Jewish Friendship Group news

Marilyn Anthony

The JFG will be holding its annual Break Fast after Yom Kippur on September 19 at 6:15 p.m. in the Vista Dining Room SaddleBrooke One.

Price is $31 per person (all taxes included) for members.

Please get your reservations in by September 12 to Laurie Colen, 63845 E Orangewood Lane. No reservations will be accepted after that date.

On October 11, we will be holding a dinner on the Patio at SaddleBrooke One with a delicious menu including minestrone soup, turkey wraps with swiss cheese, tarragon aioli, lettuce, tomato and onion, beef and havarti wraps with horseradish, lettuce, tomato and onion, brownies and non-alcoholic beverages. Cost is $15.85 plus tip and tax for a total of $20.00 per person. There will be a no host bar.

Thanks to Ellie Adelman and Jane Urowitz for hosting the Ladies’ Coffee in August. Judie Shyman and Carol Levine are hosting the next JFG coffee on September 14 at Judie Shyman’s house, 37284 S Rock Crest Dr. at 10:30 a.m. Please RSVP to Carol at [email protected].

There will be a coffee on October 25 at the home of Judy Bram, co-hosted by Renee Mazin and Marilyn Greenberg. Details of this event will be forthcoming in emails.

The next men’s lunch will be Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at the Catalina Room of the Mesquite Grill in SaddleBrooke TWO. It will start at 11:00 a.m. and we have the room until 1:00 p.m.


11:00 to 11:30 a.m., meet and talk to friends.

11:30 a.m. to noon, lunch orders taken.

11:30 to ?, Discussion of a social or international issue (ironically this discussion is under discussion.

Noon, lunch will be served.

Kindly RSVP to Howard Cohen at [email protected].

The Co-Ed Book Club has voted and the results are in. Over the coming season we will be reading: All the Rivers by Dorit Rabinyan, Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish, Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan, The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor, The Bridal Chair by Gloria Goldreich, Gateway to the Moon by Mary Morris and Dinner at the Center of the Earth by Nathan Englander.

Meeting dates are November 8, December 13, January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11 and May 9. Sandy Epstein is currently looking for volunteers to present a book and/or host a meeting. Grab a book to present before your favorite one is gone.

Sy Efron has been collecting toys for the children at the Diamond Children’s Hospital for the last 14 years. Sy feels that it is time for him to retire and hopefully pass it on to another volunteer.

If you are interested in continuing with this program, please let our president Bill Kaplan know of your interest.

Bill’s contact information is 818-3284, [email protected].

The contact person from last year is Lauren Erdelyi; her phone number is 520-626-1614.

If Sy can be of any assistance, you can contact him at 520-825-7047.

For further information about the JFG, please contact Bill Kaplan at [email protected].