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Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rodeo Cookout Dinner and Men’s Club Shabbat Service @ Temple Emanu-El | Tucson | Arizona | United States
6:00 pm
Tucson's favorite tradition - Rodeo Weekend - is alive at Temple Emanu-El. 6:oo pm ~ Join us for a delicious Shabbat cookout of kosher hamburgers and hot dogs with all the trimmings. (Vegetarian option available upon request.) 7:30 pm ~ Mens Club Rodeo Shabbat Service of Western Melodies. Wear your 10-gallon kippah, favorite western gear or serape! Bolo ties encouraged. Please call Continue Reading
"What DNA analysis tells us about the history of Ashkenazi Jewish populations."--Lecture sponsored by Secular Humanist Jewish Circle @ Woods Library | Tucson | Arizona | United States
1:30 pm
Ariella Lupu Gladstein, a doctoral student in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the U of AZ, will explain how an analysis of DNA shows that the spread of Jewish populations from the Middle East during the Diaspora of the past 2000 years represents a microcosm of evolutionary processes affecting humans. Please bring a snack to share. See SHJCaz.org for more Continue Reading
Feb 28 all-day
Bake Action - Hamentaschen Bake Sale for Everytown @ University of Arizona Hillel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
12:00 am
University of Arizona Hillel is participating in a nationwide "Bake Action" initiative, baking and selling hamentaschen with all proceeds going to Everytown, an organization against gun violence. To put in an order, https://goo.gl/forms/8szRSo5atLGaxKJy2  
“Purim Pandemonium” at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“Purim Pandemonium” at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
5:00 pm
Free fun, free food, free drinks… everyone is invited to come dressed in costume for this festive occasion! This year’s theme: Super-heroes! Bounce house & obstacle course, carnival games & prizes for kids. Pasta dinner with sides at 5:30pm; The “WHOLE” Megillah at 6:13pm; costume parade & hamentaschen. It’s all free; RSVP a must by Feb. 23.
Traditional Megillah Reading at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Mar 1 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Traditional Megillah Reading at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
7:00 am
Held in the Epstein Chapel with Minyan
Northwest Community Dining Out @ Claire's Cafe & Art Gallery
Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm
Northwest Community Dining Out @ Claire's Cafe & Art Gallery | Tucson | Arizona | United States
1:00 pm
You are invited to a PURELY SOCIAL community dining out! Come and share a meal, make new friends, and mingle with fellow Northwest Tucsonans. Singles, couples, families, and children are welcome! Please RSVP to [email protected] or call (520)505-4161 by February 26th, so we may pass an accurate headcount to their hostess staff. Participants will purchase their own fare and we'll enjoy Continue Reading
Purim In China @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim
Mar 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Purim In China @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim | Tucson | Arizona | United States
5:00 pm
Eat Drink and Celebrate to your hearts content at “Purim In China” With great Kosher Chinese Food (no msg). Plenty of wine (and even some Jewish Chopped Liver) and Chinese and Jewish Entertainment ,Purim in China is sure to be incredible fun. Chofetz Chayim invites you together with friends and family for “Purim In China” a truly unique Community Wide Continue Reading
"Little Shop of Purim" Extravaganza & Carnival at Temple Emanu-El @ Temple Emanu-El | Tucson | Arizona | United States
10:00 am
                                                                                 Join us for the Purim Extravaganza with songs, dance, and a hilarious parody Purim spiel:  "Little Shop of Purim". After the Continue Reading
@ Israel 2018 Experience
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
 @ Israel 2018 Experience | Tucson | Arizona | United States
2:00 pm
Join us and learn more about the October 14-22, 2018 Israel Experience Trip. The trip consists of unparalleled access to historic sites, plus exciting options for you to build the trip of your dreams! Whether it is your first time visiting Israel or you have been many times, you won't want to miss this opportunity. If you can attend the Continue Reading
Mar 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Talking Tachles with Tucson's Shinshinim at Congregation Chaverim @ Congregation Chaverim | Tucson | Arizona | United States
3:00 pm
Talking Tachles with Chen and Tamir "Tikkun Olam in Israel" will be the topic of discussion.
Shabbat Under the Stars at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Mar 9 @ 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm
Shabbat Under the Stars at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
5:45 pm
Join us for an intimate Shabbat service on our beautiful Rabbi Arthur Oleisky Courtyard patio (in lieu of the Epstein Chapel). The opportunity to worship outside enables us to better encounter nature, and to remind ourselves that any space can become sacred through the manner in which we use it. Come and help us expand our “worship zone” as we Continue Reading
Mar 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Shabbat Rocks! Family Shabbat Dinner with RS Students & Avanim Band @ Temple Emanu-El | Tucson | Arizona | United States
5:30 pm
Join us at Temple Emanu-El for Shabbat Rocks! Family Services and Shabbat dinner at starting at 5:30 pm. Followed by an energetic, musical Shabbat Service for the whole family at 6:30 pm with Rabbi Batsheva Appel, Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hohberg, the Avanim Rock Band and the *RS Class*, followed by dessert oneg. *January Shabbat Service is with the 4th Grade* *February Shabbat Continue Reading
Mar 16 @ 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Family Shabbat Experience Service & Dinner at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
5:45 pm
Service 5:45pm, dinner 7:00pm 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 needed Continue Reading
Targum Shlishi with Special Guest at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Targum Shlishi with Special Guest at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
12:00 pm
We are taught to read the Torah Portion of the week, each week, twice: In/From the Torah text (Shnayim Mikra), and again in translation (Targum Shlishi) to ensure that we understand both the form and the function of Torah – what it teaches, and how it can be applied. Today’s topic: “Couscous, Lasagna and Ballet Shoes” with Chen Dinachi, one Continue Reading
Mar 17 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Talking Tachles with Tucson's Shinshinim at Congregation Anshei Israel @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
12:15 pm
Talking Tachles with Chen and Tamir "Couscous, Lasagna and Ballet Shoes" will be the topic of discussion.
Northwest Stuff The Truck with 1st Rate 2nd Hand Thrift Shop @ Northwest Division of the Jewish Federation
Mar 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Northwest Stuff The Truck with 1st Rate 2nd Hand Thrift Shop @ Northwest Division of the Jewish Federation | Oro Valley | Arizona | United States
9:00 am
Please drop off your gently used and re-sellable items to Northwest office on Sunday, March 18th from 9am to 11am (and grab a donut)! Or, give us a call to schedule an in-home pick-up of your LARGER items from 11am to 1pm. 1st Rate 2nd Hand is a Jewish thrift shop and the proceeds from this day will benefit the Northwest Jewish Continue Reading
Mar 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Talking Tachles with Tucson's Shinshinim at Congregation Or Chadash @ Congregation Or Chadash | Tucson | Arizona | United States
3:00 pm
Talking Tachles with Chen and Tamir "The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" will be the topic of discussion.
NEW! Passover Painting Party at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
NEW! Passover Painting Party at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
2:00 pm
Join us to paint a Miriam and/or Elijah wine glass. Fun for ages 6+! We’ll provide two wine glasses to paint (keep both or give one as a gift!), apron, brushes, paints and professional instruction led by Arte Bella Painting. No need to be an accomplished artist… you’ll receive guidance through every step in a relaxing & fun atmosphere. Refreshments Continue Reading
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Talking Tachles with Tucson's Shinshinim at Temple Emanu-El @ Temple Emanu-El | Tucson | Arizona | United States
2:00 pm
Talking Tachles with Chen and Tamir "Sphardi, Ashkenazi, and Everything in Between" will be the topic of discussion.
Mar 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sweet Tomatoes "FUN-raiser" @ Sweet Tomatoes | Tucson | Arizona | United States
4:00 pm
Where are you taking your family for your last bit of hametz before Passover? Meet us at Sweet Tomatoes (6202 E. Broadway at Wilmot) for Fun-Raiser Night! Sweet Tomatoes will donate 20% of sales generated by Congregation Anshei Israel when diners present a special flyer. Each flyer is good for everyone in your party ... bring your friends and family! Continue Reading
2nd Night Passover Seder at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2nd Night Passover Seder at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
7:00 pm
Participate in one of Judaism’s most beautiful and meaningful festivals. Share great dialogue, family participation; supervised children’s play; traditional dinner by Handmaker Catering with entrée option of brisket, salmon or vegetarian. Members: adult $45; child $30; Non-members: adult $55; child $40; College & military $38. RSVP a must by Mar. 22. Seating is limited.
Interactive Genealogy Workshop @ Jewish History Museum
Apr 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Interactive Genealogy Workshop @ Jewish History Museum | Tucson | Arizona | United States
10:30 am
Join author and genealogy expert Joel Alpert for an interactive exploration of your genealogical history. Bring research you've already begun, or get started for the first time with Joel's guidance.
Apr 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Shabbat Rocks! Family Shabbat Dinner with RS Students & Avanim Band @ Temple Emanu-El | Tucson | Arizona | United States
5:30 pm
Join us at Temple Emanu-El for Shabbat Rocks! Family Services and Shabbat dinner at starting at 5:30 pm. Followed by an energetic, musical Shabbat Service for the whole family at 6:30 pm with Rabbi Batsheva Appel, Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hohberg, the Avanim Rock Band and the *RS Class*, followed by dessert oneg. *January Shabbat Service is with the 4th Grade* *February Shabbat Continue Reading
Flying High - A Tribute Festival Honoring Rina Liebeskind @ Tucson J | Tucson | Arizona | United States
4:30 pm
Join in this Family Fun Event! Congregation Or Chadash Spring Fundraiser honors Rina Liebeskind on her 10th anniversary as their Education Director, her achieving accreditation for our Religious School and her 30+ years educating the children of Tucson! We hope you will come to the celebration and make a tribute to her.
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Israel @70 - Festival @ TBD
1:00 pm
Please mark your calendars for our big Israel @70 festival which will be held this year on Sunday, April 22, 2018. There will be many fun things for the entire family. While we are currently in the planning stages, we will include fun events for the kids, music, talent, surprises and much more! Please check back for updates as we Continue Reading
May 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Shabbat Rocks! Family Shabbat Dinner with RS Students & Avanim Band @ Temple Emanu-El | Tucson | Arizona | United States
5:30 pm
Join us at Temple Emanu-El for Shabbat Rocks! Family Services and Shabbat dinner at starting at 5:30 pm. Followed by an energetic, musical Shabbat Service for the whole family at 6:30 pm with Rabbi Batsheva Appel, Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hohberg, the Avanim Rock Band and the *RS Class*, followed by dessert oneg. *January Shabbat Service is with the 4th Grade* *February Shabbat Continue Reading
Israel Experience 2018 – October 14th – October 22 @ Israel Experience 2018 through the JFSA
Oct 14 @ 12:00 am – Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm
Israel Experience 2018 - October 14th - October 22 @ Israel Experience 2018 through the JFSA | Tucson | Arizona | United States
12:00 am
Join us for the trip of a lifetime: a fully-guided journey to Israel with members of our community. We will explore all must-see sites while offering unique tracks for those who have already visited Israel and would like an opportunity to dig a little deeper. Participants will enjoy unique personal encounters with Israelis in Tucson's partnership region of Kiryat Malachi/Hof Continue Reading
Dec 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Champagne Chardonnay New Year's Eve Shabbat @ Temple Emanu-El @ Temple Emanu-El | Tucson | Arizona | United States
5:00 pm
A fun, festive champagne, juice, fruit & cheese Pre-Oneg followed by Sabbat Evening Service. Come dressed in your New Year's finery for our annual photo. 5:00 PM – Champagne, Wine & Cheese Pre Oneg 5:45 – Champagne Chardonnay New Year’s Shabbat Evening Service Black Tie Optional – All Are Welcome !!