Calendar

Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – Dec 5 @ 11:30 am
'Great Jewish Debates' Course @ Golder Ranch Fire Station | Oro Valley | Arizona | United States
Join us as we study about 6 epic debates that rocked the Jewish world, and still resound powerfully today. This is a six-week course which includes a student textbook, videos, and powerpoints.
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Along the Talmudic Trail @ Home of Rabbi Israel Becker, Call for Address
"Along the Talmudic Trail" is an ongoing Talmud class for men ages 18-40, designed to move your mind and heart. This free class includes a free dinner.
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
"Soul Purpose" with Rabbi Israel Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Become a part of a group of motivated men and women who are seeking to understand the principles of Jewish philosophy and how they interact with each other and interface with today's world. "Soul Purpose" will include "G-d's Existence and Character," "Purpose of Creation," "Providence and Free Will," "Human Responsibility," "Good and Evil," "Spirituality in a Physical World," "Angels," "The Continue Reading
Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Congregation Or Chadash Book Club @ Congregation Or Chadash | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Congregation Or Chadash Book Club. Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month. List below of Books October 17               Last Train to Istanbul: A Novel by Ayse Kulin November 27         The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem by Sarit-Yishai Levi December 19           Notorious RBG: The life and Times of Ruth Continue Reading
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Talmud on Tuesday at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
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 Megillah. Learn about the law and lore in the Talmud with Rabbi Robert Eisen as we dig deep into living Judaism. Open to all.
Nov 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Rabbi Israel Becker leads this weekly Talmud designed for men ages 40+.
"Biblical Breakthroughs" with Rabbi Israel Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Join Rabbi Israel Becker every Friday at noon for a lively discussion of the weekly Torah portion. Open to men and women.
Nov 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:45 am
Torah Study @ Congregation Or Chadash | Tucson | Arizona | United States
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.    
Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Along the Talmudic Trail @ Home of Rabbi Israel Becker, Call for Address
"Along the Talmudic Trail" is an ongoing Talmud class for men ages 18-40, designed to move your mind and heart. This free class includes a free dinner.
Seeking Everyday Holiness:  Mussar Va'ad @ Temple Emanu-El | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Mussar Va'ad with Rabbi Batshevea Appel: A more advanced Mussar V'ad/Group that is open to all students who have completed Seeking Everyday Holiness: A Community Mussar Program or participated in another Mussar program.  Mussar Va'ad will continue with the midot, work on those 'traits' via journaling, the recitation of a phrase, and Mussar Kabbalot/practices for that trait. Permission of instructor Continue Reading
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
"Soul Purpose" with Rabbi Israel Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Become a part of a group of motivated men and women who are seeking to understand the principles of Jewish philosophy and how they interact with each other and interface with today's world. "Soul Purpose" will include "G-d's Existence and Character," "Purpose of Creation," "Providence and Free Will," "Human Responsibility," "Good and Evil," "Spirituality in a Physical World," "Angels," "The Continue Reading
Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Stephanie Aaron "The Blessing of Gratitude: Being Thankful Throughout the Year" @ Jewish Federation Northwest | Oro Valley | Arizona | United States
You are invited to join us on November 28th at 12:00pm for a Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Stephanie Aaron from Congregation Chaverim as she discusses The Blessing of Gratitude: Being Thankful Throughout the Year". Please RSVP to [email protected] or call (520)505-4161 to reserve your seat. A dairy lunch will be served for $8, payable at the door.
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Talmud on Tuesday at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
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 Megillah. Learn about the law and lore in the Talmud with Rabbi Robert Eisen as we dig deep into living Judaism. Open to all.
Nov 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Rabbi Israel Becker leads this weekly Talmud designed for men ages 40+.
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
DACA Forum @ Congregation Or Chadash | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Congregation Or Chadash social action committee together with Pima County Interfaith Civic Educational Organization are holding a forum to educate the community on the current situation of DACA recipients and their contributions to our community. Our goal is to take action to support them as part of our role to improve the lives of those that we can.  This is Continue Reading
Nov 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Ethical Will Workshop @ JFCS of Southern Arizona | Tucson | Arizona | United States
This is a class for the entire Tucson community to learn how to write their own Ethical Wills. The class is being taught by Rabbi Stephanie Aaron of Congregation Chaverim. In this class you will learn what an ethical will is, it's importance to you and your family, and begin writing your own ethical will in class.
AEA- The Zohar, Soul-Text of Kabbalah: Thursdays at Temple Emanu-El @ Temple Emanu-El | Tucson | Arizona | United States
The Zohar, a great medieval compendium of mysticism, myth, and esoteric teaching.  It is one of the most important bodies of religious texts of all times and places; it is also a lush literary celebration of love, expressed in a sensuous-religious language. The Zohar's secret universe serves as the basis of Kabbalistic faith and is at heart a work of Continue Reading
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
AEA Basic Judaism @ Temple Emanu-El | Tucson | Arizona | United States
This year-long class with Rabbi Batsheva Appel presents a thematic introduction to Jewish ideas, texts, theology, history, and culture taught in an interactive and participatory discussion style. Learn all the basics, exploring the most important texts of Jewish tradition: Torah, Prophets, Writings, Mishna, Gemara, Midrash, Codes, Philosophy, and Liturgy.  This Emanu-El AEA course is a prerequisite for the Adult B’nai Mitzvah Continue Reading
"Biblical Breakthroughs" with Rabbi Israel Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Join Rabbi Israel Becker every Friday at noon for a lively discussion of the weekly Torah portion. Open to men and women.
Dec 2 @ 8:30 am – 10:45 am
Torah Study @ Congregation Or Chadash | Tucson | Arizona | United States
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 3 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
AEA Beginning Prayerbook Hebrew @ Temple Emanu-El | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hochberg Learn reading and comprehension skills for Jewish participation, prayer, and vocabulary.  This class is a natural follow-up for anyone who has taken Hebrew Marathon or has a basic knowledge of the Hebrew alphabet, vowels, and pronunciation. Please register on-line (click picture) at tetucson.org or call the Temple Emanu-El office to register (520)-327-4501   
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
First Sunday at the Movies @ Congregation Or Chadash | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Discussion follows each film. November 5: Marx Brothers Double Feature - Horsefeathers and Duck Soup December 3: Crimes & Misdemeanors January 7: The Great Dictator February 4: Annie Hall March 4: Denial
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Women's Study Group @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Rabbi Robert Eisen leads these monthly group sessions using The Five Books of Miriam: A Woman’s Commentary on the Torah as the core for discussion. Topics can be interesting, insightful & inspiring. Bring your own dairy lunch; beverages & dessert provided. (Occasional lay leaders may fill in for Rabbi in his absence.) Held most first Mondays each month.
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Along the Talmudic Trail @ Home of Rabbi Israel Becker, Call for Address
"Along the Talmudic Trail" is an ongoing Talmud class for men ages 18-40, designed to move your mind and heart. This free class includes a free dinner.
"Soul Purpose" with Rabbi Israel Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Become a part of a group of motivated men and women who are seeking to understand the principles of Jewish philosophy and how they interact with each other and interface with today's world. "Soul Purpose" will include "G-d's Existence and Character," "Purpose of Creation," "Providence and Free Will," "Human Responsibility," "Good and Evil," "Spirituality in a Physical World," "Angels," "The Continue Reading
Rosh Chodesh Women's Group: Meet the Kurdish/Syrian Hesso Women Refugees @ Jewish Federation Northwest Division | Oro Valley | Arizona | United States
Come meet these courageous women from Syria and join us as we make Baklava together while learning about the connection between the Kurdish people and Israel. RSVP to [email protected] or call (520)505-4161 to save your seat. Suggested donation of $5.00 for the Hesso women and family.
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Talmud on Tuesday at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
(Not held Dec. 19) 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 Megillah. Learn about the law and lore in the Talmud with Rabbi Robert Eisen as we dig deep into living Judaism. Open to all.
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Rabbi Israel Becker leads this weekly Talmud designed for men ages 40+.
Narrating Our Values: Welcome the Stranger @ Jewish History Museum | Tucson | Arizona | United States
The Torah tells us to "welcome the stranger" no less than 35 times - more than ​any other single commandment. Why might this be? Who and where is the stranger? And what does it mean to welcome them? Our panel will discuss the textual sources of this obligation and its meaning today, especially in a region marked by man-made borders Continue Reading