Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council

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

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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.

Artists Salon Series


Turn It and Turn It Again: Text as Power in Judaism and Slam Poetry
Featuring Talia Young and moderator Rabbi Emma Kippley-Ogman
January 21, 2018, 2 pm
Studio Z (275 E. 4th St, St. Paul)
Cost: $12 ($6: ages 36 and under)

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Rising performance poet Talia Young joins Rabbi Emma Kippley-Ogman for a lively conversation on ways in which spoken word has become an effective vehicle for social change and on the role of new media in advancing activism.  RESERVE A TICKET

Want to attend the next Artist Salon? 

Sunday, March 18, 2 p.m., Sabes JCC, Minneapolis. Visual artists Susan Weinberg and Steve Ozone explore the complexities of immigration and otherness through their painting, photography, and writing.

Sunday, April 29, 2 p.m., Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis. Multimedia artist Jonatas Chimen Dias DaSilva-Benayon comes from a crypto-Jewish background and has created an uncanny visual and performance vocabulary to explore the hybrid reality of his family’s past. Michal Sagar joins him in conversation.

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Rimon Goes to a Guthrie Matinee on February 25, 2018

Rimon has secured a limited number of seats at a 15% discount to the Guthrie’s production of “Indecent,” a Tony Award-winning play by Paula Vogel based on Yiddish writer Sholem Asch’s scandalous 1907 drama “God of Vengeance.” The $44 Rimon group ticket includes a light nosh at 11:30 am and pre-play analysis by the Guthrie’s senior dramaturg Jo Holcomb. The performance is at 1 pm. Click here for tickets



Spring 2017 Project Support Grant Recipients
Autumn 2016 Project Support Grant Recipients

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

Rimon partners with Yachad students

Autumn 2015 Project Support Grant Recipients

Highlights from our BRKFST Artist Salons 2017

Photo credit Debra Fisher Goldstein

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 a 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: March 23, 2018

Subscribe to our e-Guide

Rimon’s monthly e-Guide highlights events and opportunities in the local Jewish arts community. Check out past e-guides:

12/01/2017 – Rimon e-Guide December 2017

11/01/2017 – Rimon e-Guide November 2017

10/03/2017 – Rimon e-Guide October 2017




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Advisory Board

Board Members


David Jordan Harris
Executive Director

Jordy Bomberg
Communications Associate

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