
• 1-hour session: $60 Beginning Flow Yoga Beginning Pilates Mat
• three 1-hour sessions: $160 Tuesdays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (8 classes) Tuesdays, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. (8 classes)
• five 1-hour sessions: $250 Thursdays, 5:45 - 6:45 p.m. (7 classes)
Continuing Flow Yoga
Dual Pilates session (bring a friend), 2
Sundays, 10 - 11 a.m. (9 classes) Intermediate Pilates Mat
machines, 2 people, 1 instructor
Mondays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (9 classes) Mondays, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. (9 classes)
• 1-hour session: $65 ($32.50/person) Thursdays, 6:45 - 7:45 p.m. (7 classes)
Wednesdays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (7 classes)
• three 1-hour sessions: $195
($97.50/person) Intermediate/Advanced Flow Yoga Advanced Pilates Mat
Thursdays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (7 classes) Thursdays, 6:45 - 7:45 p.m. (7 classes)
Nutrition Services Pilates Mat Sculpt
Contact Sue Parks, registered dietician, Mondays, 6:15 - 7:15 a.m. (9 classes) Tuesdays, 6:45 - 7:45 p.m. (8 classes)
at 651-698-0751, ext. 484. Thursdays, 6:15 - 7:15 a.m. (7 classes) Wednesdays, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. (7 classes)
New Leaf™ Fitness and Weight Lunchtime Yoga NIA
Management Packages Wednesdays, 12:30 - 1:15 p.m. (7 classes) Mondays, 7 - 8 p.m. (9 classes)
Exercise smarter, not harder, and fuel correctly Wednesdays, 7 - 8 p.m. (7 classes)
for your metabolism to meet your nutrition
T’ai Chi Chih
Thursdays, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. (7 classes)
Resting Metabolic Assessment
Measure the calories the body uses for fuel at SilverSneakers® February Promotion - Heart at Work
rest, plus the type of calories your body prefers During the month of February come to the JCC 10 times and receive a prize!
to burn. Initial test, $145; retest, $90. Some of the things you can do include;
• MSROM Classes Mon., Wed., Fri., 10:45 – 11:30 a.m.
Individual Fitness Assessment • Golden Waves H2O Classes Tues. and Thurs., 10:45 – 11:30 a.m.
Measure oxygen intake and carbon dioxide • SilverSneakers® Training Circuit in the Fitness Center
output while exercising to determine optimal • Attend a creative writing class, film discussion, book group, lecture,
training zone. Initial test, $150; retest, $95 concert, play bridge or visit the library
Weight Loss Training The possibilities are endless! Every time you visit is a chance toward winning a
Includes Resting Metabolic Rate test, Body Fat prize. Visits must have a 2-hour gap between check-in and some activities
Analysis, Submax VO2, Heart Rate Monitor, require registration. For more information or to get started, contact Cynthia
one time material fee, and one hour Assess- Mueller, Health & Fitness Director, at 651-255-4763 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ment Consultation with counselor for $400.
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“Big Bad Musical” 3rd and 4th Grade Play Rehearsal Schedule
Sundays, 3 – 5 p.m.
(February 1, 8, 15, 22)
Mondays, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Friday, March 6, School Show, 10:30 a.m.
(February 2, 9, 16, 23)
Saturday, March 7, Opening Night, 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 8, 3:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 1, 1 – 5 p.m.
Monday, March 2, 5:30 – 9 p.m
Tuesday, March 3, 5:30 – 9 p.m. (parent picture night, performance at 7 p.m.)
Aquatics, Sports, Wellness & Basketball Award Program
March 8 at 7 p.m.
Fitness for Children
All youth participants will be honored for their
Private Swim Lessons efforts. This is a free program and will be held
Available for $25 per half hour for one student in the St. Paul JCC auditorium. No registration
Child Care with semi-private lessons at $30 per half hour is required.
Contact Stacy Dockman at 651-255-4757 for two or three swimmers of similar skill level.
for more information on the following Racquetball Lessons for Adults,
Contact Robin Feickert at 651- 255-4762 or
child care programs. Teens and Children
email@example.com for more details.
Reserved Babysitting Hours Now available. Contact Ann Johnson, Athletic
Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., New Swim Testing Enhancement Director, at 651-255-4766 or ajohnson@
$2 per hour/per child Effective March 1 stpauljcc.org for more information. $35 per
For children 6 weeks through 6 years old in In an effort to continue to make the St Paul hour/1person; $56 per hour/2 people.
Room 104 while parent is at the St. Paul JCC. JCC pool the safest possible, we will be
Reservations accepted 48 hours in advance by Gym Games for Youth and Families
starting a new swim testing procedure.
calling the front desk at 651-698-0751. Members only.
Effective March 1, anybody under the age of
Exercise with your kids without even knowing
Infant/Toddler Care 13 will need to have a wrist band in order to
it! Join us for fun and games in the JCC gym.
Mon. - Fri., 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. swim in the deep end of the pool.
Come for one hour per week to participate
Members only. In order to obtain a wrist band, a swimmer in games ranging from kickball or GaGa to
Children 6 weeks - 36 months. 2, 3, and 5 day must be able to swim the width of the pool dodgeball!
packages available. doing the front crawl with their face in the
water. A master list will be kept in the pro
Programs & Activities shop and when checking-in a swimmer will
Sundays, March 22 – April 19 (no class April
12), 12:30 -1:30 p.m., $5 per family
Sibshops be given a wrist band if they are on the list of
Ongoing. First and second Tues. of each individuals who have passed the test. Youth Night (ages 9 – 12)
month. Thursdays, March 26 – April 30 (no class April
The list will initially contain the names of all
Tues., February 3, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Ages 6-8 9 and 16), 6-7 p.m., $2 per participant
swimmers who have participated in Level
Tues., February 10, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Ages 9-12 For more information, contact Ann Johnson,
4 or higher swimming lessons at the JCC
Free for JCC or Arc member; non-member, Athletic Director, at 651-255-4766 or
during 2008. A swimmer may take the test at
any time with the lifeguard on duty and their
Activities and support for children who have name will be added to the list in the pro shop Tae Kwon Do Karate
a sibling(s) with disabilities. Join other kids to if they successfully pass the swim test. See listing on page 6 for details.
socialize, have fun and discuss the challenges
and joys of having a sibling with a disability. Please contact Robin Feickert, Aquatics
Director, at 651-255-4762 or rfeickert@
Parents’ Night Out stpauljcc.org with any questions.
February 21, 9 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Lock-In at the St. Paul JCC.
Come and spend the night at the JCC! We will
have an old-fashioned slumber party—movies, School’s Out—We’re In Days:
Wii, games in the gym and more! Register at Members only.
the front desk by February 16. Full-day vacation program provided whenever area elementary schools are closed for
Ages Kindergarten through 6th grade. holidays, conferences or in-service meetings. Contact Cheryl Kerner for registration details
$10 per child. at 651-255-4769 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: this is the last Parents’ Night Out February 13 No School Talmud Torah Great River Water Park in St. Paul
of the season. February 16 All School Release Day Winter Fun Day at Camp Butwin
February 17 No School Talmud Torah Color Me Mine in Woodbury
February 27 No School Mendota Schools Hanging Out at the St. Paul JCC
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Programs & Activities Groups
7-UP Afterschool Program GLBTQ Teens
Members only in grades 7-9 Sun., Feb 8, 4-6 p.m.
Mon.-Thurs., 2 - 6 p.m., Fri. 2 - 5 p.m. The St. Paul JCC teen department supports
7-UP is THE place to hang-out with your teens who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual,
friends after school. Have a snack, check your Transgender, or who are questioning their
email, finish homework, or enjoy any of our sexuality. The February meeting of the JCC’s
great daily activities. Supervised by Ben Savin GLBTQ teen support group will be February 8.
and Teen Director Eve Thomas. Van service Contact Eve Thomas at 651-255- 4767 or etho-
is available from many schools at $6 per day email@example.com. St. Paul JCC membership
(emergency contact information required). is not required. All inquiries are confidential.
Contact Eve Thomas at 651-255-4767 or
firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Aquatics, Sports, Wellness &
Funding for specialty classes is provided Fitness for Teens
through the generosity of the Allen Shores SAVE THE DATE! For Our
Family Fund of the St. Paul JCC Endowment Tae Kwon Do Karate
See listing on page 6 for details. Upcoming “Twilight” Book
Funds. Discussion and Pizza Party!
7 Up Activities
F.I.T. 4 Teens
Satuday, March 7, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: DDR and Wii. Come play Dance St. Paul JCC members 13 – 15 years old who
Dance Revolution and Wii with your friends. wish to use the fitness center are required to The Twilight Saga, a series about the love be-
4-5 p.m. complete the F.I.T. 4 Teens program. Individual tween a teenage girl and a vampire, has quickly
one-on-one sessions available by appoint- become a phenomenon with teen audiences.
Wednesdays: Cooking. Enjoy cooking healthy
ment. Cost is $70 for two 1-hour sessions with Stephanie Meyer’s books deal with relevant
and delicious snacks. Begins at 3 p.m. issues in modern teen relationships such as ab-
Thursdays: Erez says: Explore, experience, trainer. Contact Travis Pugliese at 651-255-
4764 or email@example.com. stinence, personal safety, relationship dynam-
and enjoy all things Israeli with Erez Frankel, ics, and role models. Through a facilitated dis-
Israeli Shaliach. 4-5 p.m. Basketball Award Program cussion, this evening program will look at why
Fridays: Movie. Kick back and enjoy a movie March 8 at 7 p.m. Edward and Bella’s relationship has captured
after a long week. Starts at 3 p.m. All youth participants will be honored for their the hearts of so many teens, which aspects of
Turn Beauty Inside Out efforts. This is a free program and will be held the relationship are healthy and which are un-
Sat., February 14, 6 p.m.- Sun., February 15, in the St. Paul JCC auditorium. No registration healthy and how teens feel about the physical
is required. and emotional relationships represented in the
9 a.m.; Cost, $36
book. The discussion will take place in a casual
Member girls in grades 6-8. format revolving around a make your own pizza
Join Teen Director Eve Thomas and Carly and ice cream party. Watch for details in the
Stein of Jewish Family and Children’s Services next issue of “Attractions.”
for a night of girltastic fun, body image work-
shops and more! For more information contact
Eve Thomas at 651-255-4767 or ethomas@
Dance at Vertical Endeavors
February 7, 7-9 p.m.
7th and 8th graders- Join teens from Mt Zion,
Beth Jacob, Temple of Aaron and Talmud Torah Do Summer!
for dancing and climbing at Vertical Endeavors.
For more information contact Eve Thomas at Check out these fun activities
651-255-4767 or firstname.lastname@example.org. and summer camps for teens at
Israeli Dance Party the St. Paul JCC:
Sat., February 28, 8 p.m.- Midnight
JCC Maccabi ArtsFest™
JCC Maccabi Games®
No folk dancing here! Come dance to the latest CIT/Madrich at Camp Butwin
in Israeli hip hop. For more information contact Teen Boot Camp
Eve Thomas at 651-255-4767 or ethomas@ Swim Camp
stpauljcc.org or Erez Frankel at 651-255-4753 Swim Team
Visit www.stpauljcc.org or call
Photo by Barry Golob, G2VisualArts
651-698-0751 for more information.
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Thank You for Your Generous contributions to the
St. Paul JCC Endowment Funds and Special Programs December 1 - 31, 2008
This list acknowledeges with gratitude contributions of By Hand and Heart Workshop General Operating Fund
$10 or more that were received from December 1 - 31, Dori Denelle • Donation
2008. If we have inadvertently omitted or misspelled • Donation Hal & Beverly Calmenson
your name, please notify Evie Kamin and we will in- Barbie Levine & Sara Lynn Newberger Mildred Miller
clude it in the next time we acknowledge contributions. • In honor of Samara Schumacher‘s Bat Mitzvah Rosemary Palmer
Thank you for your generous support of the St. Paul Peter Walsh
JCC’s funds and programs. • In memory of Sam Hoffman Sheri Wilson
Elaine Baram & Greg
Sidney P. Abramson Fund Marlene Ibsen of the Travelers Foundation
Cynthia Lehr & Stephen Brill
• Donation • In memory of James T. Robb
Sandra Abramson • In memory of Sharon Weiss
Norman Abramson Stuart & Janet Goldman Michael Benjamin Glaser Fund For
Gary & Sue Pechter & Family Inclusion And Accessibility Programming
Sidney P. Abramson Meditation Garden Marshall & Darlene Kaplan
Calmenson Family Fund for Senior • In memory of Michael Benjamin Glaser
Sandra & Edward Abramson Adults Mike & Sharon Posnansky
Burt & Lucille Garr • Mazel Tov to Maxine Slobof on being inducted as
• In memory of Louis Tallen • Wishing Joanie & Alan Levey a happy a fellow to the ASHA
anniversary • With Mazel Tov on Theresa Glaser receiving her
Dr. Richard Adelson Memorial Fund licensure
Jean Adelson • Donation
• Donation Hal & Beverly Calmenson • In honor of Rena Glaser’s special birthday
Lois Newberger Burt & Lucille Garr
Annual Fund Appeal Evie & Mel Kamin
Mark Siegel Child Care Scholarship Fund Charlie & Janet Leavitt
• In honor of Janet Leavitt’s birthday Burt & Lucille Garr
• Wishing Barb Godes a happy birthday Harriet and Peter Glick Camp
Claire and Roy Cohen Youth Peter & Harriet Glick
Sofya Eliovich Scholarship Fund • In honor of Murray Cooper’s special birthday
Mitchell & Margie Fink Angelo & Mary Percich
Thomas & Deborah Frishberg • With best wishes for the New Year to Jody Rose and Isadore Godes Cultural Arts
Philip & Sheril Gilberstadt Cohen Press & Steve Press Fund for Children
Jerry Helfand & Joan Cleary • With best wishes for the New Year to Claire Rebecca Edelstein
John & Virignia Kelly Cohen • In memory of Barbara Rosenthal
Adam Lerner • In honor of Dr. Steven Lucas’s retirement
Anne & John Levin Claire Cohen Howard Goldberger Endowment Fund
Michael & Rachel Lewine Steven Press & Jody Cohen Press Debbie Goldberger
Marc & Kathy Manderscheid • Donation
Minnesota Knitting Mills - Stuart Marofsky • In memory of Bruce Kuritzky
Michael & Sagit Rosenberg Claire Cohen Grace D. and Max Granzberg
Steven Press & Jody Cohen Press
Rabbi Adam & Cantor Rachel Spilker Scholarship Fund
Peter & Judith Wolf • In memory of Max Granzberg
Dori Denelle Staff Initiative Fund Sally Leafman Appelbaum
Ron and Ruth Bear Memorial Health and Dori Denelle
• In honor of Mel Orenstein receiving his master’s
Fitness Fund degree
Sol & Debbie Bear Rebecca Edelstein
• In honor of Talia & Zoe Milavetz’ B’not Mitzvah
• Donation Marilyn & Howard Fischbein
• In memory of James T. Robb, Jr.
Esther & Jim Paletz Carolyn Fisk
• In loving memory of Ron & Ruth Bear Jeanette & Max Kurnow
Michael Falk Memorial Special Needs Lillian Leafman
Fannie and Maurice Birnberg Cultural Fund Sylvester & Charlotte Price
• Donation Elaine Rothman
Arts Fund Betty Falk Marilyn Specktor
• Donation Robert Falk
Herman J. Birnberg
Robert & Eva Launer
Steven Falk & Eloise Hartmann Carol and Marvin Johnson Family
Burt and Lucille Garr Fund Endowment Fund
Herman J. Birnberg Endowment Fund Henry & Eleanor Lesser
• In honor of Hart Johnson’s special birthday
Herman J. Birnberg Sally Leafman Appelbaum & Robert Miller
• In honor of Wendy Ringer’s birthday
• Donation Marilyn & Howard Fischbein
• Wishing Lucille Garr a happy birthday
Brier-Glachman Adult Transportation Barry & Rena Glaser Evelyn and Mel Kamin Endowment
Henry & Eleanor Lesser Fund
Arnold & Judy Brier • In honor of Lucille and Burt Garr’s anniversary Jay & Lori Kamin
• Donation Barry & Rena Glaser • In honor of Evie & Mel Kamin’s 55th wedding
Barbie Levine & Sara Lynn Newberger Henry & Eleanor Lesser anniversary
• In memory of Bernice Lee Evie & Mel Kamin
General Endowment Fund • Donation
Jack Butwin Camp Scholarship Fund Stephanie Goodman & Mary Ann Reilly • In memory of Nancy Roland
Dorothy Lipschultz • In memory of Arthur & Constance Goodman
• In memory of Babe Golden Marvin & Margie Scherzer Reuben and Esther Kaplan Fund
• In memory of Ethel Kline • Donation Harold & Pat Kaplan
Kenneth E. Tilsen & the family of Ed & Esther • In memory of Barb Saslow
Tilsen Lily Ginsberg Fund for Senior Citizens
• Donation Donald & Rhoda Mains
• In honor of Samara Schumacher’s Bat Mitzvah
Barry & Alyssa Golob
Fred Haeusler & Leslie Martin
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Cy Kaster Youth Health & Fitness Fund Mayeron Family Health and Fitness Marjorie Shores-Freeman Fund
Sylvia Gloozman Fund Merle Lee Freeman
• In memory of Ruth Novak Ethel Mayeron • Donation
• In memory of Ilene Rosenberg • Donation
Sylvia Gloozman Tom Paper Sidney Silberberg, Gail Tilsen
Barbara Kaster • In memory of Len Mayeron Silberberg and Tari Tilsen Memorial
Kleinglass Family Fund Maurice M. (Mort) Melamed Children’s Laraine & Howard Miller
Steven & Nessa Kleinglass Fund • Donation
• Donation Barbara Melamed
• Donation Sonnie Silverman Children’s Library
Laurie and Joel Kramer Staff Fund
Development Fund Mike & Lois Moheban Endowment Fund Bill & Gayle Saeks
Mike & Lois Moheban • In memory of Lorraine Schweitzer
Joel & Laurie Kramer
• Donation Larry & Honey Zelle
• In memory of David Solberg
• In honor of Della Kurzer Zlotnick’s Bat Mitzvah
Thomas M. Newman Scholarship Fund • Wishing Lorraine Schweitzer a speedy recovery
Pearl and Joseph Krawetz Family Essie Mersky & Joanie (Mersky) Campbell
Hebrew Ulpan Fund • In honor of Hughie Klein’s special birthday Milton G. and Evelyn S. Smith Day Care
Miriam & Robert Bassian & Family
• In loving memory of David & Dorothy Krawetz People of the Book Fund and Camp Scholarship Fund
Edith Naomi Smith
Neal & Susan Shapiro Ellen & Paul Roitenberg
• In honor of Howard Tomar’s 60th birthday
• Donation • Donation
Judy Smith & Howard Tomar
• In loving memory of Evelyn Smith
Launer Family Endowment Fund Mary and Julius Pertzik Jewish Cultural
Robert & Eva Launer Arts Fund Norman S. and Ethel D. Smith Day Care
• Donation Marvin J Pertzik
and Camp Scholarship Fund
Leavitt Family Jewish Education Fund Norman & Ethel Smith
• In memory of Max Granzberg
Steve & Cathy Armstrong Gertrude and Solomon Pogoriler
• In honor of Samara Schumacher’s Bat Mitzvah
Cultural Arts Fund Stanley and Zelda Straus Fund
Harvey & Diane Pogoriler
Joseph And Anne Levine Memorial • Donation
• Wishing Stan Straus a speedy & complete recovery
Evie & Mel Kamin
Fund For Jewish Education Jeanette & Max Kurnow
Allen & Nancy Levine
• In memory of Edith Greengard
Ida And Leonard Rapoport Cultural Arts
Fund For New Americans Katherine and Jeffrey Tane Family Fund
Katherine & Jeffrey Tane
John Levy Memorial Fund for Inclusion Andrew Rapoport
• In appreciation to Dori Denelle and wishing her a
and Accessibility wonderful and safe trip
Emmy Lou Jacobson
Bernice and Bill Rosen Endowment
• Donation Teachers Fund
Fund Kristen & Terry O’Brien
Jeanette I. Litman Fund for Senior Bill & Bernice Rosen
• In memory of Ilene Rosenberg
Programs • In memory of Norman Kozberg
Jeanette Litman Transportation Program
• In memory of Ilene Rosenberg Dori Denelle, Max & Ari Sterenson
Heath Rosenbloom Youth Athletic • In memory of Bernice Kamesar Lee
Maccabi Fund Memorial Fund Rebecca Edelstein
Harry & Nina Rosefelt Bill & Nancy Rosenbloom • Wishing Arnie Usem a speedy & full recovery
• Donation • In memory of Maureen Hunt
Paul and Connie Ross Endowment Sieglinde Gassman
Sylvan and Estelle Mack Public Affairs
Lois & Tom Shaw
Fund Fund For By Hand and Heart
Judy Mack Goldner Connie Ross Harry and Betty Ward Family Fund for
• Donation • In memory of Sharon Weiss
Stan Rubin Endowment Fund for Jeffrey & Tracie Ward
Mort Madden Todah Rabah Staff Fund
Norma Sue Madden Children and Youth
• In honor of Robin & Joshua Madden’s Dori Denelle
Dr. Jeffrey Weingarten Memorial Fund
• Wishing Wendy Rubin a full and speedy recovery
Steve & Wendy Rubin for Holocaust Education
Hattie and Henry Marofsky • Donation Stephanie Ross
• In memory of Leon Weingarten
• In honor of Stuart & Joann Marofsky’s move to Sid Ruderman Intergenerational Fund
Florida Paul & Dianne Ruderman Zimmerman Tech Stage Fund
• Donation Fred Haeusler & Leslie Martin
• In grateful appreciation of Jesse Zimmerman’s
Artice & Mort Silverman
Eve Schnitzer Ettinger, Max Schnitzer, 20 years of service for the JCC plays
• In honor of the JCC seniors in “Cabaret”
Sherman and Evelyn Marrinson Ann Schnitzer Hymanson and Idellie
Memorial Music Fund Schnitzer Osman Camp Fund Misc. Donations
Sharon & Bill Torodor Ronald & Phyllis Ettinger Oren & Sharron Steinfelt
• Donation • Donation • Donation towards the Meals on Wheels Program
Allen Shores Family Fund
Merle Lee Freeman
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CALENDAR OF ST. PAUL JCC MAJOR Your Opinion Counts!
EVENTS IN FEBRUARY The St. Paul JCC is in the process of
redesigning the Attractions newsletter. Check
See articles or listings in this issue for specific details. out our survey* at www.surveymonkey.com/
“Israel and Her Neighbors”
and give us your opinion on what we can do to
February 3 make it better. We want to provide our mem-
Summer Programs Kickoff Event bers with the best resources possible and we
February 8 value your suggestions. Thanks for helping us
make the JCC better for YOU!
Turn Beauty Inside Out
*survey will be available until February 28, 2009.
Frozen Feet Invitational Following is the Russian
February 15 translation that tells how to learn
J-Cabaret about JCC activities.
Parents’ Night Out
Israeli Dance Party
The Dreidel Dash and
Maccabee Mini Mile,
December 28, 2008
*Photographs courtesy of Barry Golob of
G2Visual Arts and Barb Brihn.
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