Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council

Welcome to Rimon. We put artists in the center of the Jewish community – not on the margins.



Rimon, an initiative of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation, promotes and enhances Jewish identity through arts and culture, supports arts and artists who broadly explore Jewish themes, and assists the greater Jewish community in developing a collaborative involvement with the arts.

 Summer Arts Workshop with Glass Artist Bonnie Rubinstein

Sunday, July 10, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
309 N. River Rd., River Falls, Wis.
Cost: $60

Get your summer fun in gear with this daylong glass workshop at the studio of renowned glass artist Bonnie Rubinstein. Bonnie’s studio is located on the beautiful Kinnickinnic River in western Wisconsin, 45 minutes from Minneapolis. Participants will learn about the techniques and possibilities of fused glass and create work of their own. The workshop followed by a picnic on the river (bring your own lunch) and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Phipps Center for the Arts in nearby Hudson.

This event is a collaboration between Rimon and the Sabes JCC. For more information about the Summer Arts Workshop, contact Rimon at 952-381-3449.

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Rimon Named One of 50 Innovative Jewish Organizations in the U.S.

Rimon has beSlingshot 2016en named one of North America’s top 50 innovative nonprofit Jewish organizations in the eleventh annual Slingshot Guide. This is the fifth consecutive year Rimon has been recognized by Slingshot and the only Minnesota nonprofit to receive the honor in 2016. Selected from among hundreds of finalists reviewed by 93 professionals with expertise in grant-making and Jewish communal life, the Guide called Rimon, “a model of how to bring both Jewish artists and their art into… the center of Jewish community life through high-impact collaborations, education, arts advocacy, and creative alliances that build community in lasting ways.” Organizations selected in this year’s Guide were evaluated on their innovative approach, the impact they have in their work, the leadership they have in their sector, and their effectiveness at achieving results. Read more.


Rimon partners with Yachad students

Autumn 2015 Project Support Grant Recipients

Spring 2015 Project Support Grant Recipients

Highlights from our 2014-15 Artist Salons

Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council
Sabes Jewish Community Center
Jay and Rose Phillips Building
The Barry Family Campus
4330 South Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416

Phone: 952-381-3449
Email: rimon@sabesjcc.org

If you’ve enjoyed the e-guide, attended an Artist Salon, known an artist who’s received a Rimon Project Support Grant, or attended an Rimon event, show us that you care. Donate to Rimon. Your gift matters to us!

Project Support Grants

Rimon accepts applications semi-annually (each spring and fall) for its Project Support Grants. For more information, review our application and granting guidelines. Next deadline: September 2, 2016

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Advisory Board

Board Members


David Jordan Harris
Executive Director

Siri Maitra
Communications Associate

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