Community Happenings

Community  Book Read:
The Children of Willesden by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen.

You are invited to participate in a community book read and special performance presented by Generations After, Phoenix Holocaust Survivors’ Association in connection with Genocide Awareness Week:
DATE:              April 4, 2018, 7 p.m.
WHERE:          Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
RECEPTION:  Kosher for Passover desert reception following performance
TICKETS:        Tickets $20 and $40; free tickets for survivors and students 
A stage performance by Mona Golabek includes piano solos and the narrative of her mother’s survival after fleeing Vienna via Kindertransport to England and the orphanage on Willesden Lane. Her message of commitment to one’s passion, despite seemingly insurmountable odds, inspires audiences to commit to their own passions. Or Tzion will host a book discussion on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Saturday, January 27th following services. All are invited to participate.

Character breakfast at the JCC, December 25, 9 - 11 am. Click here for details.

Judaic Cultural Orchestra, January 28, 7:00 pm, presents, "A Tribute to Your Favorite TV Shows" in support of ARMDI, at the Tempe Center for the Arts. Click here for details.

Limmud AZ is a gathering of hundreds of Jews from all walks of life, all Jewish backgrounds, all lifestyles and all ages that offers a full schedule of workshops, discussions, arts, music, performances, text-study sessions, and much more—all planned by your Limmud AZ community of volunteers. Please sign up to join us for whole/part of the day on Sunday, February 11, 2018, 9am - 4pm at ASU Memorial Union Conference Center, Tempe: http://limmudaz.org..Early bird deadline, December 31!

Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival Youth Event for Jewish 7th -12th Graders, Sunday, February 11th from 10:00-11:45 am at Harkins Shea 14.  Cost: FREE event for Jewish youth (and parents) to come together to experience the film festival. This year’s film is Wunderkinder. Here is the link to the film website so you can learn about it and watch the trailer.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5OfhzcVACM. Set in 1941 during World War II in the Ukraine, Wunderkinder tells the story of three exceptionally talented children who have to learn to use their musical skill, their undying friendship and all their courage to survive in the face of a grown up world gone mad.

Airline ticket subsidy available

Subsidized tickets available to parents of IDF Lone Soldiers.
NEFESH B’NEFESH and EL AL ISRAEL AIRLINES PARTNER TO REUNITE FAMILIES.
Nefesh B’Nefesh and EL AL Israel Airlines are partnering to offer partially subsidized plane tickets between any EL AL gateway city in North America and Israel for parents of Lone Soldiers. The tickets will be allocated to families whose financial limitations prevent them from otherwise reuniting. Click here for info.                     

Tue, January 16 2018 29 Tevet 5778