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Lone Wolf (Hart M. Schultz): Cowboy, Actor & Artist
Lone Wolf (Hart M. Schultz): Cowboy, Actor & Artist @ Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
Jun 21 – Aug 21 all-day
This premiere retrospective highlights the compelling career of artist Lone Wolf (Hart M. Schultz; 1883-1970), whose artwork bridged the diverse cultures of the Old and New West. The exhibition features a selection of Lone Wolf’s...
Monsters Under the Bed-Paintings & Drawings by Curt Kiwak
Monsters Under the Bed-Paintings & Drawings by Curt Kiwak @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Jul 8 – Sep 6 all-day
Curt treats the blank page as a mini-theater, a place where narratives unfold as a drawing takes shape. From a group of random forms, what once appeared to be a pillow on a bed may...
A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It – 2016 Spirit Program 9:00 am
A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It – 2016 Spirit Program @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim/Southwest Torah Institute
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the 2016 Spirit Team for “A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It,” two weeks of free, yeshiva-style learning with four dynamic rabbinical students from the Rabbinical Seminary of America in Queens, New...
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A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It – 2016 Spirit Program 9:00 am
A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It – 2016 Spirit Program @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim/Southwest Torah Institute
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the 2016 Spirit Team for “A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It,” two weeks of free, yeshiva-style learning with four dynamic rabbinical students from the Rabbinical Seminary of America in Queens, New...
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A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It – 2016 Spirit Program 9:00 am
A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It – 2016 Spirit Program @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim/Southwest Torah Institute
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the 2016 Spirit Team for “A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It,” two weeks of free, yeshiva-style learning with four dynamic rabbinical students from the Rabbinical Seminary of America in Queens, New...
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A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It – 2016 Spirit Program 9:00 am
A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It – 2016 Spirit Program @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim/Southwest Torah Institute
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the 2016 Spirit Team for “A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It,” two weeks of free, yeshiva-style learning with four dynamic rabbinical students from the Rabbinical Seminary of America in Queens, New...
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A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It – 2016 Spirit Program 9:00 am
A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It – 2016 Spirit Program @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim/Southwest Torah Institute
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the 2016 Spirit Team for “A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It,” two weeks of free, yeshiva-style learning with four dynamic rabbinical students from the Rabbinical Seminary of America in Queens, New...
Music & Me 10:00 am
Music & Me @ East Valley JCC
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Music & Me! A parent and child music class every Friday morning at the EVJCC. Taught by Hannah Creviston, Assistant Professor of Music at ASU, she uses an innovative curriculum to aid in developing musical...
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Kids Night Out 6:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bring the kids, ages 3 to 14, to the Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics Center where they’ll get to enjoy an exciting evening of gymnastics, dance, organized games, sports, jumping in a bounce house and on trampolines,...
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A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It – 2016 Spirit Program 9:00 am
A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It – 2016 Spirit Program @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim/Southwest Torah Institute
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the 2016 Spirit Team for “A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It,” two weeks of free, yeshiva-style learning with four dynamic rabbinical students from the Rabbinical Seminary of America in Queens, New...
Temple Beth Sholom EV Open House 11:00 am
Temple Beth Sholom EV Open House @ Temple Beth Sholom
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley is The only traditional Conservative Synagogue in the East Valley.   TBS EV has been serving the community for over 60 years.  We have wonderful programs for everyone, including...
Jewish Singles Sunday Brunch 11:30 am
Jewish Singles Sunday Brunch @ First Watch
Aug 7 @ 11:30 am
Jewish Singles of the Valley (JSOV), a social group for ages 40-plus, will be holding a Sunday Brunch on August 7 at First Watch, 13802 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. The Brunch is scheduled for...
Klezmania – Featuring Yale and Elizabeth Strom 3:00 pm
Klezmania – Featuring Yale and Elizabeth Strom @ Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
For over three decades, Yale Strom has been one of the world’s leading ethnographer-artists of klezmer music, history and culture. Since he began in 1981, Strom has been composing his own New Jewish music, which...
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Beginner’s Tai Chi 2:30 pm
Beginner’s Tai Chi @ Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley
Aug 8 @ 2:30 pm
Beginners’ Tai Chi: NEW CLASS 2:30 – 4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley Social Hall, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Open to the general public; no experience required. Repeats every Monday through...
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Cong. Anshei Israel Talmud on Tuesday 6:00 pm
Cong. Anshei Israel Talmud on Tuesday @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Talmud is an extensive compilation of teachings and opinions of thousands of rabbis over the centuries, covering matters of Jewish law, ethics, philosophy, history, customs, and more. We are currently studying Tractate Megillah. Learn about the law and...
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Ethical Will Workshop for our Jewish Community – Presented by JFCS of Southern Arizona 1:00 pm
Ethical Will Workshop for our Jewish Community – Presented by JFCS of Southern Arizona @ Handmaker
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jewish Family and Children’s Services will be presenting an Ethical Will Workshop for the Jewish Community on Thursday, August 11 from 1-3pm at Handmaker. (2221 North Rosemont Boulevard, Tucson.)   Rabbi Stephanie Aaron of Congregation Chaverim,...
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Music & Me 10:00 am
Music & Me @ East Valley JCC
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Music & Me! A parent and child music class every Friday morning at the EVJCC. Taught by Hannah Creviston, Assistant Professor of Music at ASU, she uses an innovative curriculum to aid in developing musical...
Downtown Shabbat 9:30 pm
Downtown Shabbat @ Jewish History Museum
Aug 12 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Shabbat rocks downtown! As part of our Monsoon Membership Madness, join Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon, the Armon Bizman Band and soloist Lindsey O’Shea at the Jewish History Museum for an innovative, inspirational expression of Shabbat....
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Simchat Shabbat Special Needs Services – Summer 2016 12:00 pm
Simchat Shabbat Special Needs Services – Summer 2016 @ Temple Emanuel
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Simchat Shabbat Special Needs Services  Nine 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 with...
Pokemon Go + TKA = Best Family-Friendly Open House Ever 4:30 pm
Pokemon Go + TKA = Best Family-Friendly Open House Ever @ Temple Kol Ami
Aug 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Temple Kol Ami will hold a family-friendly Open House Saturday, August 13 featuring guided tours, free pizza dinner, bounce house, splashpad … and even “Pokemon Go.” Temple Kol Ami just so happens to have a...
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Top Golf with Schmooze 10:00 am
Top Golf with Schmooze @ Top Golf
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Start the day off right on August 14th with a round of Top Golf and Schmooze friends! This event is for all Schmooze singles and couples (30s & 40s). The cost is $25 plus a...
Belakovskaia Chess Academy for Children – Fall 2016 Semester 12:00 pm
Belakovskaia Chess Academy for Children – Fall 2016 Semester @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm
WELCOME TO BELAKOVSKAIA CHESS ACADEMY – a Unique Fast-Learning Chess Program for Children in the Southwest U.S. THE UNIQUE TRAINING PROGRAM IS DESIGNED BY ANJELINA BELAKOVSKAIA – A 3-TIME U.S. WOMEN’S CHESS CHAMPION, WOMAN INTERNATIONAL GRANDMASTER, WORLD...
Tisha B’Av Service and Observance 1:00 pm
Tisha B’Av Service and Observance @ Beth El Congregation
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
All are welcome to Beth El’s Tisha B’Av Mincha service and observance.
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Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class 9:00 am
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Aug 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...
Beginner’s Tai Chi 2:30 pm
Beginner’s Tai Chi @ Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley
Aug 15 @ 2:30 pm
Beginners’ Tai Chi: NEW CLASS 2:30 – 4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley Social Hall, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Open to the general public; no experience required. Repeats every Monday through...
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Cong. Anshei Israel Talmud on Tuesday 6:00 pm
Cong. Anshei Israel Talmud on Tuesday @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Talmud is an extensive compilation of teachings and opinions of thousands of rabbis over the centuries, covering matters of Jewish law, ethics, philosophy, history, customs, and more. We are currently studying Tractate Megillah. Learn about the law and...
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Mahj Meetup 1:00 pm
Mahj Meetup @ Beth El Congregation
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us for friendly competition and fun at our Mahj Meetup. All skill levels are welcome. Mahj Experts are on hand to help with the beginners. Bring your 2016 Mah Jongg League Card and a...
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NowGen August Happy Hour 6:00 pm
NowGen August Happy Hour @ Salut Kitchen Bar
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join NowGen for the August Happy Hour at Salut Kitchen Bar in Tempe! They’ve got a full drink menu for us and the following drink specials! $5 Glasgow’s -Bombay gin, muddled strawberry, basil, and mint,...
My Fair Lady 7:30 pm
My Fair Lady @ Tempe Center for the Arts
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
 
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Music & Me 10:00 am
Music & Me @ East Valley JCC
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Music & Me! A parent and child music class every Friday morning at the EVJCC. Taught by Hannah Creviston, Assistant Professor of Music at ASU, she uses an innovative curriculum to aid in developing musical...
NEW! Cong. Anshei Israel “Rhythm and Ruach” Family Shabbat Service and Dinner 5:45 pm
NEW! Cong. Anshei Israel “Rhythm and Ruach” Family Shabbat Service and Dinner @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Aug 19 @ 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Help us create a new song! As we transition into the “Rhythm of Shabbat,” we will begin our service with a “Drum Circle” – we supply the instruments, you bring the rhythm! Percussion instruments will...
My Fair Lady 7:30 pm
My Fair Lady @ Tempe Center for the Arts
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
 
Summer Film Festival 7:30 pm
Summer Film Festival @ Grayhawk Community Association office
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm
Desert Foothills Jewish Community Association is presenting a Summer Film Festival. Films will be shown monthly following Shabbat services at 7:30 pm. The films will be shown at the Grayhawk Community Association office at 7940...
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My Fair Lady 2:00 pm
My Fair Lady @ Tempe Center for the Arts
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
 
Kids Night Out 6:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bring the kids, ages 3 to 14, to the Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics Center where they’ll get to enjoy an exciting evening of gymnastics, dance, organized games, sports, jumping in a bounce house and on trampolines,...
My Fair Lady 7:30 pm
My Fair Lady @ Tempe Center for the Arts
Aug 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
 
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USA Triathlon 2016 Splash & Dash Aquathlon 7:00 am
USA Triathlon 2016 Splash & Dash Aquathlon @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Aug 21 @ 7:00 am
The Tucson Jewish Community Center will host the only USA Triathlon Splash and Dash Youth Aquathlon in Arizona and the Southwest on Sunday, Aug. 21. Tucson is one of 45 cities across the United States...
USAT Splash and Dash 7:00 am
USAT Splash and Dash @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Aug 21 @ 7:00 am
Created by USA Triathlon for kids ages 7-15, this event is part of a national series to introduce youth to multi-sport competition. Includes running and swimming only! Jump in and give it a try! Register...
Blood Drive 8:00 am
Blood Drive @ Beth El Congregation
Aug 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come to a Blood Drive benefitting United Blood in Beth El’s parking lot. Perform a mitzvah to give a life-saving blood donation to those in need. Contact Lori at 602.499.3467 for to sign up for this...
We Like Your Type: Blood Drive at Temple Kol Ami 8:00 am
We Like Your Type: Blood Drive at Temple Kol Ami @ Temple Kol Ami
Aug 21 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Be a hero! Donate blood on Sunday, August 21 at Temple Kol Ami during our blood drive from 8AM to 1PM. Did you know … Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood....
Cong. Anshei Israel Welcome Back Party & Open House 12:00 pm
Cong. Anshei Israel Welcome Back Party & Open House @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
There’s no place like home… there’s no place like CAI! This “Wizard of Oz”-themed event will allow current synagogue members to see old friends after the summer break and make new ones, as well as...
Splash! Pool Party 12:30 pm
Splash! Pool Party @ Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
Aug 21 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a fun afternoon at The J’s new Aquatics Center! Two sparkling pools – Mermaid – 2,500-square-foot splash pad – 26-foot rock wall – Ice cream and more! FREE! BYOT – Bring Your...
My Fair Lady 7:30 pm
My Fair Lady @ Tempe Center for the Arts
Aug 21 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
 
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Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class 9:00 am
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Aug 22 @ 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...
Beginner’s Tai Chi 2:30 pm
Beginner’s Tai Chi @ Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley
Aug 22 @ 2:30 pm
Beginners’ Tai Chi: NEW CLASS 2:30 – 4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley Social Hall, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Open to the general public; no experience required. Repeats every Monday through...
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Cong. Anshei Israel Talmud on Tuesday 6:00 pm
Cong. Anshei Israel Talmud on Tuesday @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Talmud is an extensive compilation of teachings and opinions of thousands of rabbis over the centuries, covering matters of Jewish law, ethics, philosophy, history, customs, and more. We are currently studying Tractate Megillah. Learn about the law and...
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Lunch and Learn: Pirkei Avot 11:30 am
Lunch and Learn: Pirkei Avot @ Beth El Congregation
Aug 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Study Pirkei Avot with other adult learners while enjoying a delicious lunch and lively discussion for only $5 per person. RSVP to Nanci at 602.944.3359 ext. 123 or nsiegelmanson@bethelphoenix.com.
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Music & Me 10:00 am
Music & Me @ East Valley JCC
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Music & Me! A parent and child music class every Friday morning at the EVJCC. Taught by Hannah Creviston, Assistant Professor of Music at ASU, she uses an innovative curriculum to aid in developing musical...
Red Rocks Music Festival 7:30 pm
Red Rocks Music Festival @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Center
Aug 26 @ 7:30 pm
August 26, 2016 | 7:30pm Music From Five Centuries with Elmira Darvarova – violin and Howard Wall – French Horn. A US premiere by Stephen Brown, four Arizona premieres, Bach, Mozart & more. September 1,...
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Red Rocks Music Festival 7:30 pm
Red Rocks Music Festival @ Sedona Creative Life Center
Aug 27 @ 7:30 pm
August 27, 2016 | 7:30pm Music From Five Centuries with Elmira Darvarova – violin and Howard Wall – french-horn. A US premiere by Stephen Brown, four Arizona premieres, Bach, Mozart & more. September 3, 2016...
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Blanket Boosters 9:00 am
Blanket Boosters @ Beth El Congregation
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Join our knitting and crocheting group. Beginners are welcome, yarn and crochet hooks are provided. Blankets produced are donated to local organizations that help children in crisis. For more information, please contact Sandy at 602.249.3778...
Israel – ISIS – Iran: Mideast Streets Wind through the U.S. Election 10:00 am
Israel – ISIS – Iran: Mideast Streets Wind through the U.S. Election @ Beth El Congregation
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a presentation by guest speakers: Felice Friedson, President & CEO of The Media Line, and Michael Friedson, Co-Founder and Executive Editor of The Media Line. They will talk about the Mideast issues...
Project Jewish Love Meet and Mingle 10:00 am
Project Jewish Love Meet and Mingle @ Maverick Coffee
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
“Lets Get Coffee” Meet and Mingle Slow down, stay casual, and be at ease with Project Jewish Love on Sunday, May 15th at Maverick Coffee. We’ll spend some time together getting acquainted in a comfortable...
Meet & Greet Brunch 10:30 am
Meet & Greet Brunch @ Beth Emeth Congregation of the West Valley
Aug 28 @ 10:30 am
As we look forward to a joyous Rosh Hashanah, Beth Emeth Congregation will be hosting a meet and greet Brunch for prospective new members on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 10:30 AM. Rabbi Leo Abrami...
Ice Cream Social and Open House 11:00 am
Ice Cream Social and Open House @ Beth El Congregation
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Beth El Women’s League and Beth El Congregation present an ice cream social and open house featuring a ventriloquist show by Bobbie Ruben and an ice cream sundae bar with all the fixings. Free for...
Mitzvahs & More Expo 12:00 pm
Mitzvahs & More Expo @ JW Marriott Camelback Inn Golf Club - Lakeview Ballroom
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Experience the only interactive special event planning expo produced for the Phoenix Jewish community. WIN RAFFLE PRIZES | TASTE FOOD | ENJOY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT | PLAN YOUR EVENT IN ONE DAY Mitzvahs & More Expo is...
August Ice Cream Social 1:00 pm
August Ice Cream Social @ Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm
August Ice Cream Social ​(just because it’s hot, why not?) Sunday, 28 AUG 2016, 1:00pm AZ Jewish Historical Society’s Bungalow. All ages are invited.
Jewish Community Day 1:10 pm
Jewish Community Day @ Chase Field
Aug 28 @ 1:10 pm
The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Jewish Community invite you and your family to come out for a D-backs game as they take on the Reds on Sunday, August 28. A special offer was created for...
Monsters Under the Bed-Paintings and Drawings by Curt Kiwak ARTIST’S RECEPTION 2:00 pm
Monsters Under the Bed-Paintings and Drawings by Curt Kiwak ARTIST’S RECEPTION @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Aug 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Curt treats the blank page as a mini-theater, a place where narratives unfold as a drawing takes shape. From a group of random forms, what once appeared to be a pillow on a bed may...
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Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class 9:00 am
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Aug 29 @ 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...
Beginner’s Tai Chi 2:30 pm
Beginner’s Tai Chi @ Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley
Aug 29 @ 2:30 pm
Beginners’ Tai Chi: NEW CLASS 2:30 – 4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley Social Hall, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Open to the general public; no experience required. Repeats every Monday through...
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Cong. Anshei Israel Talmud on Tuesday 6:00 pm
Cong. Anshei Israel Talmud on Tuesday @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Talmud is an extensive compilation of teachings and opinions of thousands of rabbis over the centuries, covering matters of Jewish law, ethics, philosophy, history, customs, and more. We are currently studying Tractate Megillah. Learn about the law and...
Project Jewish Love’s Are you Date Ready Workshop 6:00 pm
Project Jewish Love’s Are you Date Ready Workshop @ Please email for address
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Looking for Love in Your Life? Get Ready to Date! Save the dates for Project Jewish Love’s Exclusive Dating with Intention Workshop Series. Course dates will be August 30th, September 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th....
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