Schmooze/AVIV Havdallah @ Central Phoenix (location to be e-mailed to those who RSVP)
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Please join Schmooze for a Havdallah event on Saturday, June 11. The event will be hosted at a private Frank Lloyd Wright home in Phoenix near 12th Avenue & Bethany Home Road. Note that we will not be having children in attendance at this event due to no fencing around the pool in the back yard. This event is in partnership with AVIV of Arizona ( There is no cost to attend. Schmooze and AVIV will provide drinks and refreshments though you are of course welcome to bring something if you wish.

Parking information and a specific address will be e-mailed to everyone who RSVP’s through the following link:

You can find more details and also let us know if we should be on the lookout for you through the Facebook event page ( or Meetup event page (

We look forward to introducing you to other singles and couples in their 30s & 40s as well as to our AVIV of Arizona friends for this fun-filled evening!

Klezmer Music Festival @ East Valley JCC
Jan 13 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The East Valley JCC in Chandler will present its first Klezmer Fest in January 2019, which features two community events.


The screening of the documentary “The Last Klezmer: Leopold Kozlowski, His Life and Music,” followed by a musical performance by the film’s director and Klezmer expert Yale Strom, will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10 at Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler.


A Klezmer Music Festival will take place noon-5 p.m. at the East Valley JCC, 908 N. Alma School Road, Chandler. The event will feature musical performances by Yale Strom, the Rural Street Klezmer Band and Jerusafunk.


The music festival will also include a Yiddish experience, with genealogy workshops, Yiddish poetry readings and songs, lectures and crafts. There will also be children’s activities, such as inflatables, face-painting and a petting zoo, as well as a Kosher Jewish Food Experience.

Tickets for the Jan. 10 event are $15. Tickets for the Klezmer Music Festival on Jan. 13 are $15, adults, $5 children up to age 12.


To purchase tickets, visit or call 480-897-0588. Group tickets are available for $12 each for groups of 12 or more.

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