The East Valley JCC offers a variety of classes and programs that educate, communicate and inspire, including weekly Open Beit Midrash sessions, holiday programming, and cooking demonstrations by Chef Melinda McNeil of the EVJCC’s kosher Challah Factory. See below for upcoming programs.
Open Beit Midrash
Learn about the life and philosophy of Rabbi Moshe Maimonides (Rambam). The class will explore many fundamental theological concepts. Open to all levels. The virtual class meets at 10 a.m. Thursdays, Jan. 7-March 18. Cost is $110 for 11-week series.
Israeli Film Series
In the Kitchen with Chef Melinda
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.