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Wednesday 12/07/2016
New Judaica shop opens in Chandler
Posted: December 07, 2016

The Pollack Chabad Center for Jewish Life recently announced that its new Chai Judaica Gift Shop is open.

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JCSVV to host Hanukkah celebration:
Posted: December 07, 2016

The Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley will hold its annual Hanukkah celebration at 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26, at 100 Meadow Lark Drive in Sedona. A meal featuring latkes, chicken wings, a salad bar and dessert will be served. A live auction also will be part of the festivities and will include restaurant gift certificates and religious sculpture. Cost for adults with reservations is $18; there is no charge for children. Cost at the door is $25.

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Choral group to start spring session:
Posted: December 07, 2016

The choral group “Rhythm and Rhymes,” under the direction of Gail Glazer, has opened registration for its spring session. The session begins 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale.

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Beth Shalom plans Winter Gala
Posted: December 07, 2016

Temple Beth Shalom and Jewish Community Center of the West Valley in Sun City will host a Winter Gala on Jan. 21, 2017, at the Briarwood Country Club in Sun City West to honor the long service of their clergy, Rabbi Shelly Moss and Cantor Baruch Koritan. Tickets for the charitable event, which will include a gourmet dinner, dancing and a program honoring them, can be purchased for $60 per person through the Temple Beth Shalom office, 623-977-3240. Reservations must me made by Jan. 9.

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Kehillah visit to Israel upcoming:
Posted: December 07, 2016

Rabbi Bonnie Sharfman will lead Congregation Kehillah’s fourth trip to Israel  May 1-14, 2017. Sharfman once lived there and was a tour guide herself.  This is a small group trip with a custom itinerary that includes many extras, from an army experience to a jeep tour, ethnic and cultural exchanges, geopolitical discussions  and a chocolate workshop, according to a press release. The first Shabbat will be in Tsfat with a Kabbalah experience and the second Shabbat will be in Jerusalem.

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Hanukkah Chocolate Café coming
Posted: December 07, 2016

The Beth El Congregation Women’s League will present a Hanukkah Chocolate Café at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at Beth El Congregation, 1118 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix. The event will feature wine, coffee, chocolate, fruits and other surprise delicacies. A Hanukkah gift auction also will be held. Attendees are asked to bring unwrapped gifts (such as home goods, gift cards, accessories, gift baskets, kosher wine) valued at $15-$20. Items will be auctioned off to the highest bidder with the proceeds benefiting the Beth El Women’s League.

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Wednesday 11/30/2016
Panelists to discuss challenges and opportunities for Jews
Posted: November 30, 2016

“What is the Biggest Challenge/Opportunity for the Jewish People in Our Time?” is the topic of a Valley Beit Midrash panel discussion 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, The New Shul, 7825 E. Paradise Lane, Scottsdale.  

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Beth Ami Speaker Series to feature JCF CEO Richard Kasper
Updated: November 30, 2016 - 1:46 pm

Richard Kasper, president and CEO of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix, will be the featured speaker at Beth Ami Temple’s Speaker Series, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at Beth Ami Temple, 3535 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley.

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