Calendar

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
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
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
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
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
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
Dec 17 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Northwest Community Dining Out @ Noble Hops
12:30 pm
You are invited to a social community dining out at Noble Hops on Tuesday, December 17 from 12:30-2:00pm. Come and share a meal, make new friends and mingle with your fellow Northwest residents. Singles, couples, families and children welcome! Please RSVP by Friday, December 13 to www.jfsa.org/noblehops.
Northwest Weekly Needlers Group @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Northwest Weekly Needlers Group @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
1:00 pm
Do you love knitting or crocheting? Join the Needlers Group as we work on tzedakah projects to donate throughout our community. Every Tuesday from 1:00 - 3:00pm at The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life. Call (520) 505-4161 for more information.
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Gallery Chat: Bonding Over Bread with Ondrea Bell @ Jewish History Museum
11:00 am
Join us on Friday, December 20th at 11:00am for the Gallery Chat "Bonding Over Bread" Ondrea Bell will give a talk on her dyptych Bonding Over Bread to be immediately followed by an art making workshop. Pan dulce, challah, y cafe will be served! Prints of Bonding Over Bread will be available for purchase. Ondrea Bell is a Jewish-Mexican artist and art teacher in Continue Reading
Dec 20 @ 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Family Shabbat Experience Service & Dinner at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
5:45 pm
We’ll welcome Shabbat with rhythm — pick up a percussive instrument and get into the ruach (spirit) — movement and song, followed by Shabbat dinner, and 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. Continue Reading
Dec 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
Rabbi Sam Cohon and the musicians of Congregation Beit Simcha welcome guest Cantor Bryce Megdal for a very musical pre-Hanukkah Shabbat! A festive Oneg Shabbat follows the upbeat, joyous service
David Broza & Friends @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Dec 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
David Broza & Friends @ Fox Tucson Theatre
7:30 pm
Singer/Guitarist David Broza returns to the Fox Theatre in Tucson to dazzle with his unique blend of Israeli and Spanish infused songs! He plays with all his heart and soul! Please call the Fox Theatre directly to purchase your tickets for this wonderful event. Don't miss out!!
Hanukkah Candle Lighting @ Handmaker with Congregation Or Chadash & PJ Library @ Handmaker
3:00 pm
Join us for this fun Multi-Generational Hanukkah event! Moms, dads, grandmas, granddads, aunts, uncles, cousins, special friends, tweens, teens, and kids please join us for: Candle lighting PJ Library story time Crafts for all ages Performance by the Or Chadash Religious School Youth Choir Don't miss this multi-generational event! Please let us know you'll be joining us! RSVP today to http://www.jfsa.org/hanukkahathandmaker2019
Dec 22 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Hanukkah Dinner and Klezmer Concert @ Temple Emanu-El
5:45 pm
A fun and delicious evening! Sunday, December 22, 2019 Menorah Lighting: 5:30 pm Dinner: 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm Members $30, non-members $35 $9 for children ages 3-12 Children under 3 are free! Join us for our annual tradition of a Hanukkah dinner! At 5:30 pm we will light the Millstone Family Menorah, then dinner will begin at 5:45 pm. Continue Reading
Northwest Weekly Chair Yoga @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
Dec 23 @ 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
Northwest Chanukah Party @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
Dec 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Northwest Chanukah Party @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
5:00 pm
Join us for an evening of family fun during our special Northwest community Chanukah party! Come and eat latkes, play dreidel, and sing songs. Special children’s activities and stories told by Rabbi Billy. Bring along your menorahs for the community-wide menorah lighting as we celebrate Chanukah together! Free and fun for all ages! RSVP to www.jfsa.org/nwchanukahparty  
Northwest Weekly Needlers Group @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
Dec 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Northwest Weekly Needlers Group @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
1:00 pm
Do you love knitting or crocheting? Join the Needlers Group as we work on tzedakah projects to donate throughout our community. Every Tuesday from 1:00 - 3:00pm at The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life. Call (520) 505-4161 for more information.
CAI’s Family Fun Day @ Round 1 at Park Place Mall
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
CAI's Family Fun Day @ Round 1 at Park Place Mall | Tucson | Arizona | United States
10:00 am
Meet us at the newly-opened Round 1 Entertainment Center at Park Place Mall, 5870 E. Broadway. We’ll be there 10am - 12pm, but you can stay as long as you’d like. There’s something for everyone to do! Pay-To-Play all attractions/games/food/drinks. Join us for two hours of fun!
Welcome to our Open House- Hannukah Edition!
4:00 pm
Join our Schlica, Inbal Shtivi, and her family for dinner, candle lighting, dreidel spinning and more! Bring your special Menorah for the fifth night of Hanukkah. Location / address will be provided upon your RSVP to [email protected]
100 Menorah Shabbat Services @ Temple Emanu-El with Congregation Or Chadash @ Temple Emanu-El
5:30 pm
  100 Menorah Shabbat Service @ Temple Emanu-El Celebrate the Festival of Lights with friends and family! Join us as we celebrate Chanukah and Shabbat with food, stories, prayers and songs. Bring your own Chanukiah (menorah) with seven candles to light up the 6th night of Chanukah with our friends at Temple Emanu-El! $5.00 per person over 13 years old Continue Reading
We Are One: Lights and Latkes, a Hanukkah/First Anniversary Celebration @ A Magnficent Private Home Overlooking all of Tucson
Dec 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We Are One: Lights and Latkes, a Hanukkah/First Anniversary Celebration @ A Magnficent Private Home Overlooking all of Tucson
5:00 pm
One Year. One Community. One Family. Come celebrate Hanukkah with glowing candles, delicious latkes and songs at an architecturally magnificent home overlooking all of Tucson. enjoy a silent auction, entertainment and friendship with delicious food, champagne and wine. Celebrate our first year!
Hanukkah “Pajamakkah” at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hanukkah "Pajamakkah” at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
6:00 pm
Everyone is welcome to join us on the 8th Night of Hanukkah! Wear your Hanukkah pajamas (or any PJs). Enjoy a “Breakfast for Dinner” buffet with pancakes, eggs, yogurt, fresh fruit, latkes & Le Caves donuts (mmmm…); light the hanukkiah (bring your own if you’d like); there’ll be dreidel games & an activity station for kids; & a sing-a-long led Continue Reading
Northwest Weekly Chair Yoga @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
Dec 30 @ 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
Northwest Weekly Needlers Group @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
Dec 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Northwest Weekly Needlers Group @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
1:00 pm
Do you love knitting or crocheting? Join the Needlers Group as we work on tzedakah projects to donate throughout our community. Every Tuesday from 1:00 - 3:00pm at The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life. Call (520) 505-4161 for more information.
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Gallery Chat: The Other Side of the Wall @ Jewish History Museum
11:00 am
Join us on Friday, January 3rd at 11:00am for the Gallery Chat "THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WALL: THE WORK OF HEPAC IN NOGALES, SONORA TO SUPPORT ASYLUM SEEKERS AND DEPORTEES" MARIO NIEBLAS, DIRECTOR OF HEPAC, ALONG WITH STAFF MEMBERS JUANITA PONCE AND GILBERTO BOJORQUEZ, WILL SHARE ABOUT THEIR WORK IN NOGALES, SONORA, MEXICO. HEPAC provides shelter and support to asylum Continue Reading
The Mamboniks – A Joyful Documentary @ Saddlebrooke's Desert View Performing Arts Center
Jan 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Mamboniks - A Joyful Documentary @ Saddlebrooke's Desert View Performing Arts Center
3:00 pm
The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life and the Tucson International Jewish Film Festival invites you to a special screening of The Mamboniks – A Joyful Documentary In the 1930s and 40s Americans who visited Cuba went wild for their steamy dance called THE MAMBO! First, Latin big bands came to New York then the Mambo craze swept Continue Reading
Northwest Weekly Chair Yoga @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
Jan 6 @ 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
Northwest Weekly Needlers Group @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
Jan 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Northwest Weekly Needlers Group @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
1:00 pm
Do you love knitting or crocheting? Join the Needlers Group as we work on tzedakah projects to donate throughout our community. Every Tuesday from 1:00 - 3:00pm at The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life. Call (520) 505-4161 for more information.
“Origins” Kiddush at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Jan 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
"Origins" Kiddush at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel | Tucson | Arizona | United States
12:00 pm
Tables will be arranged so people can sit with fellow congregants from the same areas of the US (and beyond!) while they enjoy kiddush. Find out who else is from “your neck of the woods”!
Northwest Weekly Chair Yoga @ The Ruth & Irving Olson Center for Jewish Life
Jan 13 @ 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