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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
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.

Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Jan 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 to play together and engage in age-appropriate activities. Facilitated by Gabby Erbst, various experts from different fields of child development and child-care will visit to share their expertise and provide opportunities for discussions. Feel free to bring your friends; it’s open to everyone! (PLEASE NOTE: We have a mandatory vaccination policy.)

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.

“Live Life Better” with Esther Becker (Tuesday Nights) @ Southwest Torah Institute/Women's Academy of Jewish Studies
Jan 16 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Join our study group of women interested in self discovery and learning what the Torah, Talmud and Jewish Sages have taught us about unlocking our human potential. This class will present a system of practical self-help techniques, challenge you to greater personal growth, help you fulfill your potential and lead a more rewarding life. Tuition includes class materials and the book Mesillas Yesharim (Way of the Upright) written by Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto (1707-1747) of Padua, Italy.

“Soul Purpose” with Rabbi Israel Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am

Become a part of a group of motivated men and women who are seeking to understand the principles of Jewish philosophy and how they interact with each other and interface with today’s world. “Soul Purpose” will include “G-d’s Existence and Character,” “Purpose of Creation,” “Providence and Free Will,” “Human Responsibility,” “Good and Evil,” “Spirituality in a Physical World,” “Angels,” “The World to Come,” “Daily and Seasonal Jewish Life” and “Israel and the Nations.” Tuition includes class materials and the book Derech Hashem (Pathway of G-d) by Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto (1707-1747) of Padua, Italy.

Let’s Appreciate Art @ The J @ Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Share the world of art with docents from the Phoenix Art Museum. This month, explore Art Over Adversity. Free.  For more information, contact Harriet at 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

JBN Networking Lunch
Jan 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 other Jewish business professionals contact our event organizer about attending this meeting as a guest OR for information about membership.

To learn more about our group and our event speakers visit our website JBNAZ.org.

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