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Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 10:20 am

Events

Sunday, Nov. 12

A Jewish Night on Broadway: 3 p.m., Beth El Congregation, 1118 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix. Cantor Jonathan Angress joins Broadway performer Lauren Molina. Contact Anne (ext. 109) or Alicia (ext. 113) at 602-944-3359 for more information.

‘ECC Fun with Books Galore!’: 9-11 a.m., Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. In celebration of National Jewish Book Month, PJ Library brings its favorite books for a StoryWalk. Free to Early Childhood Center families, but registration required. Guests: $5 per child. Information and registration: 480-659-7769 or earlychildhood@vosjcc.org.

Monday, Nov. 13

BNC’s Concerts & Conversations Presents Ballet Arizona: 1 p.m., Palo Cristi Church, 3535 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley. Dancers Ana Maria Spear and Ethan Price, with ballet master Joseph Cavanaugh, will present the program. Cost is $7 at the door. Information: Joan Sitver, 602-971-0012.

Tuesday, Nov. 14.

Smile On Seniors Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres: 5-6 p.m., Chabad of Arizona, 2110 E. Lincoln Drive, Phoenix. Cost: $10. To reserve, call 602-492-7670 or email chani@sosaz.org.

Thursday, Nov. 16

Taste of Limmud: 7-8:30 p.m., Temple Solel, 6805 E. McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley. Presented by Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz. Registration: bit.ly/2yCe4d2.

Meetings, Lectures & Classes

Third Sunday of Every Month

Scottsdale Post 210 of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America: 10 a.m., with refreshments served at 9:30 a.m. Arizona State Veterans Home, 4141 N. S. Herrera Way, Phoenix. Information: 602-248-1550.

Tuesdays, Nov. 7-Dec. 12

Read Hebrew America: 12-1 p.m., Phoenix Community Kollel, 6516 N. Seventh St., Phoenix. The Read Hebrew America course is an ideal way to learn Hebrew. The classes are free and open to beginners and intermediates. Register: programming@aztorah.com or 602-433-0300, ext. 101.

Friday & Saturday, Nov. 10 & 11

‘Eight Steps to Greatness’: 5:05 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10; 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 5:15 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 11. The Scottsdale Torah Center, 13402 N. Scottsdale Road, #B140, Scottsdale. Rabbi Ahron Hoch from the Village Shul in Toronto will be speaking four times during Shabbat on the ‘Eight Steps to Greatness.’

Sunday, Nov. 12

Healing Handiwork: 1-4 p.m., House at Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix. Information: Nona at nona.siegel@gmail.com or 602-326-8851. No charge.

Domestic violence lecture: 2:30 p.m., Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley, 100 Meadowlark Drive, Sedona. The Women’s Havurah of the JCSVV presents a lecture on ‘Stopping Family Violence and Child Abuse,’ and ‘Finding a Way to Healing.’ The community is invited. No charge.

Monday, Nov. 13

‘Can I Trust You? Kashrut, Social Dynamics and Jewish Unity’: 7-8:30 p.m., The New Shul, 7825 E. Paradise Lane, Scottsdale. A lecture describing Rabbi Aaron Leibowitz’s alternative kosher supervision project, Hashgacha Pratit. Registration: bit.ly/2hN0bhY.

Monday, Nov. 13 & 27

Caring for our Loved Ones — A Jewish Support and Resource Group for Families and Caregivers: 7 p.m., Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix. No charge, but donations welcome.

Tuesdays, Nov. 14, 21 & 28

‘Spiritual Speed Bumps’: 8 to 9 p.m., The Scottsdale Torah Center, 13402 N. Scottsdale Road, #B140, Scottsdale. A three-part series with Rabbi Ariel Shoshan addressing some of the challenges facing growth-oriented Jews today. Information: info@ahavastorah.org.

Generations After, Phoenix Holocaust Survivors’ Association East Valley Discussion Group: 11 a.m., East Valley JCC, 908 N. Alma School Road, Chandler. Reservations required. Information: 480-897-0588.

Wednesday, Nov. 15 & 22

Young Adult Circle — JELP, Jewish Experiential Learning Program: 6-8 p.m., The Friendship Circle of Greater Phoenix, 2110 E. Lincoln Drive, Phoenix. Offershands-on activities and partner learning.

Thursday, Nov. 16

Fight Back Against Alzheimer’s: 1-3 p.m., Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 12753 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. Looks at the latest information on research, clinical trials and changes in supportive care. Free but seating is limited. Register: Alzheimer’s Association, vosjcc.org/alzheimers.

People of the Book Group: 2 p.m., Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road. ‘The Orphan’s Tale’ by Pam Jenoff will be discussed. RSVP: Marci Beliak at 602-971-1234, ext. 211 or mbeliak@templechai.com.

Sunday, Nov. 19

Generations After, Phoenix Holocaust Survivors’ Association, Café Europa: 1 p.m., Ina Levine Jewish Community Center, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. Annual meeting followed by luncheon. RSVP: bit.ly/2zBI35k.

Monday, Nov. 20

Living through Loss: 4:30–6 p.m., Small Sanctuary at Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix. No charge, but donations are welcome.

‘Ambition Addiction: How to Go Slow, Give Thanks and Discover Joy Within’: 7-8:30 p.m., Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. Rabbi Benjamin Shalva discusses controling that destructive strain of ambition. Registration: bit.ly/2zpmlR1.

Shabbat

Friday, Nov. 17

Desert Foothills Jewish Community Association: 7 p.m. at a north Scottsdale location. Shabbat service followed by a musical performance. Contact Andrea for further information at 623-715-3930.

Friday, Nov. 10

Smile On Seniors Shabbat Dinner: 4:45 p.m., Chabad of Arizona, 2110 E. Lincoln Drive, Phoenix. Donations appreciated. If you want to sit at the Valley Jewish Singles table, RSVP to Barbara at 480-818-1900, BarbaraAllyn@gmail.com or Rochelle at ValleyJewishSingles@cox.net.

Seniors

Mondays, Nov. 13-Dec. 11

Readers’ Theatre: 10-11:30 a.m., Temple Beth Shalom and JCC of the NW Valley, 12202 N. 101st Ave., Sun City. Cost is $50. Register at jfcsaz.org/creativeaging.

Tuesdays, Nov. 14-Dec. 5

Readers’ Theatre: 10-11:30 a.m., Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. Cost is $50. Register at jfcsaz.org/creativeaging.

Thursdays, Nov. 16. 26-Dec. 9

Storytelling: 10 a.m.-noon, Temple Beth Shalom and JCC of the NW Valley, 12202 N. 101st Ave., Sun City. Cost is $60. Register at jfcsaz.org/creativeaging.

Readers’ Theatre: 10 a.m.-noon, Temple Beth Shalom and JCC of the NW Valley, 12202 N. 101st Ave., Sun City. Cost is $50. Register at jfcsaz.org/creativeaging.

Thursdays, Nov. 16-Jan.11

Senior Chorus: 10-11:30 a.m., Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix. Cost is $80. Register at jfcsaz.org/creativeaging.

Wellness

Monday, Nov. 13 & 27

Sit and Get Fit Chair Yoga: 1:30-2:15 p.m., Social Hall Aleph Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix. For all ages and abilities. No charge.

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 21, 28

Hope for Today: 3:30-4:30 p.m., House at Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix. Spiritual program of recovery. Contact: cpa-az@cox.net. No charge.

Wednesday, Nov. 15

JACS: Support Group for Jewish Alcoholics, Addicts and their Friends and Family: 7:30 p.m., Ina Levine Jewish Community 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, second-floor conference room. Information: jacsarizona@gmail.com. No charge.

Exhibits

Ongoing

‘Tikkun Olam — Repairing the World: Engaging a New Generation’: Arizona Jewish Historical Society at the Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E. Culver St., Phoenix. Free. Gallery is open to all with no reservations needed between 2-4 p.m.

Film

Sunday, Nov. 12

‘Beneath the Helmet’: 3 p.m., Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Hosted by the East Valley JCC, the film focuses on five new recruits in the Israel Defense Force as they share their stories. Admission is free. Donations are welcome

Thursday, Nov. 16

‘Into the Arms of Strangers’: 6:45 p.m., Ina Levine Jewish Community Center board room, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. An Academy Award-winning documentary that looks at the ‘Kindertransport,’ which secretly ferried more than 10,000 children out of Nazi Germany to Great Britain. The event is open to paid Generations After members only. RSVPs will be taken on a first-come-first-serve basis. RSVP: Phx2g3g@gmail.com. JN

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