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Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation schedule

SLJC choir

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…

Lone Soldier Project

Joyce Spartonos/Michael Cohen The Lone Soldier Project has recently been launched by Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation. This social action project will be managed by the congregation’s Friends of Israel Committee. By way of explanation, Lone Soldiers refers to those young men and women who come from all over the world and travel to Israel to…

A moment in time

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Many of us have seen movies, heard stories or read books about the Holocaust. Most of us received some message or meaning from the experience. But through all the telling, there is one theme that is the common denominator – survival. All Holocaust depictions have that unmistakable message. Whether it is…

Chag Sameach (joyous festival)

Remembering those lost in the Holocaust

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation invites family, friends and neighbors to join us in the celebration of the festival of Passover at our Second-Night Passover Seder which will be held on April 11 at Palo Verde Country Club. The service will be led by Rabbi Wiener and Cantor Ronda Polesky. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., and…

Friends of Israel news

Michael W. Cohen The friends of Israel, Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation, presents “Is Israel a Jewish State or a State of Jews?” by Rabbi Michael Beyo. The Jewish fabric of Israel is a patchwork of numerous factions from many cultures and all corners of the earth. Meeting the needs of all these groups and their…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation honors music director

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Choir Director Lana Shagrin Oyer

On Friday, March 10, 2017, Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation will honor Lana Shagrin Oyer for 25 years of volunteering as music director at the Annual Music Service. The Annual Music Service will be held at The Sun Lakes All Faiths Chapel, which is open to all members of the community. The service begins at 7:30…

Get your game on at annual charity event

Esther Spear Attention all Canasta, Bridge and Mah Jongg enthusiasts, Scrabble players and all card players! It’s time for the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation’s annual fund-raising event for local charities on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Oakwood Clubhouse. There will be lots of extravagant gift baskets, cash raffles,…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation news

Benediction by Rabbi Wiener with, Music Director Lana Oyer, Cantor Ronda and President Wende Levy

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 from September thru 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…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood

Dedication of new menorah in memory of Jack Dante.

Esther Spear The topic for the January 19 meeting of the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood is “Wine and Your Heart: Taking Alcohol to Heart.” It will take place at the Chapel Center at 1:00 p.m. Wine has been thought to provide heart health benefits. The speaker is Dr. Eugene Lariviere. The theme of the…