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John Coleman: Past/Present/Future 9:30 am
John Coleman: Past/Present/Future @ Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
Sep 17 2016 @ 9:30 am – May 31 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Images of American Indians infused with the history and mythology of the American West have made John Coleman one of the nation’s most highly regarded contemporary artists. This exhibition, made possible by Frankie and Howard...
“Art of Paying Attention” Exhibit 9:00 am
“Art of Paying Attention” Exhibit @ Agua Caliente Park
Apr 15 @ 9:00 am – May 10 @ 2:00 pm
Illustrator and writer Beth Surdut displays her nature-inspired illustrations accompanied by true stories.
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class 9:00 am
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Open to the public, this FREE weekly class for children 9- to 24-months in age and their parent(s) is a great way to meet other parents, exchange experiences, and provide an opportunity for the children...
ShinShinim Appreciation
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ShinShinim Appreciation
 @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
May 1 @ 6:00 pm
6 pm: ShinShinim Appreciation A chance to say “thank you” to Leah Avuno and Bar Alkaher for their extraordinary year of service to the Tucson community as they played a major role in connecting Tucson...
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JBN Networking Lunch 12:00 pm
JBN Networking Lunch
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
On the first and third Tuesday of every month Jewish Business Network of Arizona (JBN AZ) members and their guests gather for lunch, education and networking in Scottsdale. If you are Jewish and looking to network with...
JFCS Aleinu – A Laughing Matter 2:00 pm
JFCS Aleinu – A Laughing Matter @ Jewish Community Center - Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus
May 2 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
JFCS and Acadia Healthcare are collaborating to present this interactive, fun event, where you will experience the incredible and unbelievable health benefits of laughter while you learn. This event uses a systematic method of chuckles,...
Congregation Anshei Israel’s Adult and Youth Choirs 5:00 pm
Congregation Anshei Israel’s Adult and Youth Choirs @ Congregation Anshei Israel
May 2 @ 5:00 pm
5 pm: Congregation Anshei Israel’s Adult and Youth Choirs will perform a concert of Israeli music, led by Cantorial Soloist Nichole Chorny.
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Corner Office: Lessons from Jewish Business Leaders (3rd annual) 5:30 pm
Corner Office: Lessons from Jewish Business Leaders (3rd annual) @ The Phoenix Plaza
May 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Corner Office: Lessons from Jewish Business Leaders (3rd annual) Wed., May 3 – 5:30-8 p.m. The Phoenix Plaza – 2909 N. Central Ave., Phoenix 85012 Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix Business & Professionals...
Survival of a Nation – Exploring Israel through the Lens of the Six Day War 7:00 pm
Survival of a Nation – Exploring Israel through the Lens of the Six Day War @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7-8:30 pm: Survival of a Nation – Exploring Israel through the Lens of the Six Day War The first of a six-session lecture series is part of an adult education course from the Rohr Jewish...
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UA Cancer Center Teams up with Tucson Jewish Community Center to Deliver Four-part Cancer Education Series 6:30 pm
UA Cancer Center Teams up with Tucson Jewish Community Center to Deliver Four-part Cancer Education Series @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) is partnering with the Tucson Jewish Community Center (the Tucson J) to deliver a four-part educational series on cancer beginning in early February. The series, which is free...
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Mommy & Me Rock Shabbat at Temple Kol Ami 9:00 am
Mommy & Me Rock Shabbat at Temple Kol Ami @ Temple Kol Ami Early Childhood Center
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us every Friday morning starting September 16, 2016 for a fun and interactive, parent-child class at Temple Kol Ami’s Early Childhood Center. Mommy & Me Rock Shabbat is a wonderful opportunity for parents and...
Tot Kabbalat Shabbat 5:00 pm
Tot Kabbalat Shabbat @ Temple Emanu-El
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tot Kabbalat Shabbat at Temple Emanu-El, 225 N Country Club Road, Tucson from 5-7 pm. Child-centered service with songs, stories and music led by Rabbi Batsheva Appel. Shabbat dinner of kosher chicken and sides (vegetarian...
A Musical Celebration of Israel’s Birthday 6:30 pm
A Musical Celebration of Israel’s Birthday @ Congregation Or Chadash
May 5 @ 6:30 pm
Congregation Or Chadash A Musical Celebration of Israel’s Birthday Friday, May 5th, 6:30pm Friday Night LIVE! Shabbat Service Under the Stars Musical service with the Or Chadash Teen Choir and the Chai Lights Klezmer Band...
Celebrate Israel with the Music of Naomi Shemer 7:00 pm
Celebrate Israel with the Music of Naomi Shemer @ Congregation Chaverim
May 5 @ 7:00 pm
Congregation Chaverim Celebrate Israel with the Music of Naomi Shemer Friday, May 5th Service 7pm Saturday, May 6th Service 10am More info: 520-320-1015
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Simchat Shabbat Special Needs Services 2017 Calendar 12:00 pm
Simchat Shabbat Special Needs Services 2017 Calendar @ Congregation Beth Israel
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Simchat Shabbat Special Needs Services 2017 Ten Years of Accessible Services! Council For Jews With Special Needs (CJSN), a nonprofit agency devoted to providing programs, services, and resources to help those in the Jewish Community...
Cherishing Israel Shabbat 9:30 pm
Cherishing Israel Shabbat @ Chabad Tucson
May 6 @ 9:30 pm
Chabad Tucson & Congregation Young Israel Cherishing Israel Shabbat Saturday, May 6th Service 9:30am followed by a presentation and special Israeli Kiddush at 12pm More info: 520-326-8362
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Celebrate Israel Festival 10:30 am
Celebrate Israel Festival @ Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Celebrating 50 years of reunification. Free Israeli breakfast, Jerusalem photo booth, face painting, balloon artist, DJ, Israeli music, arts & craft zone, Israeli Scouts activity, Bedouin tent, backgammon competition and more.
Premiere of the film “No Place on Earth” 2:00 pm
Premiere of the film “No Place on Earth” @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society, Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center
May 7 @ 2:00 pm
“No Place on Earth” brings to light the untold story of 38 Ukrainian Jews who survived World War II by living in a system of deep caves for 18 months, the longest-recorded uninterrupted underground survival...
Israel Celebration – Family Fun Day 3:00 pm
Israel Celebration – Family Fun Day @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
3-6 pm: Israel Celebration – Family Fun Day This free event is open to all and includes a PJ Library Program, Israeli picnic, art contest for kids, Israeli music and folk dancing. For more informa-...
Anat Cohen and Trio Brasileiro 7:00 pm
Anat Cohen and Trio Brasileiro @ Musical Instrument Museum
May 7 @ 7:00 pm
Anat Cohen and Trio Brasileiro are pure joy. Cohen has always felt a deep connection to the musical traditions of Brazil—an influence readily apparent in her compositions. Following the release of a second recording, Cohen...
The Rosen Lecture – Bridging Through Water
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The Rosen Lecture – Bridging Through Water
 @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7-9 pm: The Rosen Lecture – Bridging Through Water There will be a fascinating lecture, Israel as an Innovator in Water Management and Technology, presented by Dr. Sharon Megdal, director of the University of Arizona...
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Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class 9:00 am
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Open to the public, this FREE weekly class for children 9- to 24-months in age and their parent(s) is a great way to meet other parents, exchange experiences, and provide an opportunity for the children...
Tucson J Annual Meeting 5:30 pm
Tucson J Annual Meeting @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
May 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Our program will include the installation of Board and Officers and the Awards Ceremony. Appetizers will be served from 5:30-6pm. The dinner and meeting will be from 6-8pm. RSVP to Nali Nabers at 520-299-3000 ext...
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Jewish Community Foundation Presents L’Chaim! Celebrating our Endowment Book of Life Signers and LIFE &LEGACY Donors 5:30 pm
Jewish Community Foundation Presents L’Chaim! Celebrating our Endowment Book of Life Signers and LIFE &LEGACY Donors @ Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Please join us as we raise our glasses and toast L’Chaim! To our Endowment Book of Life Signers and LIFE & LEGACY™ Donors Featuring Rabbi Steven Z. Leder You Matter to the Jewish Story!  ...
Documentary Film Screening 7:00 pm
Documentary Film Screening @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society, Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
What: Documentary Film Screening: Inventing Our Life – The Kibbutz Experiment Where: Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center 122 E. Culver Street, Phoenix Lewkowitz Sanctuary When: May 9, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Description: Free. Sponsored by...
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An Art of Paying Attention Workshop 8:00 am
An Art of Paying Attention Workshop @ Agua Caliente Park
May 10 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Come explore your integrated place in nature with award-winning wildlife artist and writer Beth Surdut, creator of the illustrated Listening to Raven stories and The Art of Paying Attention NPR radio series. Hone your perception...
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Mommy & Me Rock Shabbat at Temple Kol Ami 9:00 am
Mommy & Me Rock Shabbat at Temple Kol Ami @ Temple Kol Ami Early Childhood Center
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us every Friday morning starting September 16, 2016 for a fun and interactive, parent-child class at Temple Kol Ami’s Early Childhood Center. Mommy & Me Rock Shabbat is a wonderful opportunity for parents and...
Shabbat Rocks! Service & Family Shabbat Dinner 5:30 pm
Shabbat Rocks! Service & Family Shabbat Dinner @ Temple Emanu-El
May 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Shabbat Rocks! Service & Family Shabbat Dinner at Temple Emanu-El, 225 N Country Club Road, Tucson from 5:30-8 pm. Shabbat dinner at 5:30 pm of kosher chicken and sides (vegetarian upon request). Then an energetic,...
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Lag Ba’Omer Picnic and Bonfire 5:00 pm
Lag Ba’Omer Picnic and Bonfire @ Youngerman Ranch
May 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Family fun out on the ranch – Temple Emanu-El’s annual Lag Ba’Omer Picnic and Bonfire (hot dog roast, kosher beef or veggie), chips, sodas, fruit, eegees; horses, games (bring baseball gear, frisbees, etc), activities for...
Parent’s Night Out 6:00 pm
Parent’s Night Out @ Xtreme Gymnastics
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Parent’s Night Out at Xtreme Gymnastics, 15821 N 79th St. #3, Scottsdale from 6-10 pm. Leave your kids for a fun-filled Saturday evening of gymnastics fun, games and group activities while you go out and have a...
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Lag B’omer at Castles ‘n’ Coasters 10:00 am
Lag B’omer at Castles ‘n’ Coasters @ Castles 'n' Coasters
May 14 @ 10:00 am
Join Chabad Centers around the valley for Lag B’omer at Castles n Coasters for only $8 for an unlimited all day ride pass! There are only 50 tickets left at this price so purchase your...
Why is the Media Confused about Israel? 5:00 pm
Why is the Media Confused about Israel? @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim
May 14 @ 5:00 pm
5 pm: Why is the Media Confused about Israel? An eye-opening evening and light Israeli buffet with award-winning Mideast journalist and author, Matti Friedman, a former Associated Press reporter, editor and author of The Aleppo...
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Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class 9:00 am
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
May 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Open to the public, this FREE weekly class for children 9- to 24-months in age and their parent(s) is a great way to meet other parents, exchange experiences, and provide an opportunity for the children...
CAI’s 86th Annual Meeting & Awards Fiesta 6:00 pm
CAI’s 86th Annual Meeting & Awards Fiesta @ Congregation Anshei Israel
May 15 @ 6:00 pm
CAI’s 86th Annual Meeting & Awards Fiesta at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E Fifth St, Tucson at 6 pm. Mexican dinner followed by a meeting with reports from Board of Trustees, the year in review,...
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JBN Networking Lunch 12:00 pm
JBN Networking Lunch
May 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
On the first and third Tuesday of every month Jewish Business Network of Arizona (JBN AZ) members and their guests gather for lunch, education and networking in Scottsdale. If you are Jewish and looking to network with...
Diabetes: Don’t Sugar Coat It 1:00 pm
Diabetes: Don’t Sugar Coat It @ Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
“Diabetes and pre-diabetes affect more than one-third of Americans and many may not even know they have the disease. The good news is diabetes can be prevented or managed and people can live a healthy,...
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Spring Phone-a-thon 5:00 pm
Spring Phone-a-thon @ Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Help us reach out to our donors. Whether for an hour or the whole evening, you can make a difference for our community. Don’t worry…we provide training and information, and, dinner is included! Please RSVP...
Celebration of Heritage Concert Series 6:30 pm
Celebration of Heritage Concert Series @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Enjoy a selection of talented music by local groups and individuals in a variety of musical genres, while celebrating the multicultural mosaic of our heritage. Hosted by Roza Simkhovich.    Wednesday, February 15 at 6:30 pm.  The Arizona...
Par-Tee with the J! “Caddyshack” Style 7:00 pm
Par-Tee with the J! “Caddyshack” Style @ Topgolf
May 17 @ 7:00 pm
Par-Tee with the J! “Caddyshack” Style May 17; 7 pm cocktails, 7:30 pm fun and games begin Topgolf, 9500 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale $100 per player includes 2 games of golf, appetizers, dessert and...
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NowGen Happy Hour 6:00 pm
NowGen Happy Hour @ Beverly on Main
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Network and enjoy catching up with old friends and new while learning how to get involved in the Jewish community!
Book Discussion 7:00 pm
Book Discussion @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society, Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
What: Book Discussion: The German Girl by Armando Lucas-Correa Where:Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center 122 E. Culver Street, Phoenix Leverant-Firestone Learning Center When: May 18, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Description: Free. Discussion led by Nancy...
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Mommy & Me Rock Shabbat at Temple Kol Ami 9:00 am
Mommy & Me Rock Shabbat at Temple Kol Ami @ Temple Kol Ami Early Childhood Center
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us every Friday morning starting September 16, 2016 for a fun and interactive, parent-child class at Temple Kol Ami’s Early Childhood Center. Mommy & Me Rock Shabbat is a wonderful opportunity for parents and...
Schmooze’s ShabbatLuck (Shabbat Potluck Dinner) 6:15 pm
Schmooze’s ShabbatLuck (Shabbat Potluck Dinner) @ Congregation Beth Israel
May 19 @ 6:15 pm – 9:30 pm
By popular demand, Schmooze is excited to bring you another ShabbatLuck event (Shabbat potluck dinner), this time in North Phoenix at Congregation Beth Israel.  Please read the details and RSVP at http://evite.me/FdDxHFptRv for an evening...
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Parent’s Night Out 6:00 pm
Parent’s Night Out @ East Valley Jewish Community Center
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Parent’s Night Out at East Valley Jewish Community Center, 908 N Alma School Road, Chandler from 6-11 pm. Kids enjoy games, crafts and movies. For ages 6 weeks through grade 9; open to non-members. $20-$35/per...
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Desert Caucus Brunch 10:30 am
Desert Caucus Brunch @ Skyline Country Club
May 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Speaker will be announced following the November elections.   The Desert Caucus, Inc. is a bipartisan, single issue Jewish political action committee supporting federal congressional candidates outside of Arizona who support a strong U.S. Israel...
Special Needs Community Bowling! 1:00 pm
Special Needs Community Bowling! @ Let it Roll Bowl
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come join CJSN members, family, friends, and volunteers for an afternoon of bowling! Discounted Group Rate (members attend free)!
TSO Free Concert for Kids 2:00 pm
TSO Free Concert for Kids @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunday, March 26 at 2 pm Percussion Ensemble: “Tommy Tom-tom and Chillin’ Willie Go to the Zoo” Our old friends Tommy Tom-tom and Chillin’ Willie take a field trip to the zoo. Join us and...
Handmaker Lecture “Finding G-d (in the) Every Day” with Rabbi Yossi Shemtov, Rabbi Thomas Louchheim, and Rabbi Robert Eisen 3:30 pm
Handmaker Lecture “Finding G-d (in the) Every Day” with Rabbi Yossi Shemtov, Rabbi Thomas Louchheim, and Rabbi Robert Eisen @ Handmaker, in the Great Room
May 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Join three of our Tucson Community Rabbis; Rabbi Yossi Shemtov, Rabbi Thomas Louchheim and Rabbi Robert Eisen; for a disussion on how they find and connect to G-d every day and in the everyday. Followed...
“My Hero Brother” – Film and Q&A with filmmaker Yonatan Nir
 6:00 pm
“My Hero Brother” – Film and Q&A with filmmaker Yonatan Nir
 @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
May 21 @ 6:00 pm
6pm: “My Hero Brother” – Film and Q&A with filmmaker Yonatan Nir Attend the reception, screening, and Q&A of the Israeli film “My Hero Brother” with Israeli filmmaker Yonatan Nir. The event is open to...
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Arizona Theatre Company Auditions 1:30 pm
Arizona Theatre Company Auditions
May 22 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Arizona Theatre Company is holding general season auditions for Equity and non-Equity actors for the 2017-2018 Season in Phoenix on May 22 and 23 and in Tucson on May 24 and 25. Auditions for Phoenix...
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Arizona Theatre Company Auditions 1:30 pm
Arizona Theatre Company Auditions
May 23 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Arizona Theatre Company is holding general season auditions for Equity and non-Equity actors for the 2017-2018 Season in Phoenix on May 22 and 23 and in Tucson on May 24 and 25. Auditions for Phoenix...
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Arizona Theatre Company Auditions 1:30 pm
Arizona Theatre Company Auditions
May 24 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Arizona Theatre Company is holding general season auditions for Equity and non-Equity actors for the 2017-2018 Season in Phoenix on May 22 and 23 and in Tucson on May 24 and 25. Auditions for Phoenix...
Yom Yerushalayim Program 7:00 pm
Yom Yerushalayim Program @ Congregation Anshei Israel
May 24 @ 7:00 pm
Yom Yerushalayim Program at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E Fifth St, Tucson at 7 pm. Annual observance to celebrate the anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. No charge to attend, but RSVP requested by May...
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Arizona Theatre Company Auditions 1:30 pm
Arizona Theatre Company Auditions
May 25 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Arizona Theatre Company is holding general season auditions for Equity and non-Equity actors for the 2017-2018 Season in Phoenix on May 22 and 23 and in Tucson on May 24 and 25. Auditions for Phoenix...
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A Taste of Shabbat 6:30 pm
A Taste of Shabbat @ Chabad of Phoenix
May 26 @ 6:30 pm
 A Taste of Shabbat! Join our wonderful group of worshipers for a light Service & Buffet Kiddush as we celebrate Shabbat with Mussie’s Delights and some meaningful tidbits on the prayers and Shabbat. This friendly...
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Shavu’ot Festival and Yizkor Service 9:30 am
Shavu’ot Festival and Yizkor Service @ Temple Emanu-El
May 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Temple Emanu-El’s Shavu’ot Festival and Yizkor Service and reading of the Book of Ruth. All are welcome.
Does What Happened on Mount Sinai Matter? 7:00 pm
Does What Happened on Mount Sinai Matter? @ Temple Kol Ami
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz, President & Dean of Valley Beit Midrash, for an evening of learning on the holiday of Shavuot! Since Shavuot traditionally commemorates the revelation on Mount Sinai, Rabbi Shmuly will explore...
Tikkun Leil Shavuot Festival Service, Study Session and Cheesecake Bakeoff 8:00 pm
Tikkun Leil Shavuot Festival Service, Study Session and Cheesecake Bakeoff @ Temple Emanu-El
May 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Temple Emanu-El’s Tikkun Leil Shavuot Festival Service, “All-Night” Study Session, and Cheesecake Bakeoff with Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon, Rabbi Batsheva Appel and Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hochberg.  Please bring a cheesecake or other dairy dessert to...
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