The Twin Cities Jewish Community Alzheimer's Task Force will be hosting Keeping the Spirit Alive: A Conference for Caregivers and Those Supporting a Loved One with Dementia
at Adath Yeshurun on Sunday, April 30
. This is a valuable opportunity for participants to learn from experts and other caregivers about dementia and how to navigate through this difficult time. The conference is free and open to all. For more information, or to register, go to www.jfssp.org/keepingthespirit
Community Yom Hazikaron
observance – Commemorate those who have fallen in defense of the State of Israel. Hear community members’ stories of lost loved ones. Listen to Yachad teens sings songs of remembrance. Learn from IDF soldiers as they reflect on the day. Sunday, April 30, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
, Sabes JCC. Hosted by Professor Oren Gross in both English and Hebrew. For more information, contact Eilat Harel, EHarel@mplsfed.org
Yom Ha’atzmaut – Celebrate the Israeli way! Dance to the beat of an Israeli DJ, climb an inflatable Masada, swim at a Tel Aviv beach party (okay, it’s the JCC pool!), and treat yourself to your favorite Israeli food! Sunday, May 7, 3:00 – 5:00 pm, St. Paul JCC.
What is the role of the curator in exhibits on violent and often divisive pasts? Join the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies for Conveying the Unspeakable: Art and the History Museum, a panel discussion featuring museum studies scholars and practitioners Yehudit Shendar, retired museum Deputy Director and Senior Art Curator, Yad Vashem; Daniel Spock, Director, Minnesota History Center Museum; Lin Nelson-Mayson, Director, UMN Goldstein Museum of Design. 5:00 pm, Wednesday, May 3, Andersen Library (222 21st Ave S), room 120.
Save the date for NCSY's and JSU's End of the Year event! Sunday, May 21, at the Sabes JCC. Details soon.