WELCOME TO THE ZOHAR INTRODUCTORY SESSION @ Temple Emanu-El
Aug 16 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
JLL - JEWISH LIFELONG LEARNING WELCOME TO THE ZOHAR with Rabbi Sandy Seltzer Introductory Session: Thursday, August 16th. This orientation class is the start to learning the Zohar. This summary class will give the participant an overview of what to expect during the 2018-2019 classes. The Zohar is the great, medieval compendium of mysticism, myth, and esoteric teaching. It is Continue Reading
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Jewish Novels Book Group facilitated by Linda Levine Enjoy the many flavors of Jewish novels, from the modernist masterpiece, Call It Sleep, to the darkly sophisticated, Waking Lions. More great reads will be announced at future meetings. Thursdays: Aug 16, Sept 20, Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 20. Aug 16: Call it Sleep by Herbert Roth, facilitated by Barbara Brumer Continue Reading
Biblical Breakthroughs @ Southwest Torah Institute
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Get a "life lift" every Friday! Join Rabbi Becker for stimulating and provocative discussions based on the Torah portion, the Talmud and commentaries. Each week participants together will "plunge" into the sacred texts leading to challenging questions and healthy debate. In our pursuit of truth our thoughts crystallize and we emerge each week with "breakthrough" lessons that reshape our values, Continue Reading
Seeking Shabbat Service preceded by Wine & Cheese @ Temple Emanu-El
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm
SEEKING SHABBAT SERVICE preceded by Wine & Cheese at 5:00 pm. Beat the heat! Come celebrate and welcome Shabbat in a unique, cool, Temple Emanu-El way! Starting June 8th, then every Friday night through August! 5:00 pm -- Wine & Cheese 5:30 pm -- Seeking Shabbat Service with Rabbi Batsheva Appel, and Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hochberg.
Family Shabbat Experience Service & Dinner at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Aug 17 @ 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm
With our families, we welcome Shabbat with rhythm, movement, ruach (spirit) and song. Then we’ll share Shabbat dinner, followed by Open Lounge in the Linda Roy Youth Center with games and fun. Dinner $25 per family (two adults & up to 4 children) for CAI members; guest family $30; adults (13+) $10 per person. RSVP a must by Aug. 13.
SHABBAT MORNING SERVICE & HIKE on Mt. Lemmon, Box Springs @ Mt. Lemmon at Box Spring
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
SHABBAT MORNING SERVICE & HIKE at Mt. Lemmon, Box Springs Join Temple Emanu-El Wandering Jews and Rabbi Batsheva Appel as we hike from Catalina Highway to the Box Springs trail intersection. Enjoy a lovely Shabbat morning service in the natural sanctuary that God created! Our hike is about 4 miles round-trip and is rated moderately difficult with some steep & Continue Reading
Torah Study @ Congregation Or Chadash
Aug 18 @ 8:30 am – 10:45 am
Torah is at the heart of who and what we are. Our discussions are lively and thought-provoking as we delve into how Torah wisdom impacts ourselves and our world today. The group is lay led, and knowledge of Hebrew is not required. Rabbi Louchheim joins as often as he can. No registration required.
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
"Too Jewish" with Rabbi Sam Cohon and Friends plays every Sunday morning at 9:00 am on radio station KVOI AM 1030 in Tucson, KAPR 930 AM in Douglas, Bisbee, and Sierra Vista at 9:00 am, and on KJAA 1240 AM in Globe at 9:00 am. "Too Jewish" named one of top 10 Jewish Podcasts in America - READ MORE Upcoming Guests: February Continue Reading
Congregation Or Chadash Mini Jewish Food Festival @ Congregation Or Chadash
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Our famous mini Jewish food festival featuring samples from some of the best caterers in Tucson! This year's festival is being highlighted with Kingfisher's Pastry Chef, Marianne Banes, challenging our own Rabbi Louchheim to a baking "duel off championship"!
BBYO Fall Kick-Off @ Ace of Escape
Aug 19 @ 12:45 pm – 3:00 pm
BBYO is a program to give Jewish teens in grades 8-12 a space to be active leaders, while leaving time for them to have fun, and gain meaningful experiences with a lasting connection to the Jewish people. All Jewish teens in high school are invited to participate.
Hadassah Southern Arizona Paint Party @ Jewish Federation Northwest
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hadassah invites everyone to come paint with us and have a good time! $36 includes all supplies and snacks. Proceeds go to Young Judaea Scholarships: help send a kid to camp! RSVP by August 9 to Cathy Olswing, 3748 N. Sabino Ridge Place, Tucson, AZ 85750, with your $36 check made out to Hadassah.
Desert Melodies Sings Summer Classics @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm
“The Best of Broadway”…..listen to your favorite songs from your favorite shows! Guys & Dolls, Grease, West Side Story, Cabaret, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Chicago and many more! Fabulous vocals and a live band make this a performance you don’t want to miss!
Taste of Judaism @ Tucson JCC
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Temple Emanu-El is proud to offer A Taste of Judaism. Rabbi Batsheva Appel and Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hochberg will lead an open, interactive, family-friendly exploration of Judaism in three, two-hour sessions on Spirituality, Values, and Community. This free introductory class includes delicious “tastes” of traditional Jewish foods prepared by Temple’s Women of Reform Judaism. Child care and a complementary children's Continue Reading
Parent-Tot Class at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Open to the public, this FREE weekly class for children up to 24-months in age and their parent(s) is a great way to meet other parents, exchange experiences, and provide an opportunity for the children to play together and engage in age-appropriate activities. We also read a book from PJ Library twice a month. New facilitator Lindsey Embree taught 1st Continue Reading
Integral Jewish Meditation @ Congregation Bet Shalom
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Spiritual Awakening is the experiential realization that you are infinitely more than the sum of your thoughts and feelings. Beyond your mind is a radiant field of awareness, free from negativity and connected to the aliveness of the present moment. Get free from stress and open to wellness, joy and peace through Jewish chanting, meditation and teachings with Brian Yosef Continue Reading
Talmud on Tuesday at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Talmud is an extensive compilation of teachings and opinions of thousands of rabbis over the centuries, covering matters of Jewish law, ethics, philosophy, history, customs, and more. We are currently studying Tractate Shabbat. Learn about the law and lore in the Talmud with Rabbi Robert Eisen as we dig deep into living Judaism. Open to all.