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Marilyn Anthony Our Mother’s Day Dinner was on the beautiful new patio of HOA 1. Most of the diners enjoyed delicious rainbow trout with rice and a dessert of lemon sorbet. Everyone thought the setting was beautiful and the dinner delicious. We are definitely being spoiled by Chef Dave! Larry Stillman read a sequel to…

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Marilyn Anthony June 17, 2017 will be our Father’s Day Dinner at the Roadrunner Grill Patio at 5:30 p.m. It will be an outdoor barbecue with skirt steak or grilled chicken, cole slaw, ranch beans-no bacon and brownies. Cost: $24.50 including tip and tax. Checks must be received by June 7, 2017. Please send to…

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Marilyn Anthony In March the Jewish Friendship Group (JFG) organized a docent-led tour of the new Tucson Holocaust Museum, which is adjacent to the Jewish History Museum on Stone Avenue. About 30 people from SaddleBrooke carpooled down for this activity. The highlight of the Holocaust Memorial Museum was the series of videos by survivors telling…

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Seven teams vied for prize money at the annual Trivia Potluck meeting.

Marilyn Anthony Our annual Jewish Trivia/Potluck evening was a wonderful fun event with seven teams vying for the huge prize money. Although the potluck was supposed to be only appetizers and desserts, it was a veritable feast. The trivia was wildly entertaining with many comments from the participants including historical information. Since so many of…

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The old and the new presidents of the JFG: Steve Grabell, Bill Kaplan and Sy Efron

Marilyn Anthony Our meeting on February 25 will be at HOA 1 Activity Center for our annual Jewish Trivia/Potluck evening. Time to start studying and getting your teams together for this brainteaser. This is an appetizers and desserts potluck. Please contact Faith Fromson at Rafrom1218@aol.com to arrange a dish to bring. On March 22 the…

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The women of the JFG enjoy their first No-Host Coffee on the Bistro Patio.

Marilyn Anthony December was a busy month for everyone and the JFG activities reflected this. Our first No-Host Ladies’ Coffee took place at MountainView Bistro with more than 30 women filling the patio area completely. The day was the warmest on record for December and we all thoroughly enjoyed the company, the weather and the…

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Marilyn Anthony The JFG is holding the traditional Christmas Eve Jewish dinner at Sakura Sushi (next to the Market Place Theater) with a choice of Sushi or Chinese food. Please email your choice to Sherry at Serryhkaplan@gmail.com to say if you are coming and what you wish to order from the menu previously sent out.…

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Marilyn Anthony The High Holidays are over; the Break Fast provided delicious and copious food for the hungry attendees after the Yom Kippur fast. The babka was outstanding and everyone left feeling both happy and full! Sharon and Larry Finegold held an Open Sukkah for all JFG and Institute members with the traditional Lulav and…

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Marilyn Anthony The summer is over and soon we will be seeing many of our friends from colder climes returning to our activities. Our very popular potluck supper is returning on Wednesday, November 30 at 6:00 p.m. at the HOA 1 Activity Center. This is a free evening with your entrance fee being a delicious…

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Marilyn Anthony Hard to believe but the High Holidays are around the corner. To where did the summer disappear? The JFG will be holding its annual Break-Fast after Yom Kippur on October 12 in the Vermilion Room, HOA1. Menu includes an omelet station (peppers, onions, mushrooms, black olives, shredded cheddar cheese), challah, bagels, cream cheese,…