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Aug
28
Tue
Jewish Sparks workshop: “High Holidays and a Whole New You” @ East Valley JCC
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Spark your Jewish journey, create meaningful Jewish experiences and illuminate your understanding of the basics of Judaism.

Join us for a new free EVJCC workshop for adults that explores ways to enhance your Jewish cultural connection through music, food and hands-on activities that boost your understanding of each month’s topic.

Drop in for one or come to all! All workshops are held at 7 p.m. the East Valley JCC. Free to attend, with an $18 suggested donation. To register, email andre@evjcc.org.

For a full schedule of upcoming topics, visit bit.ly/JewishSparks.

 

Oct
3
Wed
Jewish Sparks @ East Valley JCC
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a new free EVJCC workshop for adults that explores ways to enhance your Jewish cultural connection through music, food and hands-on activities that boost your understanding of each month’s topic. Taught by Andre Ivory, EVJCC program director.

The Oct. 3 topic is “Shabbat: The Difference Between Holiness and Everything Else.”

Oct
22
Mon
Parenting class @ East Valley JCC
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The East Valley JCC’s Early Childhood Education Center presents a free monthly parenting class series with Dr. Michael Cohen. Oct. 22: Specific Behavioral Management Strategies and the Challenges of Shared Caretaking: The purpose of common behavioral strategies will be summarized as will the pros and cons of each approach. What is the impact of shared caretaking or parenting and how can problems be solved?

The class is free. Childcare is available for $15 per child. Reservations are required by Oct. 12. pam@@evjcc.org or 480-897-0588.

Nov
6
Tue
Jewish Sparks @ East Valley JCC
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a free EVJCC workshop for adults that explores ways to enhance your Jewish cultural connection through music, food and hands-on activities that boost your understanding of each month’s topic. Taught by Andre Ivory, EVJCC program director.

The Nov. 6 topic is “Israel: Home Away From Home.”

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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