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Jan
11
Thu
Tucson International Jewish Film Festival 2018 @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm

The Tucson International Jewish Film Festival (TIJFF)  promotes independent, international film and its capacity to promote Jewish culture and celebrate cultural diversity.

January 11-21, 2018 

The 27th annual festival will bring 21 outstanding Jewish films from around the globe to local screens.
More than 3,000 festival attendees support and inspire this robust arts community.
The TIJFF is proud to be one of the longest-running Jewish film festivals in the country and one of the longest-running film festivals in Arizona.

More information: https://www.tucsonjcc.org/programs/arts/tucson-jewish-film-festival/

Or call 520-299-3000.

Sunday, January 7 3:00 PM HAROLD & LILLIAN SaddleBrooke
Thursday, January 11 7:00 PM SHELTER The Loft Cinema
Friday, January 12 1:00 PM CHALLAH RISING IN THE DESERT The J Ballroom
Saturday, January 13 7:30 PM HARMONIA The J Ballroom
Sunday, January 14 1:00 PM MONKEY BUSINESS: THE ADVENTURES OF CURIOUS GEORGE’S CREATORS The J Ballroom
3:30 PM FANNY’S JOURNEY The J Ballroom
7:00 PM THE ESSENTIAL LINK The J Ballroom
Monday, January 15 1:00 PM HAROLD & LILLIAN The J Ballroom
3:30 PM MR. PREDICTABLE The J Ballroom
7:00 PM AN ACT OF DEFIANCE The J Ballroom
Tuesday, January 16 5:00 PM BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY w/ PAGEANT FOR SURVIVORS The J Ballroom
7:30 PM THE FREEDOM TO MARRY The J Ballroom
Wednesday, January 17 5:00 PM THE GUYS NEXT DOOR The J Ballroom
7:30 PM THE CHILDREN OF CHANCE w/ BANK ROBBERY The J Ballroom
Thursday, January 18 1:00 PM ORIENTED The J Ballroom
5:00 PM TICKLING GIANTS The UA Hillel
Friday, January 19 1:00 PM 1945 The J Ballroom
Saturday, January 20 7:30 PM ON THE WATERFRONT
Presented in partnership with the Tucson Desert Song Festival
The J Ballroom
 Sunday, January 21  10:30 AM CLOSING BRUNCH
11:30 AM MONSIEUR MAYONNAISE The J Ballroom

Ticket Prices:

Season Pass $118
6 Pack $45
General Admission $9
Discounted GA $8
Opening Night $10
Closing Brunch $18

Tucson Jewish Community Center
3800 E. River Road, Tucson, AZ 85718

 

Jan
14
Sun
“The 40-Day Challenge” – Make Happiness Happen with Esther Becker (Series 3) @ Southwest Torah Institute/Women's Academy of Jewish Studies
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Jewish wisdom teaches that it takes 40 days to form a habit. The same is true for molding character and how we look at life. In six 45 minute sessions with Esther Becker held on Sunday mornings at 10:30am, “The 40-day Challenge” is an ongoing series providing women with an engaging systematic approach to successfully integrate positive life enhancing attitudes. Our newest program “Make Happiness Happen” begins on Sunday, January 7th. The program is free and open to all women in the Tucson Jewish community.

Community-wide Jewish Camp Fair @ Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Get a first glimpse of all of the Shemesh Summer Day Camp fun ahead and learn about Jewish sleep-away camps throughout the country. Register at 480.659.7769 or earlychildhood@vosjcc.org.

Kids in the Kitchen @ Chabad of the East Valley
Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm

Kids in the Kitchen for children in grades 1-6 to experience the joy of kosher cooking. Children will have the opportunity to roll up their sleeves, cook, bake, and decorate fabulous foods, take home their own handmade creations and collect delicious recipes in their own recipe book. Chabad of the East Valley, 875 N McClintock Dr., Chandler. $12/per class, RSVP to youth@chabadcenter.com

Gesher goes to Detour Theatre @ Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts
Jan 14 @ 2:30 pm

Join Gesher Disability Resources (formerly Council For Jews With Special Needs) for a performance at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. The performance will be; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Detour Company Theatre is FREE and fun to attend. Reservations are not required, but appreciated. Please call the Gesher offices at (480) 629-5343 or send an e-mail to jacquelyn@gesherdr.org to let us know when you will be joining us, how many in your party, or for any questions.

Men’s Mishnah Class Sundays @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim
Jan 14 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

Learn the Mishnah every morning with Rabbi Israel Becker: Monday-Friday 6:15 AM, Shabbos 8:15 AM, Sundays and Major Secular Holidays 7:15 AM.

Jan
15
Mon
Men’s Mishnah Class Mon-Fri @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim
Jan 15 @ 6:15 am – 7:15 am

Learn the Mishnah every morning with Rabbi Israel Becker, Monday-Friday 6:15 AM, Shabbos 8:15 AM and Sundays and Major Secular Holidays 7:15 AM.

Parkinson’s PWR!Moves 2TM @ Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This class includes PWR!Moves 1TM  movements in addition to prone and supine floor exercises. Participants must be able to walk 100 feet on their own with or without a cane or walker.  Free to J members; $5 for non-members. Information and registration: 480.481.7090 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Strange Fruit: African American and Jewish Relationships @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Screening of the documentary “Strange Fruit” followed by a facilitated discussion.
Jan
16
Tue
Men’s Mishnah Class Mon-Fri @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim
Jan 16 @ 6:15 am – 7:15 am

Learn the Mishnah every morning with Rabbi Israel Becker, Monday-Friday 6:15 AM, Shabbos 8:15 AM and Sundays and Major Secular Holidays 7:15 AM.

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