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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,…

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Marilyn Anthony Happy Hour returned on August 11 at the Agave Lounge at HOA1 with a pizza and salad buffet. It was fun to see all the sun and heat loving members who stay the year around. Thanks to Lorna Michelson and Kate Grinnell for their hosting of our most recent Ladies’ Coffee. The women…

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Marilyn Anthony On June 15 the Jewish Friendship Group held its annual Father’s Day BBQ at HOA 1 with our traditional ribs and chicken with coleslaw and beans, finishing with ice cream sundaes. As usual, before, during and after dinner there was plenty of conversation making for another wonderful evening for all. Happy Hour returns…

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Marilyn Anthony All enjoyed our Mother’s Day Dinner. Luckily the air conditioner in the Mesquite Grill was broken and the dinner was moved outside where we all delighted in the view and the deer who decided to drop in! The delicious buffet represented some of the best food to be had at any of our…

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Marilyn Anthony The Jewish Friendship Group celebrated Passover with a first night Seder led by Seth Basker and Sam Horowitz. The theme was Jewish unity and the formation of a cohesive Jewish community. Our thanks to Seth and Sam for making the evening interesting and relevant to today. The JFG celebrated Mother’s Day with a…