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This weekend, Sunday, November 9, Noon-4 pm, free and open to the public!
  • Hands-on activities
  • Exciting games
  • Great prizes
  • Fun for the whole family to enjoy together
  • TMC, TPD, and Safe Kids will be giving away FREE helmets and booster seats to keep young ones safe (first come first served).

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All are invited to attend the opening reception of the exhibition, Hélène Berr: A Stolen Life, designed, created and distributed by the Memorial de la Shoah in Paris. The reception takes place Sunday, November 9 from 3–5 pm at the Jewish History Museum, 564 S. Stone Avenue.

Please R.S.V.P. by November 6 to (520) 577-9393 or

The exhibition runs through Feb. 1, 2015.


Join us at Madaras Gallery to celebrate the launch of Diana Madaras’ coffee table book entitled Private Spaces. Madaras Gallery will donate $25 back to the JCC from the sale of every book purchased by a J member. 

Thursday, November 13th
Wine and hors d’ouevres Reception
4-7 p.m.                                                        
Madaras Gallery, Inc.
3001 E. Skyline (at Campbell)
Please RSVP: 520-623-4000

Invest in the Families of the J

Please share your smile with the children, friends and families of the J. Call Tana Jones, CFRE, Director of Development, at 299-3000 x176 or donate online

Tweens on the Town | Grades 5–9
December 13, 6-10 pm
$20/members $25/non-members (Add $5 without pre-registration)
Includes transportation, dinner and bowling.

Dinner & Show | Grades 4–12
Nov. 13, 5:30 pm, please RSVP by Nov. 11
$20, includes Transportation, Dinner at Opa and admittance to “The Arab-Israeli Cookbook” at La Cholla High School

Health & Wellness
Be on the Lookout for Our Latest
Sports & Wellness Programming 

Kellman Beat Cancer Boot Camp
Update: Free for members for the next 3 months!
$80 non-member, all 8 classes must be used in 8 weeks
$10 non-member drop in, first class free

Stingrays Swim Team
mid-day practice squad for families interested in joining the team. Practices will be available Monday-Friday 2:30-4:00pm & Saturdays 10:00-11:30. Swimmers must be ages 8 and older and able to complete at least a 45 minute practice session. Practice length will be based on swimmer skill and age. Please contact Coach Martin Reichgott at or (928) 503-9796 for more questions.

Youth Fitness Classes
Classes will begin Monday, Nov. 3
Kids FIT
Youth Cycling
Yoga for Youth

New series begins Nov. 11–Dec. 23
Tuesdays, 6:45 pm
Instructors: Stuart and Jackie
$50/$60 non-members

Heart Rate Zone Indoor Cycling
Improves cardio respiratory health, a heart rate monitor is required.|
Oct. 22–Nov.12, Wed., 7 pm
Instructor: Shelley Russell
$50/$40 member

Kettlebells 101
Fun and varied functional movements. 
Wednesdays, Oct. 1–Nov. 19, 6 pm
Drop-in and try 1 class for $10, then register for the remaining sessions! 

Krav Maga: Israeli Self Defense 
Still time to sign up!
Build confidence and fitness with Krav Maga.
Nov. 16: 
Basics, 1–1:50 pm
Evasive Movement. 2–2:50 pm
Seniors Defense, 3–3:50 pm
Dec. 21:
Krav Maga Basics, 1–1:50 pm
Falls & Ground Movement, 2–2:50 pm
Special Needs, 3–3:50 pm


November 9 Ladies Doubles Tournament
November 16 Men’s Doubles Tournament
December 7 Ladies Singles Top Gun Tournament
December 14 Men’s Singles Top Gun Tournament

Please visit the website for more information regarding Tennis 


Come join us on Monday nights Mondays from 7-8:15 pm. Our Monday night programs vary each week and focus on brotherhood/sisterhood, recreation, Judaism, BBYO traditions, community service and are always lots of fun.


In the Gallery

SAQA: Journeys

Nov. 11 – Dec. 9
Artists’ reception Sunday,  Nov. 16,  2-4 p.m.

Southern Arizona Studio Art Quilt Associates work within their nationwide organization to promote the art quilt, "a creative visual work that is layered and stitched or that references this form of stitched, layered structure.

Special Interest Groups & Classes

Shaol & Louis Pozez Memorial Lectureship Series 2014-2015
Mondays at 7 p.m. at the Tucson J

Nov. 10 – Israel’s Energy Challenge: Gas for Peace or Gas for Prosperity?

Simon Henderson, of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Wednesday Nov. 5
The Pale of Settlement & Emergence of Russian Jewry
1 – 2:30 p.m.

Introduction to Spanish
Wednesdays Nov. 5 – Dec. 17
Noon-1:30 p.m.


Thursday Nov. 6
Affordable Health Care Act
9 – 10 a.m.


Thursday Nov. 6
Reverse Mortgage Seminar
1 – 2 p.m.


Sunday Nov. 9
So. AZ. Jewish Genealogy Society
1 – 3 p.m.


Sundays Nov. 9 – Dec. 21
Bridge Lessons: Beginning Bidding
1 – 3 p.m.


Sun. Nov. 9
Israeli Dance
5 – 7:30 p.m.


Mondays  Nov. 10-24
Raptors Series
10 a.m. -noon


Famous Couples in Art
Mondays Nov. 10-24
1:00-2:00 p.m.


Wednesday Nov. 12
Yiddish Group
1 – 2 p.m.


Hadassah Lecture Series
Thursday Nov. 13
2 – 4 p.m.


Children & Youth Classes

Enrichment Classes 
The JCC offers after-school enrichment classes designed to spark your child’s imagination. Most classes meet 8 times, unless otherwise indicated. You may start classes after they begin at a pro-rated cost.

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