Calendar

Dec 12 all-day
PJ Library & PJ Our Way Get Together Events @ Your Home, The Park, etc.
12:00 am
PJ Library in Southern Arizona  GET TOGETHER CHALLENGE PJ Library challenges our PJ families to have at least 118 Get Togethers! Remember it doesn't have to be perfect - it just has to be together! For each GET TOGETHER you have, your name will be entered into a raffle to win a $ 100 Visa gift card from PJ Library Continue Reading
Men’s Mishnah Class @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim
Dec 12 @ 6:15 am – 7:15 am
Men's Mishnah Class @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim | Tucson | Arizona | United States
6:15 am
Learn the Mishnah every morning with Rabbi Israel Becker, Monday-Friday 6:15 AM, Shabbos 8:15 AM and Sundays and Major Secular Holidays 7:15 AM.
Ruth’s Story: Faith Unshaken @ Southwest Torah Institute
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Ruth’s Story: Faith Unshaken @ Southwest Torah Institute
10:00 am
Jewish Learning for Women – with Esther Becker The Book of Ruth is the greatest rags to riches story of all time. Intertwined in this stirring saga of passion, courage, loyalty and faith are timeless lessons that provide us with purpose and direction as we live our daily lives. Join Esther as she leads participants on an uplifting, hands-on interactive Continue Reading
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
AIPAC Tucson Annual Event
6:00 pm
AIPAC Tucson Annual Event December 12, 20196:00 pm – 9:00 pmContact: AIPAC Arizona Office, 602-277-3318, [email protected]  
Applications due for the Tracing Roots Inter-generational Program @ Handmaker
12:00 am
Hebrew High will again be partnering with Handmaker for the Tracing Roots Intergenerational program beginning in January at Handmaker. Applications are now available on the Hebrew High website at http://bit.ly/34YL2jy, and are due to Nanci Levy at [email protected] by December 13th. This year we are also pleased to pass along that the JFSA’s Hebrew High received a grant from Legacy Continue Reading
Men’s Mishnah Class @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim
Dec 13 @ 6:15 am – 7:15 am
Men's Mishnah Class @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim | Tucson | Arizona | United States
6:15 am
Learn the Mishnah every morning with Rabbi Israel Becker, Monday-Friday 6:15 AM, Shabbos 8:15 AM and Sundays and Major Secular Holidays 7:15 AM.
Biblical Breakthroughs @ Southwest Torah Institute
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Biblical Breakthroughs @ Southwest Torah Institute | Tucson | Arizona | United States
12:00 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
Dec 13 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
5:45 pm
Scholar-in-Residence Weekend – Friday, Dec. 13 – Saturday, Dec. 14 Join us for a special dramatic and musical weekend! Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles, CA will be our guest. Hillary completed her cantorial investiture, rabbinical ordination, and a Masterʼs degree in Sacred Music at the Jewish Theological Seminary before joining the staff of Temple Continue Reading
Men’s Mishnah Class @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim
Dec 14 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Men's Mishnah Class @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim | Tucson | Arizona | United States
8:15 am
Learn the Mishnah every morning with Rabbi Israel Becker: Monday-Friday 6:15 AM, Shabbos 8:15 AM, Sundays and Major Secular Holidays 7:15 AM.
Torah Study @ Congregation Or Chadash
Dec 14 @ 8:30 am – 10:45 am
Torah Study @ Congregation Or Chadash | Tucson | Arizona | United States
8:30 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.    
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
9:00 am
Scholar-in-Residence Weekend – Friday, Dec. 13 – Saturday, Dec. 14 Join us for a special dramatic and musical weekend! Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles, CA will be our guest. Hillary completed her cantorial investiture, rabbinical ordination, and a Masterʼs degree in Sacred Music at the Jewish Theological Seminary before joining the staff of Temple Continue Reading
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Bet Shalom & PJ Library Present Tot Shabbat at Bet Shalom @ Congregation Bet Shalom
10:30 am
Beth Shalom & PJ Library Present TOT SHABBAT AT BET SHALOM with Lisa Schacter-Brooks Come dance, sing and pray with puppets, scarves, and stories! Featuring PJ library books and other interactive activities for children newborn to 5 years old & their parents. FREE!  Saturday mornings at 10:30 am in the CBS Midrash
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am
Book Reading w/Sula Miller @ Bookman's North
11:00 am
Join Bookmans for short reading and discussion with Sula Miller Author of "Welcome to...the Widows Club" with a post-reading Q&A. Join Bookmans for short reading and discussion with Sula Miller Author of "Welcome to...the Widows Club". This event will include a short reading from the book and a Q&A followed by an opportunity to purchase your copy of "Welcome...to the Continue Reading
BBYO Global Shabbat @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm
BBYO Global Shabbat @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
6:00 pm
Open to all BBYO teens (Members & non-members), family and friends welcome! Join us for Mountain Region's Global Shabbat 2019! BBYO is celebrating Shabbat all across the world over the weekend of December 13th. This year's theme is "With All Our Might."  Please join us for this memorable program; we will be celebrating Havdallah and have the opportunity to hear from Continue Reading
Cantors’ Concert at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Cantors' Concert at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
7:00 pm
Cantors' Concert "Hadeish Yameinu K’kedem: Renewing Our Days as of Old" Old meets new in this musical experience with CAI’s own Cantorial Soloist Nichole Chorny and her sister-in-law Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles, CA. Immerse yourself in the nostalgia of your musical favorites interwoven with contemporary compositions that highlight the best of what’s new in Continue Reading
Men’s Mishnah Class @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim
Dec 15 @ 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Men's Mishnah Class @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim | Tucson | Arizona | United States
7:15 am
Learn the Mishnah every morning with Rabbi Israel Becker: Monday-Friday 6:15 AM, Shabbos 8:15 AM, Sundays and Major Secular Holidays 7:15 AM.
Annual Hot Chocolate Holiday Run @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Dec 15 @ 7:45 am
Annual Hot Chocolate Holiday Run @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
7:45 am
Start the holidays off right with some exercise and a treat at the end! Join us at The J for our 2nd Annual Holiday Fun Run Series and participate in a 10K, 5K or 1K Run/Walk. The 10K/5K will be a timed run/walk, while the 1K is a non-timed fun event that you can run or walk, starting in our Continue Reading
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
B'Yahad/Mishpacha Hanukkah Program at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
9:00 am
Everyone is welcome! “Crypto-Jews ... Are We?” will equip our children with the tools to be proud of who they are as Jews through hands-on Hanukkah activities about hidden Jewish traditions of Crypto-Jews. We’ll then have a Hanukkah Party with food & music, followed by a Maccabiah sporting competition; concluding with a Hanukkiah Torch Run Lighting. It’s all free, but Continue Reading
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Too Jewish Radio Show
9:00 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: December Continue Reading
Adult Education Class at CAI: Hanukkah @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 15 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Adult Education Class at CAI: Hanukkah @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
9:15 am
Rabbi Robert Eisen will present “Wonder of Wonders, Miracle of Miracles.” That is what HANUKKAH is about ... right? And yet, we are told that we are not supposed to rely on miracles. So ... what is the real miracle of this holiday? Is it faith? Or, is it “fate”? Join us for this Adult Studies Kollel after which attendees Continue Reading
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am
Handmaker Lecture with Yosef Lopez @ Handmaker
10:00 am
Greek Influence on Jewish Living Learn about the influence of the Greeks on Jewish life from Hellenistic times to the present with Yosef Lopez from Congregation Bet Shalom.
Hanukkah Spectacular! @ Temple Emanu-El
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hanukkah Spectacular! @ Temple Emanu-El
10:00 am
Celebrate Hanukkah with the Strauss ECE  and the Kurn Religious School! Join the whole Kurn Religious School and the Strauss ECE as we sing, dance, act, and play music in celebration of Hanukkah this year. Let us show you what we’ve been working on! Everyone from the Torah Tots to the Hebrew School students to the Madrichim will participate. Come and Continue Reading
Beginner’s Hebrew for Women @ Southwest Torah Institute
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Beginner's Hebrew for Women @ Southwest Torah Institute
11:00 am
With 40 years of teaching, Esther Becker has developed a style that is sure to work for you. With Esther’s tried and proven techniques you’re never too old, or inexperienced to learn Hebrew!
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
CBS Introduction to Judaism with Rabbi Sam Cohon @ Congregation Beit Simcha | Tucson | Arizona | United States
1:00 pm
A comprehensive introduction to Jewish concepts, texts, theology, history, calendar, holidays, life-cycle events and culture taught in an interactive and participatory style by Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon. Learn the basics of Judaism, and explore the central books of Jewish tradition, including the Torah, Prophets, Writings, Mishna, Gemara, Midrash, Codes and Liturgy. This Congregation Beit Simch class is a required course Continue Reading
Dec 15 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
PJ Library and THA present Dreidel Mania @ Tucson Hebrew Academy
3:30 pm
PJ LIBRARY'S DREIDEL MANIA Join us for a fun dreidel filled afternoon with the Old Lady Who Swallowed A Dreidel! PJ story time with the infamous Rabbi Billy, dreidel mania with mini Lego dreidels, magic scratch art dreidels, #D paper dreidels, CD dreidels, and suncatcher dreidels! 3-D paper LATKE BAR @ 5:00 pm RSVP (so we don't run out of Continue Reading
Men’s Mishnah Class @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim
Dec 16 @ 6:15 am – 7:15 am
Men's Mishnah Class @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim | Tucson | Arizona | United States
6:15 am
Learn the Mishnah every morning with Rabbi Israel Becker, Monday-Friday 6:15 AM, Shabbos 8:15 AM and Sundays and Major Secular Holidays 7:15 AM.
Parent-Tot Class at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Parent-Tot Class at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
9:00 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. Facilitator Ally Ross brings her 16-month-old Continue Reading
Mah Jongg Group @ Temple Emanu-El
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mah Jongg Group @ Temple Emanu-El
10:00 am
An easy-going, friendly Mah Jongg group. Everyone is welcome to drop in!
Northwest Weekly Chair Yoga @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Northwest Weekly Chair Yoga @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
10:00 am
Join this warm and friendly group of participants with Bonnie Golden, longtime Tucson yoga instructor, for a spirited chair yoga class. As Bonnie says, “It’s your yoga.” Chair Yoga is for those who would like a mostly sitting practice of yoga stretches, breath work and meditation introduction. We also practice standing and balancing poses but always with the chair to Continue Reading