Open Beit Midrash


The Life & Tragedy of King David

The Life & Tragedy of King David

August 25, 2020 10:00 am-11:00 am

“The Life & Tragedy of King David” will examine the life and tragedies of King David and transition into the life of the Kingdom after David’s death. The virtual Open Beit Midrash class meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 25-Sept. 22 on Zoom. Cost is $...



The Life and Philosophy of Rambam

The Life and Philosophy of Rambam

August 27, 2020 10:00 am-11:00 am

Learn about the life and philosophy of Judaism’s Greatest Rabbi: Rabbi Moshe Maimonides (Rambam). The class will explore topics such as the 13 principles of faith, Mashiach, miracles, the resurrection of the dead, the world to come, reward & punishments, and m...


Israeli Film Series

In the Kitchen with Chef Melinda


Challah Factory


Challah and other baked goods are baked fresh at The Challah Factory in the East Valley JCC’s kosher kitchen.

Chef Melinda creates delicious baked goods each week, including challah,  Monkey Bread (pull-apart cinnamon bread) and cookies (chocolate chip).  She also bakes special holiday and seasonal treats throughout the year.  You can also order by calling 480-897-0588.

Online orders must be placed by 5 p.m. Monday  for that Friday’s order. 

The EVJCC kitchen is under the kosher supervision of Rabbi Michael Beyo.