Tag: Jewish Friendship Group

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…

Jewish Friendship Group news

Marilyn Anthony Although many of our members have flown north to cooler climes, our activities continue apace and we hope to see our full time SaddleBrookians at all of our upcoming events. The Jewish Friends Group celebrated its Mother’s Day Dinner at the Mesquite Grill on May 21. Everyone who attended loved the intimacy of…

Jewish Friendship Group news – May 2014

On May 21 we will be once again celebrating Mother’s Day. This year we will have a Mediterranean Dinner Buffet at the Mesquite Grill. The menu will include Mediterranean salad, lemon garlic chicken and cracker crusted whitefish. Cost will be $24 per person including tip and tax. Lots of free parking. Mark your calendars for…