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Apr
5
Thu
Expresso Yourself: Jewish Family & Children’s Service’s Creative Aging Program’s April Memory Café to JFCS Senior Chorus @ Beth El Congregation
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Jewish Family & Children’s Service is pleased to announce its April Memory Café will feature an interactive sing-along with the JFCS Senior Chorus, The Sunshine Singers, at Beth El Congregation, 1118 W. Glendale Avenue in Phoenix on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 10 to 11:30 am.

The Sunshine Singers, who are part of the Creative Aging program of JFCS, have been rehearsing together for several months, led by the talented Daniel Kurek.

The Café is a meeting place for those with changes in their thinking or memory, mild cognitive impairment or dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder, along with their care partners.  Offered on the first Thursday of the month, each Café has a new theme and includes meaningful, fun activities to engage the participants and stimulate their minds and bodies. Socialization is a key component to the cafés, as they are meant to be a place to relax, meet others and have fun in a nurturing and accepting environment.

Feb
12
Tue
Fresh Perspective: Supporting Jews With Special Needs @ Congregation Or Tzion
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

“Special Needs” – “Disability” – “Inclusion” – so many ways to describe individuals in our community who have differences. Come hear what those words mean to a mother of a young adult, a disability agency, and an individual. Rabbi Nate Crane will moderate a panel through which these speakers can tell their stories sharing what support means to them in both the secular and Jewish communities. Learn how best to help in various situations and get involved in a way that makes sense to you.
Panelists Amy DL Hummell of Gesher Disability Resources, Sharon Landay, and Barton. Facilitated by Rabbi Crane of Congregation Or Tzion and Hagigah.

 

 

 

Feb
24
Sun
Gesher watches Hava Nagila @ Harkins Shea 14
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival and Gesher Disability Resources present Hava Nagila the movie.

FREE TO ATTEND
SENSORY-SENSITIVE SCREENING OF THIS HILARIOUS DOCUMENTARY

“IT’S NOT JUST A SONG, IT’S AN EVENT,” OFFERS JOSH KUN, ONE OF THE ACADEMICS WHO SPEAKS ON THE MYSTERY, HISTORY AND MEANING OF “HAVA NAGILA.”

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