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Jewish Friendship Group

Marilyn Anthony Our annual Father’s Day BBQ will take place on Wednesday, June 17 at the Roadrunner Grill at 5:30 p.m. Menu will include BBQ beef ribs and chicken, cole slaw (vinegar based), vegetarian ranch beans, ice cream sundae or sorbet upon request. And although we are celebrating the fathers, it means the mothers also…

Jewish Friendship Group news

Marilyn Anthony We are looking forward to a wonderful Mother’s Day Brunch on May 7 at 10:30 a.m. at the Mesquite Grill. We will be able to enjoy the out of doors (shaded) and the wonderful food of HOA2. The menu includes an omelet station, lox and bagels, tomato, onion, chive cream cheese, yogurt, fresh…

Shabbat service March 27

The next Shabbat service will be held on Friday evening, March 27, 2015, in the Mariposa Room, DesertView Performing Arts Center. Services begin at 7:00 p.m. led by Rabbi Seltzer and Cantorial Soloist Sarah Bollt, accompanied by Carolyn Cochran. The following and last Shabbat services of the spring season will be held on April 24…

Jewish Friendship Group news – March 2015

Marilyn Anthony It was down to the wire for the second annual Jew Who Knew? evening with three teams tying for first place. Following two tie breaking questions, Team Aleph, Sam/Lorna Horowitz, Sandy/Seth Basker, Ellie/George Adelman and Elaine/Howard Fagan took the prize. It was no mean feat to win this year with somewhat esoteric questions.…

Jewish Friendship Group – February 2015

Marilyn Anthony The wonderful BBQ at the Mesquite Grill in January was enjoyed by 60 members. Delicious food was served outdoors under the heat lamps and the room was full of laughing, happy diners. We’ll be back at the Grill again for the Mother’s Day Brunch. Everyone should be ready for the Jewish Trivia on…

“Hidden child” during the Holocaust

The Institute for Jewish Services and Studies is pleased announce a special program with Willy Halpert who survived the Holocaust years of 1942 to 1945 as a hidden child. This program is being co-sponsored with the Jewish Friendship Group of SaddleBrooke. In August 1942, Willy was walking with his father on the streets of Antwerp,…

Jewish Friendship Group – January 2015

Sy Efron with toys donated to Diamond Children’s Center

The packed Vistas Dining Room was very festive for the Chanukah Party. The candles on each table mirrored the lights strung around the room and the excellent food service was accompanied by Carol Gordon playing Chanukah songs on the piano with members singing along. Chef Dave outdid himself with the scrumptious latkes. Seth Basker, outgoing…

Jewish Friendship Group news – October 2014

Marilyn Anthony The September potluck was an outstanding success. The food was superb even necessitating brisket police to ensure a slice for everyone! There were more than 50 different dishes from unusual salads to casseroles to yummy desserts. The many volunteers who helped set up the room got to eat first (pays to volunteer). A…

Jewish Friendship Group news

Marilyn Anthony One of our most popular activities takes place on September 16 in the HOA 1 Activity Center where we all look forward to the culinary inventiveness of our members. Anyone interested in attending the September Potluck should contact Sherry Kaplan at sherryhkaplan@gmail.com or 520-818-3284 to coordinate a dish to bring. These potlucks are…