Events & Programs

 

Arizona Jewish Historical Society
Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center
122 E. Culver Street Phoenix, AZ  85004
602-241-7870
lbell@azjhs.org


Educational and Cultural Programs (Spring 2017): 

Tues. January 10th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, When Comedy Went to School Sponsored by Dianne Ruderman, Lee and June Weinstein, Vicki Carpel-Miller and Allen Rosansky, and Susan E. Wells.
 SOLD OUT 

Thurs. January 12th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, When Comedy Went to School.  Sponsored by Dianne Ruderman, Lee and June Weinstein, Vicki Carpel-Miller and Allen Rosansky, and Susan E. Wells.  Free.  Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP

Tues. January 17th at 7:00pm: Arizona Interfaith Movement, Faith Forum, Faith and American Politics Today.  Free.  Visit 
http://interfaithmovement.com/ for more details.

Thurs. January 19th at 7pm: Book Discussion, Jewish Humor: What the Best Jewish Jokes Say About the Jews by Joseph Telushkin.   (Discussion led by Mark Sendrow, M.A.)  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Mon. January 30th at 7pm: ASU Jewish Studies, Albert and Liese Eckstein Memorial Lecture, Dr. Bernard Cooperman, Five Hundred Years Ago in Venice: Why Jews were Happy to Live in Ghettos. 
SOLD OUT


Thurs. February 2nd at 7pm: Jewish Genealogy Presentation, Tammy Hepps, The Ancestor Deep Dive: How You Can Find Out Everything There is to Know About Your Ancestor.  Admission: $5 - Free for AZJHS Members.  Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to purchase ticket or RSVP

Tues. February 7th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Lost Town.
  Sponsored by Sharon and Joe Luber.  Free. SOLD OUT

Thurs. February 9th at 7pm: Book Discussion, A Backpack, A Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka: A Memoir by Lev Golinkin.  (Discussion led by Rosalie Brownstein.)  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Thurs. March 9th at 7pm: Special Author Presentation, Two Among the Righteous Few by Marty Brounstein.  Free. Co-Sponsored by Arizona Interfaith Movement.  Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP

Mon.  March 13th at 7pm: Arizona State University Presents Dr. Hasia Diner, Julius Rosenwald: Northern Jewish Philanthropy for African Americans and the Dilemmas of Southern Jews.   Free.  Register through ASU.    Click HERE to register.

Tues. March 14th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Streits: Matzo and the American Dream.  Sponsored by Sandy and Lee Shedroff.  SOLD OUT

Wed. March 15th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Streits: Matzo and the American Dream.  Sponsored by Sandy and Lee Shedroff.   Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP


Thurs. March 16th at 7pm: Book Discussion, Orphan #8 by Kim van Alkemade.   (Discussion led by Michael and Jennie Kronenfeld.)  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Tues. March 21st at 11:30am: Arizona Interfaith Movement, Faith Forum, The Power of Prophecy.  Free.  Visit
http://interfaithmovement.com/ for more details.

Wed. March 22nd at 7pm: Live Musical Performance: Nick Moloney and Athena Tergis, If it Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews.  Co-Sponsored by Irish Cultural Center.   Tickets $20 ($15 for AZJHS and Irish Cultural Center Members).   Visit http://www.azirish.org/mick-moloney-irish-jewish/

Thurs. March 23rd at 7pm: Lecture, Rabbi Yosef Garcia, Crypto Jews/Hispanic Sephardi: The Hidden Jews Among Us.   Free.  Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP

Thurs. April 6th at 7pm: Book Discussion, Love Bill! by Jan Krulick-Belin.
 (Discussion led by author.)  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Thurs. April 20th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, My Italian Secret Sponsored by Judith Dobbs,, Abbey and Toby Goldberg, Barry Kipnis, Ilene Lashinsky, and Joan and Sam Weissman.  SOLD OUT

Sun. April 30th at 2pm.  New Exhibit - Opening Reception, Love and Marriage: The Cultural Evolution of Jewish Weddings. Free.  Call 602-241-7870 or email jschesnol@azjhs.org to RSVP

Sun. May 7th at 2pm: Special Film Screening, No Place on Earth.  Co-sponsored by AZJHS, Generations After, and the Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival.  SOLD OUT

Tues. May 9th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment.   Sponsored by Jerry Weiner.  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP Thurs.

May 18th at 7pm: Book Discussion, The German Girl by Armando Lucas-Correa.  (Discussion led by Nancy Siefer, Ph.D.)  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Sun. May 21st at 11:100am: AZJHS Annual Meeting.   Honoring Elaine Waxman and Bob Segelbaum.  Keynote Speaker: Jana Boomersbach.   Kosher dairy brunch.   Tickets: $30 for AZJHS Members, $40 for non-members.   Click here for information and reservations.

Tues. June 6th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Minyan in Kaifeng.   Sponsored by Susan and Mark Sendrow.   Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP

Sun. June 11th at 4pm: Israel Scouts Caravan.   Music and Dance Performance.   Free.  Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP

Thurs. June 15th at 7pm: Book Discussion, Hidden Ones by Marcia Fine.  Discussion led by Author.   Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.  

***All programs are held at the Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center unless noted. Please note this list is subject to change.  

     

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