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 2018)

Tues. January 9th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem. Sponsored by Ira and Susan Feldman.  SOLD OUT

Thurs. January 11th at 7pm: Book Discussion, The Hours Count by Jillian Cantor.  Discussion with Author, via Skype.  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP. 

Mon. January 15th at 7pm: Film Screening and Forum, Strange Fruit: African American and Jewish Relationships.  Co-Sponsored by AZJHS, Jewish Community Relations Council, Bureau of Jewish Education, and ASU Project Humanities.  Free. SOLD OUT

Tues. January 16th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem. Sponsored by Ira and Susan Feldman.  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP

Thurs. January 18th at 7pm: Lecture and Dialogue.  The Megan Phelps-Roper Story.  Presented by the Anti-Defamation League.   Tickets required.  Visit http://arizona.adl.org/

Tues. February 6th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Destination Unknown.  Sponsored by Sharon and Joe Luber.  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email  lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP

Thurs. February 8th at 7pm: Book Discussion, The Children of Willesden Lane by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen
.  Discussion led by Ruth Rotkowitz.  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP. 

Sun. February 18th at 3pm: New Exhibit Opening Reception, We Remember: Extraordinary Stories of Holocaust Survivors.   Featuring Keynote Address by historian Michael Berenbaum.   SOLD OUT

Sun. February 25th at 3pm: Genealogy Lecture.  Lara Diamond, "DNA Success In - and Despite - Endogamy"  Admission: $5, AZJHS Members Free.   Pay at door.  Held at the Valley of the Sun JCC (12701 N. Scottsdale Rd.) - classrooms 103-104

Mon. February 26th at 7pm: Albert and Leise Eckstein Memorial Lecture.  Dr. Matt Goldish, What Happened to the Conversos After They Converted? Strands of the New Christian Experience.
   Presented by ASU Center for Jewish Studies.  SOLD OUT

Tues. March 13th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, The Four Sons.
  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP

Thurs. March 15th at 7pm: Book Discussion, One People, Two Worlds: A Reform Rabbi and an Orthodox Rabbi Explore the Issues That Divide Them by Ammiel Hirsch and Yaacov Yosef ReinmanDiscussion led by Rabbi Michael Beyo, Executive Director of East Valley JCC. Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Fri. March 30th at 6:30pm: Community Seder and Shabbat Dinner. $40 per person. SOLD OUT

Tues.  April 10th at 7pm:  Documentary Film Screening: 49,172: Bulgaria and the Holocaust.  
Sponsored by Gail and Mark Pierce & Andi and Marcus Gottlieb.  Free.  Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Thurs. April 12th at 7pm: Book Discussion, The Polski Trilogy by Leon H. Gildin.  Presentation and discussion with Author.  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Sun. May 6th at 11am: AZJHS 2018 Annual Meeting Honoring Rabbi Barton and Marcie Lee.   Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Ramenofsky: Copper and the Jews: the Freudenthal, Solomon, and Lesinsky Clan in Clifton-Morenci, 1872-1882.   SOLD OUT

Tues. May 8th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, David Ben Gurion - Epilogue.   Sponsored by Judith Dobbs, Toby & Abbey Goldberg, Barry & Randi Kipnis, Ilene Lashinsky, and Joan & Sam Weissman.  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Mon. May 14th at 7pm: New Exhibit - Opening Reception: Israel at 70- The Diverse Faces of Israel - Photography by Joel Zolondek.   Free.   Please RSVP to jschesnol@azjhs.org

Thurs. May 17th at 7pm: Book Discussion- CANCELLED

Tues. June 5th at 7pm: Documentary Film Screening, Body and Soul: An American Bridge.   Sponsored by Susan and Mark Sendrow.  Free. Call 602-241-7870 or email lbell@azjhs.org to RSVP.

Thurs. June 21st at 7pm: Book Discussion, Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America by Steven J. Ross  Discussion led by Mark Sendrow, M.A.   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. 


     

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