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LGBT Jewish Inclusion Project Presents a Community Break Fast

On Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 6:00pm, the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s LGBT Jewish Inclusion Project will present a Break Fast at a private member’s home.  Everyone is invited to join the gathering, which is conveniently located near the University of Arizona and the Arizona Inn. 

We recognize that the timing of synagogue services vary for the closure of the Yom Kippur holiday.  Please feel free to join us any time between 6-8 pm, as the buffet will be available for an extended period.

The event is free and will feature vegetarian and dairy entries.  RSVPs are a must in order for you to receive the address and directions.  RSVP to Ed Leven at the Jewish Federation by calling 577-9393 X128 or email:   For additional information, you may also contact Suzanne Amador at 577-9393 X 121. 

Please make your reservations for this free event no later than 3 pm on Thursday, October 2nd.

Come join us gather as a diverse and warm community to mark the closure of the holiest day in the Jewish Calendar.  We look forward to greeting you!


LGBT Jewish Inclusion Project: Fostering a Welcoming Community for LGBT Jews 

Celebrate Jewish Holidays and connect to the community of LGBT Jews in Tucson!

Join us for High Holidays, Hanukkah parties, Passover Seders, education and outreach events.

• Enhance your religious and/or spiritual life – Attend events with other LGBT Jews and allies, including study and discussion groups, speakers, monthly programs and services at welcoming congregations.
• Socialize with other LGBT Jews - Enjoy fun community outings, educational and cultural programming.
• Join together with other community organizations to give tzedakah, donate time, and be of service to help make our community better for needy LGBT youth, people living with HIV/AIDS, and other worthy charitable projects.

We need you to be a part of our vibrant and growing Jewish community! Tucson is a unique enclave in the Southwest, where LGBT-Jewish inclusion is thriving. We are your reference point for connecting with LGBT and Jewish resources, people, and information, here in Southern Arizona and in major cities around the world. To donate to Friends of LGBT Inclusion Project, click here.

Some of the upcoming programs and events include:
• Book Discussion Group: “The Matzo Ball Heiress” by Laurie Gwen Shapiro, March 23 @ Sagebrush Cantina

• 3rd Night Queer Seder – LGBT Jewish Inclusion Project Annual Passover Seder, April 16 @ Congregation Or Chadash. Read more about it. Click here to register.

• Rabbis’ Recommended Reading Book Club – "The Saturday Morning Murder: A Psychoanalytic Case" by Batya Gur. Discussion being led by Rabbi Helen Cohn, M'Kor Hayim, May 4 at JFSA.

• Shabbat Services – every other month at rotating congregations.

Donations are greatly appreciated and help support the full participation of all members of the Jewish Inclusion Project.

To sign up for our newsletter or update your information go here or contact Susan Silverman at 577-9393 ext 128 for any additional information

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