Project: VITAL 2017: Celebrating Creativity, Nature, Respecting Animals, and Honoring our Elders

Project: VITAL (Values In The Arts & Life) 2017 celebrated values demonstrated in the artwork of Mrs. Jeanine Semon.  Mrs. Semon is an 86-year-old, local artist, whose art depicts scenes from nature. The program focused on Mrs. Semon’s series of five watercolor paintings entitled, “Passages.”  This series portrays a procession of animals passing through from one painting to the next. […]

Recorders Play Jewish Music

In February 2017, RUACH introduced its new recorder method book, entitled “Recorders Play Jewish Music,” to schools around Milwaukee.  Developed by Mrs. Marty Fox (Founder and Director of Arts and Enrichment at Ohr Eliyahu Yeshiva Day School in Los Angeles) in conjunction with RUACH,  the book features Jewish music along with thoughts from Torah sources.  The program consisted of both […]

Nachas RUACH 2017

Monday June 19  Girls from Yeshiva Elementary School (YES) performed for a crowd of about 100 women at Congregation Beth Jehudah in Milwaukee.  The event celebrated the 2016 programming calendar year at YES.  The performances included the RUACH-YES Girls Choir, the 4th grade recorder students, and performances from various girls and women in the CBJ community.   The Girls Choir […]

RUACH Honors the Jewish Home and Care Center

Join RUACH as we honor the: JEWISH HOME AND CARE CENTER with our ‘RUACH Spirit’ Award on Sunday, December 18, 2016 4:30 p.m. Hors d’Oeuvre Reception Kosher supervision by Wisconsin K 5:15 p.m. award ceremony and musical celebration with Lil’ Rev AND Adam Margolis & The Flying Camels Tickets: $18 for Adults $10 Youth and Students This event is intended for attendees […]

Nachas RUACH

Sunday, June 26, RUACH hosted its annual Nachas RUACH event, featuring the music and artwork of Yeshiva Elementary School (YES) students, and a guest appearance by Adam Margolis and Friends.  The event took place at the Rubenstein Pavilion of the Jewish Home and Care Center. The event celebrated the 2017 YES programming calendar year which brought the return of the […]

Yaniv Dinur Charms at Rubin Sharpe Tribute Series

Sunday, March 13, 2016, a crowd of approximately 200 enjoyed a talk and performance by the new Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Assistant Conductor, Yaniv Dinur, a native of Israel. Dinur entertained the audience on piano, an instrument on which he excels, with musical selections by Chopin, Copland, Ben-Haim, and Gershwin.  Dinur interwove each musical selection with delightful and entertaining stories about […]

Woodwind Voices: Recorder, Rhythms & Beyond

Sunday, March 6, 2016, RUACH assembled internationally acclaimed musicians for the concert, “Woodwind Voices – Recorder, Rhythms, and Beyond”.  The concert featured internationally renowned performer and educator Nina Stern on recorder, joined by world famous percussionist and multiple Grammy winner, Glen Velez.  Fellow Grammy winner, Todd Levy, Principal Clarinet of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, performed with prominent Milwaukee pianist, Jeannie […]