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Kibbutzim in Israel, Then and Now

Kibbutz Sasa 1949

Michael Cohen, MD Friends of Israel, SLJC presents Susan Bondy. She has lectured nationally on Israel, Kibbutzim, and the Dead Sea Scrolls and investing. She is currently Chairman of the Israeli American Council – Arizona. The word Kibbutz means “gathering” in Hebrew and refers to the communal settlements in Israel that began well before the…

Sun Lakes Congregation news

  Doris Codkind, Publicity SLJC is an active congregation with members of all ages who come from various communities in the area. Tradition and prayer are woven into our services by Rabbi Irwin Wiener. The lovely voice of our Cantor Ronda Polesky, together with our renowned choir under the direction of Lana Oyer, makes our…

Friends of Israel, SLJC presents: Strategies to Combat Anti-Israel and Antisemitic Media October 29

Ginette Weiner

Michael Cohen Friends of Israel, SLJC, will present a talk entitled “Action, Not Just Talk: Learn Concrete Strategies to Combat Media’s Demonization of Israel and Jews” on October 29, 2017. The speaker is Ginette Weiner. Ginette is a published commentator in Jewish and mainstream newspapers and a lecturer on strategies for combating media bias, antisemitism…

SLJC Men’s Club news

SLJC Men’s Club outing to Martin Auto Museum in Phoenix, Arizona

The SLJC Men’s Club is an active social club of the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation. We meet monthly on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Chapel House for social interaction and stimulating presentations. One recent outing was to the Martin Auto Museum, a privately-owned, non-profit automobile museum located at 17641…

SLJC Sisterhood meets April 20

The next meeting of the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood will take place on April 20 at the Chapel Center at 1:00 p.m. The featured speaker is Janet Arnold, the Senior Concierge of Jewish Family and Children’s Services. She will present information about Creative Aging classes, a national movement that fosters the relationship between creative…

Schedule of High Holiday services

Candle lighting by Rabbi Wiener and Sandi Wiener

The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) is an established reform congregation that meets at the Sun Lakes Chapel on the second Friday of the month from September through June. In July and August, a rabbinic led Twilight Service is held in the Sun Lakes Chapel at 5:30 p.m. Services are a great opportunity to meet…

Sun Lakes Congregation summer services

The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation May Interfaith Holocaust Service

The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation May Interfaith Holocaust Service The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) is an established reform congregation that meets at the Sun Lakes Chapel on the second Friday of the month. Services are a great opportunity to meet new people, connect with Judaism and learn. New attendees are invited to be introduced…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation

Cantor Ronda Polesky at Passover

Allan Levy The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) is an established reform congregation that meets at the Sun Lakes Chapel on the second Friday of the month. Services are a great opportunity to meet new people, connect with Judaism and learn. New attendees are invited to be introduced at the service and members of the…

The effect we have on others

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. “There is nothing new beneath the sun! Whatever has been is what will be, and whatever has been done is what will be done.” (Ecclesiastes) These words are profound and cynical. It was though it does not matter what we do or say, everything is preordained. We all have been there.…

SLJC upcoming services

The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation inducts the Board of Directors.

The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) is an established reform congregation that meets at the Sun Lakes Chapel on the second Friday of the month. Services are a great opportunity to meet new people, connect with Judaism and learn. New attendees are invited to be introduced at the service and members of the congregation connect…