PLEASE NOTE: This event has been rescheduled from an earlier date.
Create something new in time for Spring. In this two-session workshop, costume designer Liz Perlman and Rabbi Eliana Jacobowitz will provide participants the opportunity to make their own piece of fabric Judaica. Whether you’ve got your heart set on making a tallit bag, a challah or matzah cover, a kippah, or even a tallit – we will help you bring your idea to the sewing machine. Not sure what you would like to make? No problem. We will suggest some ideas. No experience sewing? No problem, we’ll help you.
Sunday May 3 & Sunday June 7, 10:00am – Noon
$18 for two sessions, plus the cost of the materials
Rabbi Eliana Jacobowitz is Rabbi and Education Director at Temple B’nai Brith. She received Rabbinic ordination at the Rabbinic School at Hebrew College in Newton, where she also earned an MA in Judaic Studies. Born and raised in Israel, Rabbi Eliana studied fashion design and attended law school at Tel Aviv University. In the US, she earned a BA in history from Colorado University and an MA in medieval history from Boston University. She edited the Hebrew translation of These Are the Words by Arthur Green (Yediot Acharonot Press, 2008.
Liz Perlman has been sewing since she was 10. Her Somerville business, Costume Works Inc., specializes in custom-made theater, opera, museum, and theme park costumes.
Event Location: Temple Bnai Brith
201 Central St, Somerville, Massachusetts, 02145
Until Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 10:00 am