Events & Programs

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



Upcoming Educational and Cultural Programs (Spring 2019)

Tues. January 8th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, After Auschwitz.   Sponsored by Anne & Ronald Weinstock and Susan Owens.  SOLD OUT

Tues. January 15th at 7pm: Encore Film Screening, After Auschwitz.  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Thurs. January 17th at 6:30pm.  Earth Justice Presents Special Lecture by David Baron, Managing Attorney.  Free.  RSVP to Joan Baron 602-616-0223 or joanebaron@gmail.com

Thurs. January 17th at 7pm: Book Discussion, The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain.  Discussion led by Nancy Siefer, Ph.D. Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP

Mon. January 28th at 7pm.  ASU Jewish Studies Presents Dr. Stanley Mirvis, Jews in the Atlantic World: Being Jewish in the Early Modern Period.   Free.  RSVP required.  Visit https://jewishstudies.clas.asu.edu/eckstein to register and for more information.

Wed. January 30th at 7:30pm: ASU School of Music Presents a Lecture and Recital by Vladimir Gebe, Hans Gal: The Story of a Forgotten Jewish Composer and Champion of 20th Century Music.   Free.   No RSVP required.

Sun. February 3rd at 11am: Exhibit Opening: Violins of Hope - Amnon Wienstein, The Man Behind the Music.   Photography by Daniel Levin, MFA.  Free.  Please call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.  Gallery Open from 11-2.

Tues. February 5th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Violins of Hope Film Sponsored by Susie and Tim Ernst.  Includes special presentation by photographer Daniel Levin.  SOLD OUT

Wed. February 6th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Violins of Hope.   Free.   Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP. 

Thurs. February 7th at 7pm: Book Discussion, Violins of Hope by James A. Grymes.   Discussion led by Jay Levinsohn.  Free.  Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Mon. March 11th at 7pm: ASU Lecture, Violins of Hope: Art and the Holocaust.   Free.  Please register at https://jewishstudies.asu.edu/violinsofhope

Tues. March 12th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, The Untamable Kirk Douglas. Sponsored by Susan Sacks and Jim Andrews.   SOLD OUT 

Wed. March 13th at 7pm: Encore Screening, The Untameable Kirk Douglas.  Sponsored by Susan Sacks and Jim Andrews.   Free.   Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Thurs. March 14th at 7pm: Book Discussion, "Blood." A Short Story by Isaac Bashevis Singer.  Discussion led by Dr. Ruth Callahan.  Free.  Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.  Click HERE to download a copy of the story

Mon. March 18th at 7pm: ASU Jewish Studies Presents Dr. Benjamin Nathans, Refuseniks & Rights Defenders: Jews and the Soviet Dissident Movement. 
Free.   Please register at https://jewishstudies.asu.edu/refuseniks

Thurs. March 28th at 7pm: Free Documentary Film Screening and Discussion.  AZJHS and ASU Dept. of Asian and Pacific Studies Present, For the Sake of the Children - Remembering Japanese American Internment.  Free.  SOLD OUT

Tues. April 9th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Heading Home: The Story of Team Israel.   Sponsored by Susan and Mark Sendrow.   Free.   Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Wed. April 10th at 7pm: Book Discussion, Anti-Semitism and the Far Left by Stephen Norwood.  Discussion led by Mark Sendrow.  Free.  Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Thurs. April 11th at 6:30pm: Exhibit Opening, We Remember: The Liberators.   Free.  Doors open at 5pm. Program at 6:30pm.   Please RSVP to jschesnol@azjhs.org  

Tues. April 23rd at 6:30pm.  Community Passover Celebration - Interfaith Seder.  Tickets: $18.   Includes seder ceremony and foods but no meal.  Co-sponsored by Congregation Kehillah.  Visit https://azjhs.org/Community_Seder_2.html to register.

Tues. May 7th at 7pm: Lecture Presentation, Judith Cohen, Jewish Ghetto Photographers: Re-Imagining the Holocaust.  Co-Sponsored by US Holocaust Memorial and Museum and ASU Jewish Studies Dept.   Free.  Email western@ushmm.org to register

Tues. May 14th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Back to Berlin.   Sponsored by Sharon and Joe Luber.  Free.  Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Thurs. May 16th at 7pm: Book Discussion, Catch 67: The Left, The Right, and the Legacy of the Six Day War by Micah Goodman.   Discussion led by AZJHS Executive Director, Lawrence Bell.   Free.  Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Sun. May 19th at 11am: Arizona Jewish Historical Society Annual Meeting.   Details TBA

Tues. June 11th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Doing Jewish: A Story From Ghana.  Sponsored by Susan and Ira Feldman.  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. 

Partial grant funding for our arts, culture, and education programs provided by the City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and Arizona Commission for the Arts. 

  


 

 

 

 

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