Explore the world without leaving Milwaukee

Great ideas, robust dialogue, and – yes – sometime vigorous debate. The world around us is complex, diverse, and ever-changing.

To meet those needs, advance our community, and reflect the entire spectrum of those we serve – the JCC is committed to opening its doors wide for new voices and experiences.

From political dialogues to discussions on the Israel – past, present, and future – the JCC Tapestry program offers an array of regularly scheduled classes, special events, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. In partnership with experts – local, national, and international – we provoke new concepts, challenge stereotypes, and build stronger communities.

Authors, pundits, politicians, and more. The JCC remains a home for open dialogue affecting Jewish life here, in Israel, and throughout the world.

Questions about our Tapestry: Arts & Ideas programs?

Contact Reva Fox, Arts & Culture Director, at 414-967-8212.

Jewish Education Classes

For the Left Hand Screening: Fall 2021
Join Tapestry for a screening of the touching documentary film, For the Left Hand & Talkback with the filmmaker, Howard Reich. Sponsored by Nancy & Jim Barnett
Dates: Dec 15, 2021 - Dec 15, 2021
Days of the week: Wed
Times: 06:30pm - 08:30pm
Ages: 17 - 99
Back to the Sources Spring Session: Year 2022
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Dates: May 12, 2022 - Jun 16, 2022
Days of the week: Thu
Times: 10:00am - 11:30am
Ages: 17 - 99
Modern Lessons from Tanakh: Winter 2022
Building on the use of stories from the Bible as our background, we’ll use stories from across our tradition to examine how they offer us guidelines and modern-day lessons. Examples will include women in Torah, sibling relationships, family sagas, work, interpersonal relationships, and understanding ourselves. This new course will offer multiple different perspectives and will be co-taught in alternating sessions by an Orthodox rabbi, Rabbi Hillel Brody of YES Connections, and a Reform Rabbi, Rabbi Shari Shamah of the JCC.
Dates: Jan 6, 2022 - Mar 10, 2022
Days of the week: Thu
Times: 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages: 17 - 99

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