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 72Jewish News 26 ADULT EDUCATION In addition to the following educational resources, many local organizations and synagogues offer study groups and adult classes. See listings under Valley Congregations and Community. Arizona Jewish Historical Society 122 E.Culver St. Phoenix,AZ 85004 602-241-7870 lbell@azjhs.org www.azjhs.org Executive Director:Lawrence Bell,Ph.D. President:Mel Kessler Sponsorsdocumentaryfilmscreenings,bookdiscus- sions,lecturesandexhibitions.Maintainscommunity archives with 50,000+ photos, documents and arti- facts,and 250+ oral and video histories. ADULT EDUCATION EDUCATION ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS PRESCHOOLS DAY SCHOOLS RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS SECULAR SCHOOLS COLLEGE STUDENTS FINANCIAL AID HEBREW TUTOR evening classes,Baby University,Marriage/Relation- ship University, ACT Volunteering for 20s and 30s, Passages lectures and Hebrew High. Congregation Kehillah 7430 E.Pinnacle Peak Road,Suite 132 Scottsdale,AZ 85255 602-369-7667 Rabbi Bonnie Sharfman info@congregationkehillah.org www.congregationkehillah.org Adult education program includes mini-courses,To- rahstudy,Hebrew,adultb’naimitzvah,spiritualprac- tice, Rebbe’s Tisch, member-suggested topics and independent/chevruta study guided by the rabbi. Congregation Or Tzion 9096 E.Bahia Drive, Suite 106 Scottsdale,AZ 85260 480-342-8858,Fax:480-393-7990 admin@congregationortzion.org www.congregationortzion.org Rabbi Micah Caplan Rabbi Nate Crane Cantor Dannah Rubinstein Adult programs including Scholar-in-Residence, classes,specialholidaycelebrations,uniqueShabbat formats,adult b’nai mitzvah classes and more. Drum Shalom Ruach Hamidbar-Spirit of the Desert 602-321-3336 drumshalom@gmail.com www.ruach.org Rabbi Sarah Leah Grafstein Master Drummer Daniel Hirtz Guitar & Vocals:Shlomo Hinton Communitywide traveling drumming circle avail- able for congregation, organizations, lifecycle ritu- als and events. Drum for peace, drum for healing, drum for fun. Jewish Learning Center 10213 N. Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, AZ 85253 480-998-1410 learnjewish@gmail.com Director:Rabbi Yossi Levertov Administrator:Brandon Budd Featuring the Jewish Learning Institute, lectures, seminars, tefillin campaign, mezuzah campaign, advanced learning institutes, lunch and learn, bar and bat mitzvah preparation. Arizona State University Jewish Studies Program 480-727-6906,Fax: 480-727-2023 jewish-studies@asu.edu jewishstudies.asu.edu Director:Hava Tirosh-Samuelson Offering a Bachelor of Arts in Jewish studies and enhancing knowledge of all facets of Jewish life through courses, conferences, scholar-in-residence programs and public lectures. Beth Ami Temple Services:3535 E.Lincoln Drive Paradise Valley,AZ 85253 602-956-0805 bethamitemple@hotmail.com www.bethamitemple.org Rabbi Arthur J.Abrams Cantorial Soloist:Pam Beitman Boutique Reform temple for active adults seeking spiritual and social connections.Modest dues.Clubs andactivities:culturalevents,speakers,hiking,tennis, mahjong and community involvement. Beth Emeth Congregation of the West Valley 13702 W.Meeker Blvd. Sun City West,AZ 85375 623-584-7210,Fax:623-975-2976 bethemethaz@gmail.com www.bethemethaz.org Rabbi Leo Michel Abrami President:Joseph Weintraub The Academy of Jewish Studies offers mini-courses 9:30-11:40 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays, and a Torah study session 9-9:50 a.m. Saturdays before the Shabbat service. Brandeis National Committee Phoenix Chapter P.O.Box 13775 Scottsdale,AZ 85267 480-359-7262 info@brandeisphoenix.com www.brandeisphoenix.com Co-presidents:Iris Wigel and Nancy Sacks Provides study groups, community services, events and faculty speakers. Supports libraries, scientific research and scholarships at Brandeis University. Bureau of Jewish Education 12701 N.Scottsdale Road,Suite 206 Scottsdale,AZ 85254 480-634-8050, Fax: 480-634-8051 jewished@bjephoenix.org Director: Myra Shindler Adult Education:Elaine Hirsch Family Education:Linda Feldman ACT Educator:Andre Ivory Educational programming includes: daytime and