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Aimee Golant: 5 Stories – Jewish Heritage Museum

Aimee Golant: 5 Stories Jewish Heritage Museum The Reutlinger Community 4000 Camino Tassajara Danville, CA 94506 925-248-2800 Exhibition Dates: June 26 – September 4, 2017 The Exhibition is open Sundays – Thursdays  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. I am so delighted to announce that The Jewish Heritage Museum at The Reutlinger Community is currently presenting a comprehensive display of my…

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The Brandeis School of San Francisco’s Custom Gifts

This year marked a new beginning for Brandeis,  as this school became independent from the Marin campus of Brandeis Hillel Day School.  The school’s name changed, as did the logo and branding.  Brandeis gives a gift to the families who are graduating and to the outgoing board president.  As a Brandeis parent and local artist, I was honored to work with…

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Art for Prayer and Peace Event at Spark Arts Gallery

On Saturday June 3rd, and Sunday,  June 4, 2017, an art installation and discussions at Spark Arts Gallery in San Francisco inspired meaningful interfaith learning and dialogue among the 70 people in attendance including clergy and spiritual leaders. The Art for Prayer and Peace: A Bridge to Oneness exhibit in its current iteration upheld one of the main goals of…

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THANK YOU Jewish Community Relations Council

As a preview to the upcoming event for ‘Art for Prayer and Peace: A Bridge to Oneness’ I had the honor of setting up the Shin/Shin/Shin Torah and explaining its deep meaning to interested parties at San Francisco’s City Hall for Jewish Heritage Night on Wednesday May 24th, 2017.  I gave out invitations to the upcoming event and met lots…

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One-Clip-At-A-Time Helps Educate Kids about The Holocaust

Have you seen the inspirational Paper Clips Movie?  It is a heart-warming story of how a middle school in rural Whitwell Tennessee, looking for a good way to teach diversity, created a Holocaust educational program and Children’s Holocaust Memorial.  After I saw the movie, I got involved by creating a mezuzah that was inspired by the movie and helps raise funds for the…

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Shalom Bayit Mezuzah and Charm Project

Aimee Golant, a  San Francisco based metal artist who promotes peace and understanding though her art has been commissioned to create two commemorative pieces to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Shalom Bayit. Shalom Bayit, a Jewish center for the prevention of domestic violence, held its 20th anniversary dinner, Creating Hope: 20 Years of Changing Lives, on May 31, 2012. This event…

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Life Source Menorah Considered for the White House

The National Museum of American Jewish History was asked to choose a historical menorah from it’s permanent collection to be considered for the White House Hanukkah party, which took place on December 2, 2010. The curatorial staff liked my limited edition Life Source Menorah in silver and my story so much that they decided to submit the piece to the White House despite the fact…

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Women’s Torah Project Siyyum Experience

From October 14 – 16th 2010, the Women’s Torah Project was completed.  Over the weekend, many of the scribes, artists and community leaders gathered to write the final letters, sew the panels together, and read from the Torah for the first time.  As the artist who created the crown for this historic Torah I felt honored to have been a part of getting the…

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