Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72Community Directory 2017 23 Jewish War Veterans Melvin Brody,480-473-9076 National Executive Board Open to all veterans of Jewish faith with honorable dischargefromtheArmedServices.Opentononvet- erans interested in supporting veterans and Jewish causes.Meetings:monthly,third Sunday Post 194,Valley of the Sun Commander:Steven Parker,623-203-8386 Meetings:September-June,first Sunday AZ State Veterans Home 4141 N.Third St.,Phoenix,AZ 85012 Post 619, Sun Lakes Copper State Commander:Ronald Buckner,480-315-0553 25108 S.Mohawk Drive,Chandler,AZ 85248 Meetings: Monthly, third Sunday morning; brunch. Sept.-June.Meets at Sun Lakes Country Club,25601 N.Sun Lakes Blvd.,Chandler,AZ 85248 Scottsdale Post 210 Commander:Michael Chambers,623-256-0658 Meetings:Monthly,third Sunday AZ State Veterans Home 4141 N.Third St.,Phoenix,AZ 85012 Jewish Women’s Circle, Scottsdale Chabad of Scottsdale 10215 N.Scottsdale Road Scottsdale,AZ 85253 480-998-1410 jwcscottsdale@gmail.com Director:Dina Levertov Meetsmonthlyfordiscussions,holidaypreparations, crafts, lectures, book club, Torah study, cooking demonstrations, classes and bikkur cholim projects, Loaves of Love. Jewish Women International Founded in 1897. Strives to break the cycle of violence through education, advocacy and action. Supports residential treatment centers in the United States and Jerusalem. Greater Phoenix Chapter Contact:Harriet Robbins,602-944-3455 aceinstructor@cox.net Meetings:monthly,second Wednesday Kivel Campus of Care Auxiliary 602-956-5487 President:Debbie Waitkus Dedicated to enhancing the lives of Kivel residents through service and fundraising. LIFE & LEGACY™ Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 202 Scottsdale, AZ 85254 info@jcfphoenix.org www.jcfphoenix.org President and CEO: Richard Kasper Program Director: Rachel Rabinovich Co-sponsored with Harold Grinspoon Foundation, helps Jewish organizations secure legacy gifts/ integrate legacy giving into the charitable culture of the community. NA’AMAT USA 16161 Ventura Blvd.,Suite 101 Encino,CA 91436 (818) 981-1298; Fax:(818) 981-6163 wanaamatusa@gmail.com www.naamat.org www.facebook.com/naamatwest Western Area Coordinator: Esther Friedberg Part of an international movement that raises funds to support social services and programs for women and children in Israel and the United States. Hatikvah Chapter hatikvahaz@gmail.com Gail Glazer,480-471-8877 Debbie Seplow,480-991-4717 Meetings:first Tuesday of each month Boomers-age group National Council of Jewish Women Arizona Section President: Susan Schesnol, schesnol@aol.com (336) 215-7777 www.ncjwaz.org Inspired by Jewish values,NCJW takes a progressive stance on issues for women,children and families by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. ORT America Cutting-edge training and strategic educational initiatives that empower 270,000 people annually in 56countriestobecomeproductivecitizensandlead their families and communities forward. Cactus Chapter Ellen Tuckman,602-953-9307 Meetings:monthlystartingwithOctoberfundraisers. Call for date,time and location.All areas welcome. Desert Chapter azpizaz@aol.com President:Joyce Dimond,480-563-1797 Contact:Sharon Sak,480-948-9242 Meetings,fundraising,tribute and memorial cards, and community service projects. Phoenix Holocaust Survivors’ Association P.O.Box 30213 Phoenix,AZ 85046-0213 602-788-7003 phoenixsurvivors@gmail.com www.phoenixphsa.org President:Monique Mendel Promotes Holocaust remembrance and education in the community. Addresses survivors’ interests. Host monthly Café Eiropas. Coordinates annual community-wide Yom HaShoah commemoration. Promotes survivors/Second Generation Speakers’ Bureau. Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) 300 N.18th St.and 2225 N.16th St. Phoenix,AZ 85006 602-340-8717,Fax:602-340-8720 sarrc@autismcenter.org www.autismcenter.org President & CEO:Daniel Openden,Ph.D.,BCBA-D An internationally recognized, community-based, nonprofitorganizationdedicatedtoautismresearch, education, evidence-based treatment and com- munity outreach. Sun City Grand Shalom Club Meets at Sun City Grand 19726 N.Remington Drive Surprise,AZ 85374 President:Harvey Gordon,hsgordon2@aol.com Membership:Debbie Harris Meets second Monday of each month.Open to resi- dents of Sun City Grand.A social and cultural group of shared backgrounds. The Association of Crypto Jews of the Americas Mailing:1900 W.Chandler Blvd.,Suite 15355 Chandler,AZ 85224 602-518-0229 avdey1@yahoo.com www.cryptojew.org President:Rabbi Yosef Garcia Uniting and educating Hispanic Sefardim/Crypto Jews of the Americas and the Caribbean Islands. Online classes in English, Spanish. Jewish history, returns without conversion and Jewish lifecycles. West Valley Jewish Women’s Circle Chabad of the West Valley 7942 W.Bell Road,C5 #101 Glendale,AZ 85308 602-375-2422 Director:Chana Lew Project of Chabad of the West Valley, to create an opportunity for Jewish women to meet, socialize and learn. COMMUNITY Our family is your family and our home is your home. We offer pediatric palliative care to children and their families at no cost. www.RyanHouse.org The Board of Visitors ryan house open doors, open hearts