Arts & Culture

Arts, Ideas & Jewish Life

Be sure to check out some of our dynamic Fall programs in our NEW
Arts, Ideas & Jewish Life Brochure! 



The J’s Arts & Culture program offers a wide array of dynamic recreational, social and educational programs.

 Upcoming Arts, Ideas & Jewish Life Events
Fall Art Show: Nancy Schwartz-Katz Interpretive Narratives: Illustrated Art in our Community

September – October, 2014 • Mandel JCC Lobby
As a student of Parsons School of Design in New York and Paris, France, Nancy Schwartz-Katz earned a Bachelors’ of Fine Arts in 1988, concentrating on drawing, painting, and illustration. In addition, she studied privately under sculptor and artist David Passalacqua. After spending three years with the internationally acclaimed studio “The Pushpin Group” where she represented eleven illustrators negotiating their contracts with advertising agencies, corporate accounts, magazines and publishing companies, Nancy returned to Cleveland to continue developing her own career in art. She is commissioned both locally and nationally to create Judaic art. From 1998-2003 she sold limited edition prints and paper cuts to stores across the country and Canada.
Free and Open to the Community

Between the Lines Women’s Book Club
Connect with book lovers at this lively monthly book group for women in their 30s, 40s and 50s. Join us at the next session having read The Mapmaker’s Daughter by Laurel Corona. Corona will also appear at the Mandel JCC Jewish Book Festival.

When: Wed, Sept 17 • The Mapmakers Daughter, by Laurel Corona
           Oct 16 • The Garden of Letters, by Alyson Richman
           Dec 17 • Book TBD
Where: Mandel JCC

Fee: FREE for Members / $10 Community (includes all 3 sessions)
Code: 8504
Registration required
To register: Contact
Jan at (216) 831-0700 ext. 1348 •

Best of the Fest - Sukkah City
Film Screening and Sukkot Program
Sukkah City chronicles bestselling author Joshua Foer’s architecture competition that explores the creative potential of the ancient Jewish sukkah and created a temporary exhibition of 12 radically designed sukkahs in the heart of New York City. Add your personal “artistic” touch to the panels for the Mandel JCC sukkah both before and after the film.

When: Sunday, Sept 28 • 2 pm
$6 Members / $8 Community

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Accommodation for the Mandel JCC Arts and Culture Program provided by:
Marriott Cleveland East