Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation News

The March service at the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) will be held on Friday, March 10. Choir director Lana Oyer will be honored for her 30 years of service to the congregation. The congregation conducts services each month on the second Friday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Sun Lakes Chapel. For additional information or to have your questions answered about SLJC services, call 480-612-4413.

On Sunday, March 5, at 1 p.m., the Temple’s Adult Education program will be featuring Dr. Dan Fellner, a seven-time Fulbright fellow, a faculty associate at Arizona State University, and a freelance travel writer specializing in Jewish destinations. He has written for numerous newspapers and magazines about Jewish communities in such places as Ecuador, Vietnam, Serbia, Malta, Barbados, India, Alaska, and Myanmar. His presentation, “Examining Elvis Presley’s Jewish Roots,” will be taking place at the Lecture Room at Cottonwood Country Club. Admission is free, and the talk is open to the public.

The Sisterhood will be holding their annual charity event on March 27 at 10:30 a.m., at the Oakwood Country Club, which includes gift baskets, cash raffles, a bake sale, fashion show, and a luncheon. For complete information, call 480-895-3168.

Looking ahead, on April 5 SLJC will hold a community seder at the Chapel House. The cost is $40 for members of the congregation and $50 for non-members. For reservations and information, call 909-229-6572.