Calendar

Mar 1 – Apr 20 all-day
Women's History Month @ Beth Shalom Temple Center | Green Valley | Arizona | United States
A multi-media art presentation in honor of Women's History Month. The art was created by our congregation's ladies. Call 520-648-6690 for details.
Mar 15 – May 31 all-day
Fluid Identities Exhibition @ Jewish History Museum | Tucson | Arizona | United States
An exhibition of the New Mexico History Museum on New Mexican Crypto-Jews in the late 20th Century.
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Judith Feldman, a longtime Jewish community member, has formed a weekly group specifically for creating handcrafted needlework and knitting items for tzedakah donations within the Jewish Tucson community. Primarily crocheting and needlework, this group meets regularly to create original items for donation. No experience required, all ability levels welcome. Participants will bring their own supplies, but let us help teach Continue Reading
You are invited to join our weekly afternoon mah jongg circle of friends! We meet Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Jewish Federation Northwest Division, 190 W. Magee Rd., Ste. 162 Participants should bring: their own National Mah Jongg League Card (our office does not sell cards), $1 tzedakah donation to Jewish Federation Northwest, $4 for the Continue Reading
Kibbitz & Schmear Open House - Bagels, Coffee and Friendship! @ Jewish Federation Northwest | Oro Valley | Arizona | United States
Meet up with your friends every Thursday at 10 a.m. for a 90-minute open house style friendship group! Start your day with a smile! Join us for free coffee and bagels, a little nosh and a little kibbitz, a little laughter and a little friendship. We'll have special guests join us throughout the year in honor of special topics and Continue Reading
"Read It & Meet" Book Discussion at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
The book selection is The Black Widow by Daniel Silva, with moderator Eric Flank. Book discussions are held once a month and are open to everyone. We discuss selected books by Jewish authors or with Jewish content, and share our experiences, reactions, and ideas. Moderators facilitate each discussion.
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm
The Chocolate Seder @ Tucson Jewish Community Center | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Let’s celebrate and learn about Passover in a sweet way… with chocolate at the Tucson J's award winning, annual Chocolate Passover Seder. Join us at The J, meet new friends and families, and get in the Passover mood at our Chocolate Seder. $3 in advance/ $5 per person at the door (space permitting)
Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Needlework Tucson Chapter - Spring Sessions @ Jewish Federation Northest | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Join our closeknit Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Needlework, Tucson Chapter, as they create handmade items using a variety of needlework skills. Beginners and experienced artisans alike are welcome to this lively one hour monthly meeting. Meetings are always the 1st Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. barring any Jewish holiday celebration or Jewish Federation office closures. Note: Pomegranate Guild Continue Reading
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Judith Feldman, a longtime Jewish community member, has formed a weekly group specifically for creating handcrafted needlework and knitting items for tzedakah donations within the Jewish Tucson community. Primarily crocheting and needlework, this group meets regularly to create original items for donation. No experience required, all ability levels welcome. Participants will bring their own supplies, but let us help teach Continue Reading
You are invited to join our weekly afternoon mah jongg circle of friends! We meet Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Jewish Federation Northwest Division, 190 W. Magee Rd., Ste. 162 Participants should bring: their own National Mah Jongg League Card (our office does not sell cards), $1 tzedakah donation to Jewish Federation Northwest, $4 for the Continue Reading
Kibbitz & Schmear Open House - Bagels, Coffee and Friendship! @ Jewish Federation Northwest | Oro Valley | Arizona | United States
Meet up with your friends every Thursday at 10 a.m. for a 90-minute open house style friendship group! Start your day with a smile! Join us for free coffee and bagels, a little nosh and a little kibbitz, a little laughter and a little friendship. We'll have special guests join us throughout the year in honor of special topics and Continue Reading
Apr 6 @ 4:30 pm
Holiday Art Workshop @ Congregation Or Chadash | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Create a beautiful hand-painted wine glass or bowl (for saltwater) to enhance your festive Passover table. An art workshop for grown-ups, just in time for Passover, with local artist Ann Lapidus. RSVP to 512-8500 by April 3
Apr 7 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Gallery Chat: Reckoning with Forced Removal @ Jewish History Museum | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Marc David Pinate, Production Director of Borderlands Theater, will explain the history of the forced removal and demolition of Mexican-American life in Barrio Libre, and the attempt to remember and reclaim that history through public theater, oral history, and civic engagement in the Barrio Stories Project.
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – May 7 @ 1:00 pm
Moviemaking Class @ Tucson Jewish Community Center | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Join Jeffrey Cooper, president of CUT Entertainment Group, for an introduction to dramatic, narrative motion picture storytelling. Students will write, shoot and edit a series of exploratory exercises with the goal of creating compelling characters and telling emotionally-engaging stories. Techniques practiced include the importance of camera placement to create drama and the psychological effects of camera movement. Please bring your Continue Reading
You are invited to join our weekly afternoon mah jongg circle of friends! We meet Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Jewish Federation Northwest Division, 190 W. Magee Rd., Ste. 162 Participants should bring: their own National Mah Jongg League Card (our office does not sell cards), $1 tzedakah donation to Jewish Federation Northwest, $4 for the Continue Reading
STARS OF DAVID – A MUSICAL CELEBRATION @ Berger Performing Arts Center | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Arizona Onstage Productions Presents this musical revue, based on the best-selling book by Abigail Pogrebin, that celebrates the identity of some of the most well-known Jewish personalities, and how their faith affects their lives. With humor and huge heart, we get an in-depth look at some unfamiliar stories of famous Jews rarely shared before. Playing April 15th at 7pm April Continue Reading
You are invited to join our weekly afternoon mah jongg circle of friends! We meet Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Jewish Federation Northwest Division, 190 W. Magee Rd., Ste. 162 Participants should bring: their own National Mah Jongg League Card (our office does not sell cards), $1 tzedakah donation to Jewish Federation Northwest, $4 for the Continue Reading
Enjoy a selection of talented music by local groups and individuals in a variety of musical genres, while celebrating the multicultural mosaic of our heritage. Hosted by Roza Simkhovich. Wednesday, February 15 at 6:30 pm. The Arizona Symphonic Winds under the direction of László Veres with a tribute to Jewish American composers Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein and others. Continue Reading
The Celebration of Heritage Concerts @ Tucson Jewish Community Center | Tucson | Arizona | United States
REGISTER NOW Enjoy a selection of talented music by local groups and individuals in a variety of musical genres, while celebrating the multicultural mosaic of our heritage. Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8 pm February 15th: The Arizona Symphonic Winds, under the direction of László Veres March 15th: Cantor Janece E. Cohen & Choir April 19th: Camerata Sonora choir May 17th: Remembering Continue Reading
"Mediterranean Moments" by Chuck Albanese @ Madaras Gallery | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Madaras Gallery on Swan presents Mediterranean Moments. Explore the remote villages of Italy and Greece through this one-man show featuring the paintings of Chuck Albanese.
Book Reading by Holocaust Survivors at Handmaker @ Handmaker, in the Great Room | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Please join us at Handmaker at 10am on Friday April 21, 2017 to hear the personal stories of local Holocaust Survivors who will be sharing excerpts from the book “To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona.”
Apr 21 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Art and Totalitarianism @ Holocaust History Center | Tucson | Arizona | United States
In 1937 the Nazis held the Entartete Kunst (Degenerate Art) exhibition, an ideological move intended to censor and dismantle the individual creativity of modern artists. This talk will explore the context regarding the exhibition as well as investigate the impact of not only censorship, but also the Nazi’s comparison of modern artists with those suffering from mental illness. In partnership Continue Reading
Apr 21 @ 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Family Shabbat Israel Night at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Share an interactive and upbeat Shabbat celebration for families, followed by an Israeli-style dinner, Israeli dancing and an Israeli trivia bowl. As with our past Family Shabbat service, we will welcome Shabbat with rhythm, with movement, with ruach and with song. Join us and make friends, build community, learn about Judaism, and have fun! $25 per family (two adults & Continue Reading
TSO Just for Kids Four Free Concerts for Kids! @ Tucson Jewish Community Center  | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Sunday, April 23 at 2 pm Piano Trio and Friends: “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” The Bear family was in an uproar. Enjoy this delightful retelling of the classic tale composed by TSO violinist Michael Fan.
Book Club with friends of Jewish Federation's Northwest Division & Hadassah @ Jewish Federation Northwest | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Join Jewish Federation's Northwest Division and Hadassah friends as we discuss timely Jewish-themed titles and share conversation and snacks! January 23: People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks February 27: By Fire By Water by Mitchell Kaplan March 27: Life In a Jar by Jack Mayer May 22: Someone Knows My Name by Lawrence Hill April session is cancelled due Continue Reading
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Judith Feldman, a longtime Jewish community member, has formed a weekly group specifically for creating handcrafted needlework and knitting items for tzedakah donations within the Jewish Tucson community. Primarily crocheting and needlework, this group meets regularly to create original items for donation. No experience required, all ability levels welcome. Participants will bring their own supplies, but let us help teach Continue Reading
You are invited to join our weekly afternoon mah jongg circle of friends! We meet Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Jewish Federation Northwest Division, 190 W. Magee Rd., Ste. 162 Participants should bring: their own National Mah Jongg League Card (our office does not sell cards), $1 tzedakah donation to Jewish Federation Northwest, $4 for the Continue Reading
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Israel Solidarity Shabbat at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Join us as we show our solidarity with The Land, with our people, in honor and celebration of “Tucson Celebrates Israel 69.” Israel Is Real ... And So Is Our Relationship with Her. KOL OD BALEIVAV … as long as our hearts beat strong with the passion of “The Hope,” so will our dream be forever renewed …
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm
Syrian Cooking Class @ Tucson Jewish Community Center | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Syrian Refugee Chef Shahd will introduce you to Syrian cuisine as she shares her expertise in creating delectable Syrian dishes. Sunday, April 30 3-6 pm $70/ $65 J members
Painting The World Jewish: Basic Watercolor Techniques on Jewish Themes @ Tucson Jewish Community Center | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Create your own watercolor paintings and gain a better understanding of color and how to paint with watercolors. You will be learning painting fundamentals while exploring Jewish themes. Materials list will be distributed prior to the course. Ann Marcus Lapidus has been teaching art for over 20 years. Currently, she is a teaching artist at the Tucson Museum of Art Continue Reading