J Kids


An intimate Israeli bar mitzvah

Planning a bar mitzvah is stressful enough, but what if you had moved to an area where there wasn’t a large Jewish community and no Jewish day school? Such was the case for Mark Aronauer and his husband, Jack. They lived in Phoenix when their son, Mason, was in 3rd and 4th grade and he…



ASU Kerr Cultural Center 6110 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale 480-596-2660 • asukerr.com ASU Kerr is the elegant, affordable, private event leader in Scottsdale. Rentals include top-notch professional sound and lighting, tables, chairs, parking and the freedom to bring your own insured caterer. Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort 5001 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale 480-421-5541 scottsdale.embassysuites.com…


Kids & Teens Event Calendar October 2017

Ongoing: Club J at the Valley of the Sun JCC Provides after-school programming ranging from sports to cooking and crafts to Israeli culture and more for those in K-8. Transportation from nearby schools available. Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center, 12701 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-634-4949 or youth@vosjcc.org, vosjcc.org. J Care at the East…


Splashin’ Summer Fun

Remember one of the best parts of summer as a kid was running through the sprinkler? The modern version of that experience is the splash pad. You can let the kids cool off (or join them!) without having to find a pool. Enjoy! Check on one of the websites below to find a park with…


J Kids & teens too Summer Calendar

Through Sept. 3 (Sundays) S.T.E.A.M. Sundays at the Children’s Museum Tucson, 200 S 6th Ave., Tucson. Features S.T.E.A.M.-based (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) educational programming on Sundays, with reduced admission all day of only $3 per person. 520-792-9985 or childrensmuseumtucson.org. June 2 Tot Shabbat at 5:45-7:15 pm at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E 5th St.,…


Candy Sweets Stole my dignity!

I admit it. I’m an infomercial addict. It started when I was 10 and pooled all of my savings to buy an album set called “Easy Listening” that included “Brandy” by Looking Glass and “The Dock of the Bay” by Otis Redding. After weeks of anticipation, my beloved album set arrived, scratched and busted up…

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