JMM Insights: Amplifying Community Voices

Activating our archways

This week’s edition of JMM Insights comes from Paige Woodhouse, Director of Strategic Projects.

The brick archways on the façade of JMM are being activated in new ways. JMM is thrilled to use these large, exterior spaces to represent and amplify the diverse voices and initiatives in Maryland’s Jewish community. On display beginning July 25, 2021, the large archways will be filled with art created by Davi Cheng to showcase the Jews of Color Mishpacha Project. 

Jews of Color Mishpacha Project

JMM is a proud partner of the Jews of Color Mishpacha Project, a Baltimore based global project that aims to create a gathering space where all Jews of Color find a place and belonging. The Jews of Color Mishpacha Project strives to be a hub of learning, convening, and growth for JOC individuals, communities, and Jewish institutions.

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The installation art has been created by Davi Cheng, a Los Angeles-based artist whose work fulfills her lifelong passion of working in a creative field and making beautiful things that enhance our world and the ways that people communicate. 

You can learn more about the Jews of Color Mispacha project by visiting their website here. You can learn more about one of their upcoming events, a screening the film “40 Days of Teshuva,” below. 

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Upcoming Program:

The Passengers: July 20th-July 22nd
40 Days of Teshuvah
Image courtesy of the JOC Mispacha Project

40 Days of Teshuvah Film Screening
Sunday, July 18th at 7PM Eastern

Join JOC Mishpacha Project, Hinenu JOC, and Hinenu: The Baltimore Justice Shtiebl for a community screening and discussion of 40 Days of Teshuvah, a film by The Inside Out Wisdom and Action (IOWA) Project and filmmaker Hannah Roodman that weaves together a story of bringing Jewish spiritual practice into the fight for racial justice.

Register for free here.

July 4th Esther's Place Bundle

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July 4th Bundle

Check out the latest bundle available exclusively through the online shop. 

This collection features books and memorabilia perfect for keeping the July 4th festivities going throughout the month.

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