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Tuesdays at the J

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am MST

Tuesdays at the J

Tuesdays from 10 – 11 a.m.

Registration for the 2021-2022 season is now open!
Until further notice, the sessions will be held on Zoom and are free. Register below to receive the Zoom link.

Tuesdays at the J is a group for individuals and couples ages 55-plus who meet weekly to enjoy presentations on a variety of topics. Fall programs include live musical performances by local musicians and art presentations by museum docents, as well as workshops about wellness, Jewish holidays, music and genealogy . Register below to receive information on how to access the sessions. New members are always welcome and no membership is required to attend Tuesday at the J programs. The group is coordinated by Adrian Bendick. See the fall schedule below.

Tuesday, Nov. 16: ‘Bridge Generation: Preserving Your Family’s Story’

During this presentation by Daughters of Jacob Genealogy, sisters Elizabeth Lee and Lorrie Walker will explore the benefits and challenges of preserving your family history.

Daughters of Jacob Genealogy, started by sisters Elizabeth Lee and Lorrie Walker, combines family photos and stories with their expertise in genealogical and historical-cultural-image research to create heirloom books.

Elizabeth Lee earned a bachelor’s degree with honors in political science and continued on to graduate studies. She loves everything to do with history and maps, and she makes very beautiful family history books.

Lorrie Walker has an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction. She has published both quantitative and qualitative research. She loves tracking down the information that turns family mysteries into family histories.

 The duo will teach “Finding Your Family,” an online genealogy course, for the East Valley JCC Jan. 5-Feb. 9.  Learn more here

Fall schedule

Aug. 31: “Preparing Your Heart and Soul for the Holy Days” with Rabbi Arthur Lavinsky

Sept. 14: Museum at the J with the Chandler Museum: “Visual Stories: Dorothea Lange’s Depression Era Photography in Chandler, Arizona.”

Oct. 5: Music of Broadway with violinist Julie Ivanhoe

Oct. 12: Museum at the J with the Chandler Museum: “Frank Lloyd Wright and a New Vision for Chandler”

Oct. 19: Strategies for Healthy Aging with Deborah Lavinsky, health & wellness coach and Pilates teacher

Oct. 26: Klezmer musical performance by Odessa

Nov. 2: “Chopin: Bold, Imaginative, Introspective,” a lecture-recital by concert pianist Elias-Axel Pettersson

Nov. 9: Museum at the J: “Intrigue and Omission: Tales from the 18th Century” presented by Phoenix Art Museum docent Sarah Bodney

Nov. 16: “Bridge Generation: Preserving Your Family’s Story,” exploring the benefits and challenges of preserving your family history, presented by Daughters of Jacob Genealogy

Nov. 30: Holiday at the J: Chanukah with Rabbi Herschel Brodie of Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley

Dec. 7: ‘Was Elvis Jewish?’ presentation by Dan Fellner, university instructor and travel writer/photographer

Dec. 14: Museum at the J: “Judith: Changing Views of a Jewish Hero,” presented by Phoenix Art Museum docent Lisa Spahr

Details

Date:
November 16
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am MST
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.evjcc.org/tuesdays/

Organizer

EVJCC
Website:
evjcc.org

Venue

Virtual