Programs

Group Fitness

The J offers more than 80 group classes each week to help you achieve your fitness goals, including Barre Fusion, BODYPUMP™️, J Cross-Train, Cycle Barre, Fit for Life, Heart & Sole, Pilates Reformer, Strength & More, Tai Chi, TRX Suspension, Yoga and Zumba. Ages 13+.

Our IC7 Lifetime Fitness Cycle Bikes with integrated Coach by Color system will maximize your training experience and help you reach your goals faster.

See our schedule. For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

BODYPUMP™
The ORIGINAL barbell class! Endurance strength training where muscle and music collide! Suitable for all levels… The fastest way to get in shape! Level 1-3. No one under the age of 13 allowed.

J Barre Fusion
This fusion class will incorporate movements from ballet and Pilates that will develop long lean muscles, core strength and dynamic balance and flexibility. This workout will integrate both standing and mat work along with using equipment such as; weights, discs, Pilates rings, body bar, Lebert Equalizer, and other various props. Level 1-3.

J Cross-Train
If you are someone that likes variety, then you will love the spontaneity of this class. Fusing together intensities and different types of exercises creates intervals and variations that shock your body. This full-body class will include body toning with weights, bands and/or body weight. Level 2-3.

Cycle Barre
This class is a 30/30 format. Enjoy rolling hills, steep climbs, flat roads, and high speed interval training as you challenge your heart for 30 minutes on the bike, followed by ballet and Pilates moves that will develop long lean muscles, core strength and dynamic balance and flexibility with movements off the bike.

Fit for Life
Work your entire body and increase your flexibility and strength in this class tailored for mature adults. Level 1-2.

Heart & Sole
A low impact workout for all fitness levels. This class will improve your cardiovascular endurance, strength, and balance. Level 1-2.

H.I.I.T Body
Build a better body and a better you by joining us in H.I.I.T. Body. This High Intensity Interval Training class will help develop lean muscles and keep your body burning for hours after your workout. All levels welcome, but be prepared to work hard!

The Mashup
A workout for all levels that includes Strength & Agility, HIIT, and Mind Body. This is an amazing fitness combination that will have you achieving results faster while working on your cardiovascular and strength endurance. Level 1-3.

Pilates Reformer
Develop lean muscles as you improve your core strength. Our reformers allow you to tailor your workout to your fitness level.

J Step
J-Step is an energizing workout using a height-adjustable step and full body movements on, over and around the step. “Step” back in to a class developed as a high intensity, yet low impact workout. Improve your Strength, Coordination and Endurance by learning choreographed routines. Level 1-3.

Strength & More
Use weights, bands and your own body weight to build strength and endurance, increase bone density and decrease body fat as you increase your lean muscle mass. Level 2-3.

Stretch & Roll Class
Stretching improves flexibility, ease of movement and helps prevent injuries. Learn the basics of full-body stretching and foam rolling to release tight muscles, fascial adhesions and improve blood flow. Make the most of every stretch!

Tai Chi
An ancient Chinese exercise that contributes to physical, mental and spiritual well-being. A series of dance-like movements are linked in a continuous, smooth-flowing sequence. These easy-to-learn movements are progressive and coordinated with deep breathing to circulate and balance your body’s vital energy or chi.

TRX Suspension
The original, best-in-class workout that leverages gravity and your body weight to build strength and balance.

Yoga
We offer a variety of yoga classes for all fitness levels and abilities, from restorative to yoga flow. Increase your strength, flexibility and mindfulness.

Chair Yoga
Still your mind while building strength, flexibility and balance as we practice yoga with the aid of a chair. This is a great class for individuals who want to learn yoga in a safe, stable way. Level 1-2.

Gentle Yoga
Gentle back- and core-strengthening postures relieve stress and increase flexibility, balance and mobility. This class is great for beginners and those wanting a gentle practice. Level 1-2.

Restorative Yoga
Learn to relax deeply and leave each class feeling rejuvenated! Blankets, blocks, bolsters and straps support the body in restorative poses. Level 1.

Yin Yoga
Yin yoga is meditative practice which accesses deeper connective tissues and fascia. Increase your mobility, balance and peace of mind as you lubricate and protect your joints. Level 1-2.

Zumba
Get energized with red-hot international dance moves to spicy Latin rhythms. With the infectious music and easy-to-follow steps, you’ll be hooked!

Passport to Fitness Challenge

November 1-22

Stretch out of your fitness comfort zone and try something fun and new during our challenge! Participants receive a Passport to Fitness and are challenged to take a class from seven “fitness territories” — Pilates, Yoga, Aqua, Cross-Training, Burn Fit, Cycling and Personal Training. Complete six out of the seven territories to complete the challenge. All participants who complete the challenge will receive a water bottle and will qualify for a raffle to win other prizes!

Classes are free so there’s nothing to lose and everything to gain!

Register by Oct. 30 with Hannah at 480.481.7015 or hannahp@vosjcc.org.

NEW! Aging Backwards

Wednesdays at 11:45am & Saturdays at 11:30am

This one-hour, zero-impact exercise for active adults 55+ rebalances the entire body by simultaneously stretching and strengthening all 650 muscles and 320 joints to pre-choreographed music. Join us!

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

J Running Class

Tuesdays, Nov. 5-Dec. 17 | 6:30-7:30am

This 7-week running class will teach you the key elements of running including proper form, warm-up drills, setting your pace, how to prepare for a race and more! For beginners to intermediate runners.

Members: $40 | Guests: $55

Fee includes a $5 discount on the Oy Vey 5k and a written running plan.

Register today!

Aquatic Group Fitness

Getting fit is fun with one of our many aquatic group fitness classes in our resort-style, heated pools.

See our schedule. For more information, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

NEW! Aqua Zumba
We take the “work” out of workout by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Level 1 -3.

Aqua Core
This 30-minute shallow-water class focuses on core strength, full body toning, stability, endurance and range of motion. Level 1-3.

Aqua Deep
You control the intensity in this 45-minute deep-water workout. Flotation equipment stabilizes your posture for a no-impact, full-body workout. Must be comfortable in deep water. Level 1-3.

Aqua Fit
Improve your cardio fitness, endurance, strength and flexibility with this low-impact, 45-minute shallow-water resistance workout. Great for beginners and advanced participants. Uses buoys, noodles, kickboards and Aqualogix™️ bells. Level 1-3.

Aqua Tabata
This 45-minute, HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) shallow-water workout improves your cardio fitness, endurance, strength and flexibility. Interval variations make this a great class for beginners to advanced participants. Level 1-3.

We have regular classes each week to progressively improve functional movement.

See our Parkinson’s programs.

Walkin’ Wednesdays – The J’s Walking Club

Starting September 4 – May at 9am

Join the J Walkers for a 1.5 mile walk through the J neighborhood. Bring water, wear your walking shoes and meet us every Wednesday at the flagpole. Strollers, dogs and all walking paces are welcome.

Members: Free.

Contact Membership at 480.481.7090 with any questions.

Hiking Club

In partnership with
The NikkiB Group

Like to HIKE? Then join the J Hiking Club!

Meet hike leader, Kristina Brown and your fellow J members at the trailhead for a beautiful morning of friendship and fitness.

Members: FREE, but some trails may have a $7 trail fee.

Register below or call the membership desk at 480.481.7090.

Thanksgiving Family Hike & Picnic Lunch
Friday, November 29 | 8:30am
George “Doc” Cavalliere Park – (Easy 1-mile hike)

Calling all families! Burn off your Thanksgiving Feast and join our family friendly hike, playground fun and picnic lunch at one of the Valley’s best parks. Depart The J at 8:40am. Car-a-van to the trailhead. Blaze the trail for 30 minutes and enjoy a casual morning on the playground. Pack your Kosher-style lunch and picnic blanket.

Members: FREE

Register online now or call the membership desk at 480.481.7090.

 

Oy Vey 5K Fun Run

Sunday, December 22 | Registration 7:30am

Valley of the Sun JCC Soccer Fields

This is a family event for runners and walkers of all ages! Our J Fitness instructors will lead you through a pre-event stretch to music provided by EventSmart Entertainment. Enjoy post-race festivities on the fields with light snacks and drinks. 8am: Kids Fast Dash for ages 3-6, 100 yard dash for 3-4 year olds, 200 yard dash for 5-6 year olds. 8:30am: 5K Run/Walk Ages 7+

Ages 7+: $30 | Ages 3-6: $10

Register online now!

Yoga

See our schedule. For more information, please contact 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Private Yoga Training
Individualize your yoga practice to ensure that postures are performed optimized in alignment with your body. Great for all levels.

60-min session | M: $75

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Awakening Joy Yoga Specialty Series
Sunday, Nov. 17 | 11:35am-1:25pm
An all levels practice specifically designed to help alleviate the symptoms of stress related disorders, including anxiety and depression, as well as create profound peace, restoration and rejuvenation of the mind and body.
Members: $25 per class or $60 for all
Guests: $33 per class or $80 for all

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Personal Training

Working with a personal trainer is one of the fastest, easiest and most successful ways to improve your health and fitness. Our trainers will customize a program to meet your needs: weight loss, increased strength, improved balance, functional training or enhanced overall health.

*All training sessions are by appointment only. Sessions do not carry over, are non-refundable and non-transferable. Additional terms and conditions listed separately.

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

NEW! Post Rehab Program

Resolve old injuries. Decrease chronic pain. Continue your rehab progress. This comprehensive program addresses more than fitness and helps to improve your functional movement, strength and range of motion. A complimentary health assessment helps us create the perfect program tailored to your needs.

For pricing and information contact 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

60-Minute Private Personal Training*
Each 60-minute session package includes a nutrition assessment and free unlimited nutrition coaching.

10-Session Package
$75 per session and you get 1 free session

20-Session Package
$70 per session and you get 2 free sessions

40-Session Package
$65 per session and you get 3 free sessions

*All private sessions must be used within 6 months of purchase.

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

30-Minute Private Personal Training*
Each 30-minute session package includes a nutrition assessment.

10-Session Package
$45 per session and you get 1 free session

20-Session Package
$40 per session and you get 2 free sessions

40-Session Package
$35 per session and you get 3 free sessions

*All private sessions must be used within 6 months of purchase.

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Small Group Training*°
All group sessions are 60-minutes and include targeted workouts for glutes, arms, abs and cardio. Minimum of 3 people required; maximum of 8.

Group of 3-5 people
$25 per person, per session

Group of 5-8 people
$20 per person, per session

°Month-to-month. Must purchase a minimum of four sessions per month and must redeem in the same month purchased.

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Introductory Offer*
Receive two 60-minute personal training sessions, complete with free health assessment and nutrition analysis for just $109!

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Ask about our referral bonus!

BURN Fit

Our BURN Fit series uses High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to push you to the next level. Choose a 30- or 60-minute burn. With focus on strength and cardio, this series will keep you guessing and maximize your results. A small instructor-to-participant ratio provides individualized attention to ensure you are using perfect form and technique. Modifications and all fitness levels welcome.

$49 unlimited access, month to month. $20 drop-in rate.

INTRODUCTORY OFFER
New Member/Guest: 1 FREE WEEK of unlimited BURN Fit classes!

See our schedule. For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Wellness + Nutrition

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Healthy Eating 101
Second & Fourth Wednesdays | 11am-noon

Take control of your health and learn how to eat in a way that supports your health and your lifestyle. This class will help you get more out of J workouts and even more out of life!

Free for members.

Pilates

Pilates is proven to help develop optional strength, flexibility, endurance, and posture without adding bulk or stressing your joints. The perfect complement to cardiovascular exercise, athletic training or rehabilitation, Pilates will leave you looking toned, feeling revitalized and moving with ease.

See our schedule. For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Pilates Open House
Sunday, November 17 | 11:30am-1:30pm

Come experience Pilates! Our expert instructors are available for free mini sessions in the studio.

Introduction to Pilates

1 60-minute Pilates Reformer class

Members: Free

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Pilates Reformer Classes
Brisk-paced, flowing movements on the Pilates Reformer provide a full-body workout that improves core strength, balance and flexibility. Our studio includes reformers with Trapeze and Combo Chairs. If you are new to Pilates, try one of our slower-paced Fundamental Reformer classes.

See our schedule for available classes.

Pilates Reformer Group Classes

1 class| Members: $35
5 classes | Members: $125
10 classes | Members: $200
20 classes | Members: $300

Intro to Group Pilates offer: 5 classes for $75

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Private Pilates Sessions

Private Pilates Reformer sessions are tailored to your unique needs and goals. Session techniques and equipment vary and evolve as your form, strength and flexibility improve. Options include 60-minute and 30-minute sessions.

Intro to Private Pilates offer: 3 60-minute sessions for $149

Member Pricing
1 session |$52 30-min; $75 60-min
5 sessions | $225 30-min; $325 60-min
10 sessions | $400 30-min; $575 60-min

Guest Pricing
1 60-min Private | $100
5 60-min sessions | $425
10 60-min sessions | $800

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Aquatics

Get into the swim of things at The J! All fees except private lessons are per month. An additional $25 registration fee applies to all aquatics programs.

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

J Swim Academy
Our J Swim Academy fosters academic and physical excellence through swimming. The academy is a year-round tiered-structured swim program that teaches water safety to all four competitive strokes, advancing from J Babies to J Squad.

All program pricing is per month, and all classes are based on 30-minute sessions once or twice a week.

1x/Week
M: $85 | G: $125

2x/Week
M: $130 | G: $195

Entry Points and Program Flow (based on age and ability)

J Swim Academy Flowchart

J Babies
Ages 6 months to 3 years
Maximum: 6 parents and 6 babies per class
This class helps young children to be happy and safe in, around and under the water. This class creates special moments with mom, dad or a special family member (with the help of a teacher) while children enjoy the water. Through games, songs and routines, students learn to float on their backs and to be comfortable submerging and breathing. Students may advance to J Grads or J Prep, depending on their skill level.

J Grads
Ages 18 months to 3 years
Maximum: 3 students per class
This class is for children who have graduated from J Babies. Children are introduced to pop-up breathing, streamline kicking, advanced back float with kicking and overarm freestyle stroke. Upon mastering these skills, students may advance to J Prep Level 1.

J Prep
Ages 3-5
Maximum: 4 students per class

Level 1
J Prep Level 1 teaches children to prone float and to streamline kick unassisted for five yards with their faces in the water except when recovering to breathe. They also learn to back float. Upon mastering these skills, students advance to J Prep Level 2 or J School Level 2, based on age.

Level 2
J Prep Level 2 teaches children the overarm freestyle stroke (no breathing) and kicking on their backs. Side breathing is introduced, as well as the butterfly and breaststroke kicks. Upon mastering these skills, students are eligible to advance to our J Prep Level 3 or J School Level 3, based on age.

Level 3
J Prep Level 3 is geared towards strong swimmers who have achieved all the Level 2 skills. The main goal in this class is to master side breathing and backstroke arms with kicking. It also introduces butterfly and breaststroke arms. Upon mastering these skills and being able to swim freestyle and backstroke for 15 yards, students are eligible to advance to one of our J Squad programs.

J School
Ages 6+
Maximum: 5 students per class

Level 1
This class is for school-age children who are learning to swim. Students become comfortable submerging and floating on their backs. Streamline floating and kicking are also taught. Upon achieving these skills, students can progress to J School Level 2.

Level 2
This class is for children who are comfortable in the water, but have limited swimming experience. Students learn overarm freestyle stroke for five yards, side breathing, backstroke kicking and kicking for both butterfly and breaststroke. Upon mastering these skills, students can progress to J School Level 3.

Level 3
This class concentrates on teaching freestyle with side breathing and correct backstroke. It also introduces butterfly and breaststroke arms. Students must be able to swim both freestyle and backstroke for 15 yards to advance to J Squad Level 1.

J Squad
1-Hour Classes
Ages 6+
Maximum: 8 students per group

Level 1
This class places greater emphasis on all four strokes: back, breast, butterfly and freestyle. It also introduces flip-turns and basic dive progressions. Students must be able to swim both freestyle and backstroke for 50 yards and butterfly and breaststroke for 25 yards to advance to J Squad Level 2.

Level 2
Emphasis is placed on endurance, performance, perfecting all four strokes and mastering all competitive starts and turns. Upon mastering these skills, students may advance to the J Swim Club (JSC).

Register for J Swim Academy today! For more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

J Swim Club
J Swim Club is a year-round swim team for youth ages 5-18 of all levels, as well as collegiate swimmers. We are affiliated with USA Swimming and Arizona Swimming LSC. Our certified coaches help each swimmer to reach his or her full potential and to compete in local, regional, and out- of-state venues. Swim competitions range from novice to national levels.

Copper
Practice Schedule
Mon-Wed: 6:15-7:15pm
Tue-Thu: 5-6:30pm, includes dryland
Fri: 4:15-5:30pm
Sat: 10-11:30am
M: $85 | G: $125

Bronze
Practice Schedule
Mon-Wed: 5-6:15pm
Tue-Thu: 5-6:30pm, includes dryland
Fri: 4:15-5:30pm
Sat: 10-11:30am
M: $85 | G: $125

Silver
Practice Schedule
Mon-Wed: 5-6:30pm
Tue-Thu: 5-7pm, includes dryland
Fri: 4-5:30pm
Sat: 10-11:30am
M: $150 | G: $200

Gold
Practice Schedule
Mon-Wed: 5-6:30pm
Tue-Thu: 5-7pm, includes dryland
Fri: 4-5:30pm
Sat: 10-11:30am
M: $150 | G: $200

Platinum
Practice Schedule
Mon-Wed: 4:30-6:15pm
Tue-Thu: 4:15-6:30pm, includes dryland
Fri: 4-5:30pm
Sat: 8-10am
M: $175 | G: $225

Senior
Practice Schedule
Mon-Wed-Fri: 5-6:30am
Mon-Wed: 2:45-5pm
Tue-Thu: 2:45-5:45pm, includes dryland
Fri: 2:45-5pm
Sat: 8-10am
M: $175 | G: $225

Register for J Swim Club today! For more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

J Masters
J Masters is designed for swimmers ages 19+ of all skill levels who want to swim for recreation, health and competition. Practice sessions are led by our USA/USMS-certified coaching staff. J Master swimmers also have access to clinics throughout the year and private instruction upon request.

Practice Schedule
Tue-Thurs: 6:30-7:30pm
Sat: 11:30am-12:30pm

M: $50 | G: $75 / per month, includes Adult Water Polo

Register for J Masters today! For more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

J Private Swim Lessons
We offer private lessons to people of all ages and skill level who are seeking a more personal approach to learning to swim. Lessons are taught by certified instructors and coaches and improve stroke technique, sport performance and build a healthier lifestyle.

30-min session: M: $50 | G: $75

Register for youth and adult private swim lessons today! For more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

J Youth Water Polo
Your child will have a ball and make new friends while learning to catch, pass, shoot and score with our professional coaching staff in this exciting, action-packed sport! Focus is on sportsmanship, strategy and teamwork.

Mon-Wed: 6-8pm – Advanced, includes dryland
Tue-Thu: 6-7:30pm – Beginners, includes dryland
Fri: 4-5:30pm – Advanced, dryland only
Sun: 2:30-4pm – Beginners and Advanced, water only

Monthly Fee: M: $85 | Guests: $125

Register for J Youth Water Polo today! For dates, times and more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

J Adult Water Polo
Join us for fitness and camaraderie as you enjoy water polo fun with our professional coaches.

Sun | 4-5:30 pm

Monthly fee includes Masters: M: $50 | G: $75

Register for J Adult Water Polo today! For dates, times and more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

J Lifeguard Training Classes
Register in one of our monthly American Red Cross-certification courses that teach: lifeguarding responsibilities, rescue skills, and includes CPR/ AED for the Professional Rescuer certification. Participants must complete two prerequisite skills:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously, using freestyle (front crawl) and breaststroke
  • Swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object in both hands (head out of water), and climb out of the pool without using the steps or ladder within 1 minute 40 seconds

In addition, participants must be age 15 or older by the completion of the class. Proof of age is required the first class day. Registration is final.

Class Fee: $275 includes CPR mask.

Register for J Lifeguard Training Classes today! For dates, times and more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

Visit JSwimshop.com to purchase all of your J Swim gear and/or apparel, including swimsuits, goggles, fins, paddles, snorkels, baby diapers and much more!

Also open daily by the activity pool!

Youth Basketball

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

Jeff Berkowitz Youth Basketball League
Jeff Berkowitz Youth Basketball League

Ventura Basketball AcademySundays, Sept. 8 – Nov. 24, off Sept. 29 & Oct. 13
Boys & Girls Grades Pre-K-6

Young players participate in 10 weeks of skill development and exciting game play emphasizing Jeff’s core values of Respect, Perseverance, Integrity and Community as they learn what it takes to be an all-star athlete on and off the court. Focus of this non-competitive league is on the fundamental and building your child’s confidence. Game jersey and awards included.

Team Practices & Games:
Sundays, Nov. 3, 10, 17 & 24

Pre K-K: Sundays| 12:30pm-1:30pm
Grades 1-2 | 1:30pm-2:45pm
Grades 3-4| 3:00pm-4:15pm
Grades 5-6| 4:15pm-5:30pm

Members: $115 | Guests: $170 before Aug. 31
Members: $135 | Guests: $190 after Aug. 31

Limited spots available.

Register online now or call Membership at 480.481.7090.

Youth Soccer

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

Phoenix Rush Soccer ClubJ Rec Soccer
Sundays, Oct. 13 – Nov. 24
off Nov. 17
Boys & Girls Grades Pre-K-2

Kids improve their motor skills, coordination and self-confidence. Our focus is on developmentally appropriate basic game skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, and teamwork. Game jersey and awards included.

WE NEED COACHES! Sign up and receive 50% off of your child’s registration – limited to the first 8 parent volunteers. You do not need any prior coaching experience, we provide detailed practice plans and weekly step-by-step instructions to lead your child’s team. Sign up to be a coach here.

Sundays, Oct. 13, 20 & 27 and Nov. 3, 10 & 24
Grades 1-2 | 12:15pm-1:30pm
Pre K-K | 1:45pm-2:45pm

Members: $110 | Guests: $155 before Aug. 31
Members: $130 | Guests: $175 after Aug. 31

Limited spots available.

Register online now or call Membership at 480.481.7090.

Phoenix Rush Soccer ClubJ Soccer Academy
Wednesdays, Nov. 6, 13, 20 and Dec. 4 & 11
4:30pm-5:15pm
Boys & Girls 6-8 years old

Looking for some extra practice for your young athlete? If your kid is ready to work hard to enhance technical skills, we’ll work on everything from passing accuracy, body control, endurance, shooting, speed, strength and more. Led by a professional Rush Soccer Coach.

Members: $100 | Guests: $125 before Aug. 31
Members: $110 | Guests: $135 after Aug. 31

Space is limited to 12 athletes.

Register online now or call Membership at 480.481.7090.

Youth Swimming

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7035 or aquatics@vosjcc.org.

See our swim programs and sign up today!

Jewish Youth Group Sports League – “The League”

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

Coming January 2020

The League is THE place to be for Jewish teens grades 8-12 on Sunday evenings! It is a collaborative effort of BBYO, NCSY, NFTY, USY and The J! This is. All athletes must be a part of a Jewish youth group to participate. Program includes:

  • 8 weeks of tournament play
  • Playoffs and Championship for top teams
  • The League T-shirt
  • Closing Awards Banquet

M: $75 | G: $95

Register online now or call Membership at 480.481.7090.

The League is funded in part by the Howard A. Levey Memorial Fund and
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Maccabi

For more information, contact us at maccabi@vosjcc.org.

Youth Tennis

J Jr. Tennis Champs with Seth Korey Tennis Academy

Shea Middle School Tennis Courts, 2728 E. Shea Blvd., Phoenix 85028
These clinics are designed to develop players through our red, orange and green dot ball phases. Coaches put a strong emphasis on building fundamental strokes and footwork patterns. Students will learn to work together, develop hand-eye coordination and better understand the game of tennis earlier. For ages 4-12.

Complimentary transportation from The J and snack provided. Loaner rackets will be provided if needed.

Option 1

Tuesdays, 4-5:30pm
Nov. 5-Dec. 10

Register online now!

Option 2

Thursdays, 4-5:30pm
Nov. 7-Dec. 19

Register online now!

Option 3

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4-5:30pm
Nov. 5-Dec. 19

Register online now!

Adult Sports

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

Members-Only Pickup Basketball
Wednesdays | 7-9pm
Sundays: Early-Play, 7:30-10:00am | Late-Play, 9:30-11:30am

Just want to shoot some hoops? The J makes it easy for you to play with pickup basketball on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Meet other members on the court and have some fun! Ages 18+.

Free, for members.

J Adult Tennis Program with Seth Korey Tennis Academy
Sundays | 9-10:30am
The Scottsdale McCormick, 7421 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale 85258

These clinics are for tennis players of all levels, beginner through advanced. They will offer a variety of game enhancing drills to develop fundamentals, strategic skills and pointers to strengthen your game, point play to practice new skills, and a great cardio workout. All levels welcome!

Single class pricing: register here!

Monthly pricing: register here!

Pickleball

Members-Only Pickleball
Monday – Fridays | 7-9am
Time is subject to change

Pickleball is one of the fastest growing racquet sports in the country! It combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong and is fun for people of all skill levels and ages.

Free, for members.

Not a member? Join today! Contact 480.483.7121 or membership@vosjcc.org.

Racquetball

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 4-6pm
Sundays | 9:30-11:30am

With a state-of-the-art racquetball court, there is no stopping a good game! Racquetball is not only a great workout, it is also a fun fitness activity for all ages and skill levels.

Free for J members.

For more information, contact us at 480.483.7121 or membership@vosjcc.org.

Did you know you can rent our courts and fields?

With two full-size, indoor basketball courts and racquetball court, as well as manicured soccer fields, there is no stopping a good game! Have your basketball, soccer, cheerleading, gymnastics, volleyball or racquetball event at The J! We’re open to all, so come check what our facility has to offer.

For more information, contact 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

Preschool Early Childhood Center Programs

For more information, please contact 480.659.7769 or earlychildhood@vosjcc.org.

There are no preschool early childhood programs and events currently scheduled.

PJ Library

For more information, contact 480.481.7112 or pjlibrary@vosjcc.org.

Become a Book Bubbie or Zadie!

Pardes Jewish Day School, in partnership with PJ Library and the Bureau of Jewish Education, presents this amazing opportunity!

Join us to read stories to your grandchildren in their classrooms!

Pardes Jewish Day School will be hosting a kick-off event and brief volunteer training in the Fall of 2019.

For more information, please contact grandparents@pardesschool.org.

BJEPardes Jewish Day School

Oy Vey 5K Fun Run

Sunday, December 22 | Registration 7:30am

Valley of the Sun JCC Soccer Fields

This is a family event for runners and walkers of all ages! Our J Fitness instructors will lead you through a pre-event stretch to music provided by EventSmart Entertainment. Enjoy post-race festivities on the fields with light snacks and drinks. 8am: Kids Fast Dash for ages 3-6, 100 yard dash for 3-4 year olds, 200 yard dash for 5-6 year olds. 8:30am: 5K Run/Walk Ages 7+

Ages 7+: $30 | Ages 3-6: $10

Register online now!

Youth Break Camps

Shemesh Camp at The J… All Year Long!

When school is out Shemesh Camp @ The J is in! Camper grades K-5 have a blast as they play games, create arts and crafts, forge friendships and much more!

For more information, contact us at 480.634.4949 or shemesh@vosjcc.org.

School’s Out Shemesh Camp
November 1 & 11
Members: $50 | Guests: $75 per day
November 11 Club J 5 days a week: FREE including AM & PM care – advanced sign up required

Returning campers register here.

New campers register here.

Shemesh Camp Family Field Trip – Amazing Jake’s
Nov. 10 | 1-5pm
Enjoy a Shemesh camp field trip WITH your camper! The entire family is invited to see how much fun we have on Shemesh field trips! Includes bus transportation from and back to The J, unlimited laser tag, all rides, all non-prize games video games and unlimited bowling with shoes.
Members: $25 | Guests: $35 per person

Returning campers register here.

New campers register here.

Shemesh Winter Break Camp
December 23-27, no camp Dec. 25
December 30 – January 3, no camp Jan. 1
Members: $160 | Guests: $240 four days
Members: $50 | Guests: $75 per day

Returning campers register here.

New campers register here.

School’s Out Shemesh Camp
January 20 & February 17
Club J 5 days a week: FREE including AM & PM care – advanced sign up required

Registration opens November 13.

Shemesh Spring Break Camp
March 9-13 & 16-20

Registration opens November 13.

School’s Out Shemesh Camp
April 10
Club J: FREE including AM & PM care – advanced sign up required

Registration opens November 13.

AM and PM Extended Care

AM Extended Care: 7:30-9am
5 Days: M $30 | G $45
4 Days: M $24 | G $36
Daily: M $8 | G $12

PM Extended Care: Mon-Thu 3-6pm, Fri. 3-5pm
5 Days: M $60 | G $90
4 Days: M $48 | G $72
Daily: M $16 | G $24

AM and PM Extended Bundles
5 Days: M $90 | G $135
4 Days: M $72 | G $108
Daily: M $24 | G $36

Late Fees

There is an additional $25 late registration fee for camps joined after noon on Friday the week prior and a $15 late fee for AM and PM Extended Care.

Refund Policy

The last date for a full refund for Intersession Camp must be requested at a minimum of 1 week prior to camp. At the fifth day, 50% refund is given. Four days or less there is no refund.

Shemesh Camp Preview Day
March 1 | 11am-2pm
Join Shemesh camp counselors as we preview a day of Shemesh Summer Camp activities from sports to crafts, cooking and more! Camp leadership will be available to we answer parents/guardian questions while campers have a blast and get pumped for summer.
Free

Registration opens January 15.

Shemesh Camp Maccabiah Games
April 5 | 11am-1pm
Parents and campers battle each other in a friendly yet spirited Shemesh Maccabiah games. Fun challenges include nosedive, tin foil sculptures, trivia contest and much more!
Free

Registration opens January 15.

Club J and After School Enrichment

Grades K-4

Afterschool Enrichments August 19 – November 22
Mondays – Thursdays | 4-4:45pm & 5-5:45pm

No classes the weeks of September 30 or October 7
Parent showcase the week of November 18

Some classes have limited spots and are available on a first come, first served basis.

For more information, please contact 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Mondays  |  4pm

Homework Help
Club J staff maintain a quiet environment and assist self-motivated students with completing their homework before they go home. Computers with internet available for homework only. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

World of Sports with Collin
Basketball, soccer, volleyball, floorball, pickleball and so much more! Get your child into the game and take their love of sports to a whole new level. Grades K-1
CJ: Free | M: $60 | G: $100

Register online now!

Cheer with Zoe P.
Students capture The J spirit by learning cheers, routines and stunt work while gaining confidence in voice projection, strong body movements and performing for an audience. Grades K-4
CJ: Free | M: $60 | G: $100

Register online now!

Jewelry Making
Friendship bracelets, beads, looms, perler beads, water beads and more, we explore and create in all the latest fashion and trends! Grades K-4
CJ: $30 | M: $50 | G: $75

Register online now!

Puzzles, Codes and Cubes
Does your child love puzzles, solving Rubik’s cube or breaking word codes? Whether working on our puzzles or one from home, it’s sure to be fun! Grades 2-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Imagination Station
Get creative with lalaloopsy, squishies, LOL dolls, My Little Pony and princesses of all kinds. Create make-believe lands for our little friends to discover each week. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Mondays  |  5pm

Homework Help
Club J staff maintain a quiet environment and assist self-motivated students with completing their homework before they go home. Computers with internet available for homework only. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Free-Play Zone
Non-structured fun-with-friends free-time coloring, playing games and exploring with age-appropriate toys. Perfect for students picked up at 5-5:45pm. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

World of Sports with Collin
Basketball, soccer, volleyball, floorball, pickleball and so much more! Get your child into the game and take their love of sports to a whole new level. Grades 2-4
CJ: Free | M: $60 | G: $100

Register online now!

Kids in the Kitchen with Trish
Our little chefs learn to cook, bake and create and they will share their culinary creations with you during our end-of-session showcase. Grades K-4
CJ: $60 | M: $135 | G: $185

Register online now!

Choreography with Zoe P.
Kids explore the fun of meshing dance and music through choreography as they learn to make up their own moves to all the currents hits. Grades 2-4
CJ: Free | M: $60 | G: $100

Register online now!

Messy Science with Krystal
Curious minds have fun exploring the mysteries of science with messy, hands-on experiments. There are new experiments to discover each week. Grades K-4
CJ: $60 | M: $100 | G: $170

Register online now!

Tuesdays  |  4pm

Homework Help
Club J staff maintain a quiet environment and assist self-motivated students with completing their homework before they go home. Computers with internet available for homework only. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

KIDZ JAM Performs with Jan
Students learn Kool performance dance to a current hit mix of hip-hop, pop and more. You’ll be ready to perform for Club J friends and family! Grades 2-4
CJ: $50 | M: $100 | G: $125

Register online now!

Ball is Life
Students improve their basketball skills while having fun playing games like Dribble Tag, Bump out, Golden Child and more. Grades K-4
CJ: Free | M: $75 | G: $125

Register online now!

LEGOS™ & Block Construction Club
Emerging engineers put their minds together to conceive and construct using LEGOS™, blocks and other materials. What will they create? Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Girly Girlz Sparkle Club!
What is all about Unicorns, LOL, Mermaids, JoJo, glitter, glam and crafts? Girly Girlz Sparkle Club! Each week features a different fab theme of crafts and glam. Grades K-4
CJ: $75 | M: $125 | G: $175

Register online now!

Act Out! with Sara Anne
Beginning and seasoned performers explore characterization and scene work while learning to use their bodies, voices and imaginations to tell stories on stage! Grades K-4
CJ: $50 | M: $100 | G: $125

Register online now!

Tuesdays  |  5pm

Homework Help
Club J staff maintain a quiet environment and assist self-motivated students with completing their homework before they go home. Computers with internet available for homework only. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Free-Play
Non-structured fun-with-friends free-time coloring, playing games and exploring with age-appropriate toys. Perfect for students picked up at 5-5:45pm. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

KIDZ JAM Performs with Jan
Students learn Kool performance dance to a current hit mix of hip-hop, pop and more. You’ll be ready to perform for Club J friends and family! Grades K-1
CJ: $50 | M: $100 | G: $125

Register online now!

Pokémon Club
Bring ‘em … trade ‘em! Pokémon fans of all levels learn how to collect a viable deck. Includes coloring, discussion and strategy. Grades K-4
CJ: Free | M: $75 | G: $125

Register online now!

LEGOS™ & Block Construction Club
Emerging engineers put their minds together to conceive and construct using LEGOS™, blocks and other materials. What will they create? Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Girly Girlz Sparkle Club!
What is all about Unicorns, LOL, Mermaids, JoJo, glitter, glam and crafts? Girly Girlz Sparkle Club! Each week features a different fab theme of crafts and glam. Grades K-4
CJ: $75 | M: $125 | G: $175

Register online now!

Rock Star Bootcamp with Sara Anne
Students find their voice while learning breathing, pitch, placement and tone and develop showmanship skills to unleash their inner rock star! Grades K-4
CJ: $50 | M: $100 | G: $125

Register online now!

Wednesdays  |  4pm

Homework Help
Club J staff maintain a quiet environment and assist self-motivated students with completing their homework before they go home. Computers with internet available for homework only. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Pilates Mat for Kids with Holly
Kids have fun as they roll, play, stretch, wiggle and learn. Foundational movements improve fitness and can help with other sports. Grades K-4
CJ: $50 | M: $75 | G: $125

Register online now!

More than Modeling: Life Skills the Fun Way with Erika
Girls build poise and self-esteem through etiquette, fashion and individual expression while learning positive values. Family-invited fashion show included. Grades K-1
CJ: $50 | M: $75 | G: $125

Register online now!

Sensational Science with Kenzie
Our little scientists roll up their sleeves and get messy as they grow plants, learn how the body works and experiment with chemical reactions. Grades K-4
CJ: $75 | M: $125 | G: $175

Register online now!

Water Wednesday
Our pools are heated for year-round swim so there’s plenty of fun to be had with fun water games, two sparkling pools and our amazing splash pad. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Martial Arts
This class engages minds and bodies of all skill levels as kids have fun and improve their fitness while learning the fundamentals of martial arts. Grades K-4
CJ: $50 | M: $75 | G: $125

Register online now!

Wednesdays  |  5pm

Homework Help
Club J staff maintain a quiet environment and assist self-motivated students with completing their homework before they go home. Computers with internet available for homework only. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Free-Play Zone
Non-structured fun-with-friends free-time coloring, playing games and exploring with age-appropriate toys. Perfect for students picked up at 5-5:45pm. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

More than Modeling: Life Skills the Fun Way with Erika
Girls build poise and self-esteem through etiquette, fashion and individual expression while learning positive values. Family-invited fashion show included. Grades 2-4
CJ: $50 | M: $75 | G: $125

Register online now!

Chess with Ian
From stalemate to checkmate, students learn the fundamentals of the game and how to think strategically. All levels welcome. Grades K-4
CJ: $50 | M: $75 | G: $125

Register online now!

Messy Art with Kenzie
Creating masterpieces is fun and messy work as aspiring artists explore sculpting, drawing and even balloon splatter painting! Grades K-4
CJ: $75 | M: $125 | G: $175

Register online now!

Gaga for Gaga… Ball
Kids get together with friends to play and perfect their gaga ball skills. Rules are learned and mastered. This class is for both fun and competition. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Thursdays  |  4pm

Homework Help
Club J staff maintain a quiet environment and assist self-motivated students with completing their homework before they go home. Computers with internet available for homework only. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Sweet Kitchen Treats with Zoe B.
A new baking adventure each week, each class is filled with sprinkles, frosting, sugar, and fun! Includes take-home recipe book. Grades K-1
CJ: $75| M: $150 | G: $200

Register online now!

Gymnastics with Zoe P.
Students gain flexibility and confidence as they learn to flip, tumble and bend safely using beam, bars, wedge mat and more. Level 1. Grades 2-4
CJ: Free | M: $75 | G: $200

Register online now!

Star Wars Club
Aspiring Jedi build their own lightsabers and cloaks as they learn the values and power of the Force and unite to fight the Dark Side. Grades K-4
CJ: FREE

Register online now!

Gaga for Gaga… Ball
Kids get together with friends to play and perfect their gaga ball skills. Rules are learned and mastered. This class is for both fun and competition. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Crafternoons with Masterpiece
Join Masterpiece as we erupt volcanos, get messy with various slimes, make salt-based rainbow smoothies, invent crazy contraptions and much more! Grades K-1
CJ: $75 | M: $125 | G: $175

Register online now!

Thursdays  |  5pm

Homework Help
Club J staff maintain a quiet environment and assist self-motivated students with completing their homework before they go home. Computers with internet available for homework only. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Free-Play Zone
Non-structured fun-with-friends free-time coloring, playing games and exploring with age-appropriate toys. Perfect for students picked up at 5-5:45pm. Grades K-4
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Sweet Kitchen Treats with Zoe B.
A new baking adventure each week, each class is filled with sprinkles, frosting, sugar, and fun! Includes take-home recipe book. Grades 2-4
CJ: $75 | M: $150 | G: $200

Register online now!

Gymnastics with Zoe P.
Students gain flexibility and confidence as they learn to flip, tumble and bend safely using beam, bars, wedge mat and more. Level 1. Grades K-1
CJ: Free | M: $75 | G: $200

Register online now!

Crafternoons with Masterpiece
Join Masterpiece as we erupt volcanos, get messy with various slimes, make salt-based rainbow smoothies, invent crazy contraptions and much more! Grades 2-4
CJ: $75 | M: $125 | G: $175

Register online now!

Rockwall Masters
Students learn rock climbing skills and build upper and lower body strength, endurance and muscle under the guidance of our lifeguards and Club J staff. Grades K-4, must weigh at least 45 pounds
CJ: Free

Register online now!

Youth Sports

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7016 or sports@vosjcc.org.

Youth Theater

For more information, contact us at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

The Valley of the Sun JCC Youth Theater presents Frozen Jr!

Show Dates and Times
Thursday, November 14 @ 6pm
Saturday, November 16 @ 7:30pm
Sunday, November 17 @ 1pm and 3:30pm

Location
Thunderbird Adventist Academy
7410 E Sutton Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Online ticket sales will end Thursday, November 14 at noon. Tickets can still be purchased at the door pending availability for an additional $5.

Purchase tickets now! For more information, contact 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Supported by
Arizona Community Foundation

Sandy Fox and Jess Finerman* in Loving Memory of Marcy Finerman Lewis Endowment Fund of the
Jewish Community Foundation

In partnership with
Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

Sign up now for Frozen Jr!

Professional musical theatre staff and J youth supervision ensure your child has fun while learning acting technique, choreography, and perfecting their singing skills to put on a complete theatrical production that culminates in an end-of-season performance at an off-site theatre. Grades K–12.

Rehearsals start Sept. 5
Thurs. 4:30-7:30pm & Sun. 1-4pm
K-1 rehearsal end at 5:30pm & 2pm

Performance Dates: Nov. 14, 16 & 17
at Thunderbird Adventist Academy

Meribeth Reeves, Director | Ken Goodenberger, Musical Director | Meagan Jefferies, Choreography

Members: $300 | Guests: $350
Includes cast shirt

Register by Sept. 4.
Limited space available.

Register online now! For more information, contact 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Supported by
Arizona Community Foundation

Sandy Fox and Jess Finerman* in Loving Memory of Marcy Finerman Lewis Endowment Fund of the
Jewish Community Foundation

In partnership with
Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

Tween + Teen Programs

For more information, contact us at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

J Teen Fitness Academy
Mondays & Wednesdays | 4-5pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays |4-5pm

Instill an early love for fitness in your teens and tweens as they experience a variety of fitness formats and learn proper form and technique. Mondays and Wednesdays focuses on a variety of HIIT and strength training, while Tuesdays and Thursdays emphasis Burn Fit class. All exercises are led by our expert staff and tailored for youth ages 11-17.

$39 per month, unlimited classes (up to 4 classes per week)

Register online now or at the membership desk.

Tween Lounge
Monday-Thursday | 3:30-6pm
Friday | 3:30-5pm

Free for our J tween members! Our lounge is a great place for 5-8 graders to relax after school. Supervised safe tween environment for kids to chill, work on homework, hang out with friends, play video games and much more.

For more information, contact 480.634.4949 or shemesh@vosjcc.org.

J Teen Connect AZ
J Teen Connect AZ is the information hub for all things Jewish teen! We work to engage teens so they connect, have fun, become leaders, find jobs, travel, learn, do mitzvahs and more!

Visit J Teen Connect AZ!

For more information, contact 480.481.7111 or jteen@vosjcc.org.

SAT and ACT Practice Test Programs
The J is proud to partner with Princeton Review to offer free practice test sessions and discounted courses to assure your child’s success.

Princeton Review has been providing personalized, innovative, best-in-class private tutoring, test prep, and admission products and services to help students achieve their academic goals.

Register now for free practice tests and events.

See discounted J offerings at princetonreview.com/vosjcc.

The Princeton Review

Not a J Family Member? No problem, check out our Teen Membership!
We want The J to be your t(w)een’s home away from home, so we created a new membership just for them. For just $30* a month, children 11 & 12 years of age can work out in our cardio area, play basketball, hit the racquetball and sports courts or just hang out in the Teen Lounge with friends. Those 13 and older can also use the weight room and aquatics facilities without parental supervision. Does not qualify for member discounts on programs, including camp.

For more information, contact Membership at 480.634.4909 or membership@vosjcc.org.

Tween Night Lounge (TNL)

Families will get to drop their tweens off at the J Tween Lounge while they enjoy a kid-free night out on the town. Tweens will have a jam-packed night of fun and activities!

Grades 5-8

Members: $20 | Guests: $30

Price per child per night out.

$5 more for registration after 5pm Monday the week of TNL.

For more information, contact us at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Game On!
Saturday, Nov. 23 | 6-10pm

Tonight tweens get it all! From eating pizza and ice cream to getting their game on with obstacles, relays and video games, there won’t be a dull moment!

Register online now!

Kids Night Out at The J

It is really parent’s night out! Drop your kids off at The J for a fun evening with friends. They will enjoy dinner, themed activities and a movie while you have a kid-free evening!

Grades Pre-K-4.

Members: $15 | Guests: $25

Price per child per night out.

$5 more for registration after 5pm Monday the week of KNO.

For more information, contact us at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Kids Kontests
Saturday, Nov. 23 | 6-10pm

Kids join us for friendly competitions, including racing, hula hooping, stacking, dancing… even eating. Tonight – everything is a contest and everyone is a winner in one way or another!

Register online now!

In partnership with

Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry & OrthodonticsEvent Smart Productions

PJ Library / PJ Our Way

For more information, contact 480.481.7112 or pjlibrary@vosjcc.org.

PJ Our Way offers the gift of exceptional books with Jewish themes to kids ages 9-11 – books that they choose themselves!

Find out more about PJ Our Way and register today!

Become a Book Bubbie or Zadie!

Pardes Jewish Day School, in partnership with PJ Library and the Bureau of Jewish Education, presents this amazing opportunity!

Join us to read stories to your grandchildren in their classrooms!

Pardes Jewish Day School will be hosting a kick-off event and brief volunteer training in the Fall of 2019.

For more information, please contact grandparents@pardesschool.org.

BJEPardes Jewish Day School

There are currently no Youth PJ Library programs scheduled. See our preschool PJ Library programs.

PJ Our Way offers the gift of exceptional books with Jewish themes to kids ages 9-11 – books that they choose themselves!

Find out more about PJ Our Way and register today!

Kids Birthday Parties

Why stress? We do it all and we clean up the mess! Relax and let The J take care of all the details. Whatever the theme, we will make your child’s special day fun and memorable, and best of all… we clean up the mess.

Generic paper goods and balloons are included. Themed paper goods and/or balloons are additional and available upon request. All parties are two hours.

Ask us about our partnership with Storybook Entertainment to bring some of your favorite characters to your party!

For more information and to schedule a party, contact us at 480.634.4949 or youth@vosjcc.org.

Craft Party
Your budding artist will love this one! With the help of our art specialists, party goers create fun, age-appropriate crafts such as pillows, clay projects and even stained glass!

Members: $375 up to 20 children; $8 per additional child

Pajama/Spa Party
Your child and her friends enjoy a spa day in their PJs! Our ‘spa specialists’ will pamper your party goers with manicures, cucumber facials, makeup and hair! Fun games round out this party.

Members: $300 up to 20 children; $12 per additional child

Sports Party
Perfect for the active child! Our head coach and referee keep the fun going with games such as dodge ball, basketball and more! Let your birthday child pick their favorite sports & teams!

Members: $350 up to 20 children; $8 per additional child

Swim & Splash Party
Enjoy our gorgeous aquatics center with two sparkling pools and 2,500-square-foot splash pad. A staff member is in the pool playing games and helping create a splashin’ good time! Professional lifeguards on duty.

Members: $450 up to 20 children & 20 adults; $12 per additional child; $15 per additional adult

Rock Wall Add-On
Want a bit more adventure? Add an additional thrill to your party package! Enjoy an additional hour at our 26-foot rock wall with trained staff.

Members: $125 up to 20 children; $8 per additional child

Oy Vey 5K Fun Run

Sunday, December 22 | Registration 7:30am

Valley of the Sun JCC Soccer Fields

This is a family event for runners and walkers of all ages! Our J Fitness instructors will lead you through a pre-event stretch to music provided by EventSmart Entertainment. Enjoy post-race festivities on the fields with light snacks and drinks. 8am: Kids Fast Dash for ages 3-6, 100 yard dash for 3-4 year olds, 200 yard dash for 5-6 year olds. 8:30am: 5K Run/Walk Ages 7+

Ages 7+: $30 | Ages 3-6: $10

Register online now!

Culture + Learning

For more information, please contact 480.481.7024 or adultcl@vosjcc.org.

Become a C&L Member and Save! Just $18 per month

The Active Adult Cultural & Learning Membership is open to all individuals aged 65+ who wish to participate in active adult programs, classes, lifelong-learning and trips at the member rate. Members also enjoy priority registration for all trips. Use of the fitness facilities and fitness classes are not included.

Contact the Membership Desk for details, 480.483.7121 or membership@vosjcc.org.

Snowbird & Friends Reunion

Friday, Nov. 22 | 12-1:30pm

Now that the weather is cooler, reunite with your friends while you explore ocean and river sailing opportunities with Viking Cruises. Protravel International is sponsoring this Reunion event, featuring light lunch refreshments and a special guest speaker, Reiner Marks, from Viking to talk about their culturally enriching cruise itineraries. There will be an exclusive special for those in attendance. Event is free, but RSVP required by November 18th.

Register online now!

Sponsored by

English/Hebrew Book Club

Last Monday of every month | 11am-Noon

Sharpen your conversation skills in both English and Hebrew! Run like a traditional book club, we will read a different book each month in English and come together to have a discussion. But this book club has a twist! Through our book discussion, we will help each other improve our conversation skills in each language. Come try it out! Please purchase the books ahead of time.

Members: Free | Guests: $5

Register now for November 25

Register now for December 30

Register now for January 27

Register now for February 24

Register now for March 30

Register now for April 27

BAGELS (Bagels And Gabbing Every Last Sunday) Group
Last Sunday of every month | 9:30-11:30am

Come to schmooze, munch on bagels and drink your morning coffee! Bring a friend and meet new people! You must register each month to attend. Bagels and coffee will be provided. Sponsored by Bagels N’ Bialys.

Members: Free | Guests: $5

Register now for November 24.

Register now for December 29.

Sponsored by

New York Bagels 'N Bialys

Mitzvah Monday: Cookies for Hospice

Mondays: November 4 and December 2
1-2:30pm

Come to the J Kitchen and bake chocolate chip cookies for patients and their families at Hospice of the Valley. The cookies are delivered and provide a bit of light during a dark time. All ingredients and materials provided. Space is limited. Register by September 3.

Members: $5 | Guests: $10

Register now for November 4.

Register now for December 2.

In partnership with

Hospice of the Valley

Sponsored by

Expressions Home Gallery

Why Your Family History Matters: Lessons in Saving the Stories

3 classes: Thursdays, November 7-21 | 1-2:30pm

Every life holds many tales. Rich with memories, people and places, yours is a story worth sharing. Marcia Fine, award winning author, will help you record the important and memorable details of a life lived to be handed down to all future generations. Marcia is the author of books such as Paper Children and Paris Lamb. A lifelong learner with a penchant for humor and adventure, she weaves compelling stories with historical fact. Space is limited. Register by October 31.

Members: $45 | Guests: $65

Register online now!

Sponsored by

Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

Painting with Watercolors

4 classes: Mondays, Nov. 18 & 25, Dec. 9 & 16

Did you know people have been painting with watercolor since 10,000 BCE? Watercolor is a fun practice to let your creative juices flow with little mess. Experiment and learn how to begin and advance your use of watercolor. All levels welcome. All materials provided. Space is limited. Register by November 11.

Members: $95 | Guests: $140

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From the Hora to Hip Hop: Highlighting the Varied Roles of Jews in Dance

Wednesday, November 20 | 7-9pm

Join ASU Professor, Naomi Jackson, as she presents an engaging and interactive presentation highlighting and celebrating the extensive impact of Jews and themes related to “the Jewish experience” on the dance world and broader society. Professor Jackson is an Associate Professor in the School of Film, Dance and Theater at Arizona State University. This event is presented in partnership with the ASU Jewish Studies Program. Please be advised that your contact information will be shared with ASU.

Free

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In partnership with

ASU Jewish Studies

Jewishness in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from Weimar Germany

Thursday, November 21 | 7-9pm

Explore the meaningful ways that German Jews have constructed new modes of flourishing in the midst of cultural and political instability as they recall the horrific past while making sense of present Jewish identity. Discussion led by Professor Paul E. Nahme, Ph.D., Dorot Assistant Professor of Judaic Studies and Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University. This event is presented in partnership with the ASU Jewish Studies Program. Please be advised that your contact information will be shared with ASU.

Free

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In partnership with

ASU Jewish Studies

Ignite the Organizer in You

Wednesday, December 4 | 6:30-8pm

Do you want to overcome the clutter virus and learn how to organize your home AND yourself and your family?
Join renowned organization expert Danielle Wurth as she demonstrates how understanding matters of your heart and mind can lead to the transformation of any space without frustrating fails. Danielle is the Founder and CEO of Wurth Organizing LLC, the only Exclusive Brand Partner for the Container Store in Metro Phoenix. Danielle has been featured in HGTV Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Fox 10 News, Ch 3 Good Morning Arizona and as a columnist for InRecovery Magazine.

Members: $30 | Guests: $45
*Included in the registration fee is a copy of the book Ignite the Organizer in You

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Guardian Mortgage

Art Appreciation 101

Tuesday, December 3 | 1-2:30pm

Did you miss taking an introductory art class in school or looking to better understand what defines a “good” piece of art? Here is your chance to learn! Artist Leia Steingart leads discussions and interactions with themes such as perspective, shading, and color theory to enhance your artistic ability and understanding of visual art. Leia has been teaching fine art, art theory, and art history for nearly 10 years. She has an active studio practice and regularly exhibits her work. Join us for the field trip on Dec. 8 (see below for more information).

Members: $20 | Guests: $35

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Guardian Mortgage

Art Appreciation 101 Field Trip

Sunday, December 8 | 12:30-2pm
Phoenix Art Museum – 1625 N. Central Ave, Phoenix AZ 85004

Come and learn from artist Leia Steingart on a field trip to the Phoenix Art Museum and put your knowledge to work on the Museum’s permanent collection. Leia has been teaching fine art, art theory, and art history for nearly 10 years. She has an active studio practice and regularly exhibits her work.

We will meet at the museum right inside the main entrance. For the courtesy of all participants, please arrive 15 minutes early so the tour can begin promptly at 12:30pm. Museum entrance fee may apply.

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Guardian Mortgage

Unorthodox Podcast Live at The J!
December 9 | 7pm

Unorthodox is the world’s leading Jewish podcast – but you don’t have to be Jewish to love it! Hosted by Mark Oppenheimer, Stephanie Butnick, and Liel Leibovitz of Tablet Magazine, each episode brings you interesting guests (one Jewish and one gentile), News of the Jews, and so much more. Space is limited! Register by December 2.

Members: $30 | Guests: $45 | Under 30: $18

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Supporting Loved Ones Suffering From Depression

Wednesday, December 18 | 6:30-8pm

Our panel of licensed therapists will discuss how to support loved ones with depression, helpful resources, and how to identify and recognize symptoms and warning signs of depression.

Our panel includes Jamie Pattee LMFT, Minon Maier LMFT, and Kelly Ontiveros LMFT. All the therapists work with couples and individuals and have advanced training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) to increase closeness, connection, and secure attachments between partners. They also have advanced training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), which is an empirically validated model for trauma therapy.

Member: Free | Guest: $5

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Film: The Frisco Kid (1979)

Wednesday, January 8 | 6-9pm

The Frisco Kid tells the story of Rabbi Avram Belinksi (Gene Wilder), a second-rate Polish rabbi who comes to America in the mid nineteenth century to bring a Torah scroll to San Francisco. Throughout the film, the fish-out-of-water rabbi consistently finds his commitment to traditional Judaism challenged. The film inspires discussion of Jewish migrations to the United States, the conflict of tradition and modernity, and the portrayal of Jews in American popular culture. Following the film, join ASU Professor, Stanley Mirvis for a discussion and questions. Professor Mirvis is an Assistant Professor of History and holds the Harold and Jean Grossman Chair in Jewish Studies at Arizona State University. This event is presented in partnership with the ASU Jewish Studies Program. Please be advised that your contact information will be shared with ASU.

Free

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In partnership with

ASU Jewish Studies

Top 5 American Jewish Writers of the Cold War Era

Wednesday, January 15 | 7-9pm

Assistant Professor Brian Goodman explores two interrelated questions: Which Jewish writers had the greatest impact on post-WWII American literature and culture and what did the explosion of American Jewish literature during this era have to do with the geopolitics of the Cold War? This event is presented in partnership with the ASU Jewish Studies Program. Please be advised that your contact information will be shared with ASU.

Free

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In partnership with

ASU Jewish Studies

Cooking Series

Warrior in the Kitchen
Renowned Chef Gita Kshatriya is pursuing her passion of creating unique culinary experiences – where people can bond while working together to prepare a delicious, as well as healthy and nutritious meal.

Healthy Holiday Potluck Ideas
Tues., Nov. 19 | 6-8pm
From sides to main dishes to dessert, arm yourself with a handful of healthy, plant-based and delicious potluck recipes that you can feel good about bringing to any potluck party! Register by Nov. 10.
Members: $45 | Guests: $55

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Hearty Instant Pot Recipes
Sun., Dec. 15 | 10-11:30am
Let’s explore the versatility of the infamous Instant Pot. We’ll cook up some diverse plant-based, one-pot meals that will have your family drooling over the flavorful aromas as they walk in the door at the end of a busy day of work, school and activities! Register by Dec. 12.
Members: $45 | Guests: $55

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Eating Healthy in the New Year
Tues., Jan. 14 | 6-8pm
Ring in the New Year by committing to eating a healthier, plant-based diet. We’ll learn how to prepare creative, health-conscious dishes that you can incorporate into your meal repertoire. Register by Jan. 11.
Members: $45 | Guests: $55

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Getting Together

Free monthly programs open to the entire community.

For more information, please contact 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Let’s Talk: Current Events Discussion Group
First Wednesdays | 2-3:30pm

Bill Adler leads a stimulating discussion each month on the events of the week. Bring your ideas to share with the group. All-new program format! No program in October.

For more information, contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Let’s Eat: Mature Mavens Dinner
Third Thursdays | 5pm

Make new friends as your meet for dinner and socialize. Dinner is separate checks.

For our current schedule of restaurants and reserve your place, please contact Bunnye at 602.371.3744.

Let’s Knit
Every Tuesday | 1:30-3:30pm

Share the pleasure of knitting, crocheting, etc. and help others with a project or pattern. Can’t knit? We can teach you! Every level welcome. No reservation necessary.

For more information, contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Let’s Appreciate Art: Art All Around Us
Third Tuesdays | 11am-Noon

Share the world of art with special visual presentations each month by docents from the Phoenix Art Museum.

September 17
Japanese Art: Medieval to Early Modern Highlights
Docent: Jeanne Sours

October 15
Art of France: Paris Streets: Impressionist’s City of Lights
Docent: Chip Jackson

November 19
Renaissance Art: Lessons from Leonardo
Docent: Lisa White

December 17
Phoenix Art Museum Treasure and Teasers
Docent: Lisa Spahr

For more information, contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Collaborative Programs with Smile on Seniors

The J is proud to present these collaborative programs to the active adult community. All the programs are held at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus and are free unless otherwise noted.

Programs run September – May unless otherwise noted.

In partnership with

Smile on Seniors

For more information and required RSVP, contact Chani at 602.492.7670 or chani@sosaz.org.

It’s Not Just Lunch
First Wednesdays | Noon-1:30pm

Great food, speakers and new topics each month. Enjoy a full kosher lunch and stay for the Current Events Discussion Group at 2pm. Suggested Donation: $5. No program in October.

For information & required RSVP, please contact Chani, 602.492.7670 or Chani@sosaz.org.

Discussion with the Rabbi
Second Tuesdays | 11am-Noon

Join Rabbi Levi Levertov for a stimulating discussion on an issue relevant to Judaism in contemporary society. Bring your questions; he has answers!

September – May
No program in October. Third Tuesday March 17 and April 21.

For information & required RSVP, please contact Chani, 602.492.7670 or Chani@sosaz.org.

Community Programs at The J

JACS Support Group
First & Third Wednesdays, 7:30pm

This group provides hope, strength and support for Jewish alcoholics and addicts, as well as their families and friends. All are welcome – affiliated (from reform to orthodox) or unaffiliated – with Judaism; connected or alienated. Spouses and children of addicts, parents dealing with the pain of their loved one’s addiction, and addicts who are struggling or celebrating sobriety from across the spectrum of Jewish life come together to create a strong spirit of unity. Inquiries and meetings are anonymous.

For more information, please contact the Marcy at jacsarizona@gmail.com.

Jewish Study Group: Nosh & Knowledge
Wednesdays, 11am-12:30pm

Explore a variety of non-political Jewish topics, including people, history, current events, laws, culture, humor, food and Israel. Each participant reads a section of a select article which is followed by spirited discussion. No extensive knowledge of Judaism is required. So, join the group and enjoy a little learning while making some new friends. To ensure all group members have the opportunity to express themselves, the group is limited to 40 participants.

Register today! Contact Bob Kalish, 602.375.3660 or joboaz@cox.net.

Crystal Bridge at The J

Mondays starting January 6 | 12-3pm

Join us at The J for duplicate bridge in a warm friendly atmosphere, incentives for return players and light refreshments served throughout the day. Director: Maddy Bloom

For more information, please contact 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Crystal Bridge has ended for now. See you next year!

J Bridge Club
Sanctioned Game 0-499 Masters Points

Our Crystal Bridge at the J is a friendly ACBL sanctioned duplicate game for players with 0-499 master points. Refreshments and incentives for return players.

Instructor: Maddy Bloom

Drop-in: $10 per person

Beginner and Intermediate Classes

Mahjong: Beginner
Want to learn how to play Mahjong? Join us! Whether you have never played or simply want a refresher, this is the class for you. Mahjong cards must be purchased before the first session. Maximum class size: 12. Instructor: Vicki Errigo Hunt.

Wednesdays, 10am-Noon

Session 1
January 8-February 12

Session 2
February 19-March 25

Session 3
April 1-May 6

M: $100 | G: $150

Register online or contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Mahjong: Intermediate
Learn strategies and techniques to improve your game. Though this class includes a brief overview, it is for those who have already taken a beginner class. Playing with instructor assistance will help you take your game to the next level. Maximum class size: 12. Instructor: Vicki Errigo Hunt.

Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30pm

Session 1
January 8-February 12

Session 2
February 19-March 25

Session 3
April 1-May 6

M: $100 | G: $150

Register online or contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Bridge: Beginner
Learn to play the world’s greatest card game, exercise your mind and have fun! If you need a refresher or to refine your skills for the next level, this is the class for you. Lots of practice hands will help you gain the skills needed to up your game. Maximum class size: 12. Instructor: Frank Bigham.

M: $100 | G: $150

Winter session interest list forming. If interested, contact Harriet Colan, 480.481.7033 or harrietc@vosjcc.org.

The Harold and Jean Grossman Parkinson’s Program at The J

We have regular classes each week to progressively improve functional movement.

For more information, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

PWR!Moves™
This program helps those with Parkinson’s to improve functional movement. Tailored exercises target motor and non-motor PD symptoms. The class levels below are adapted for individuals to participate with minimal to moderate levels of disease severity.

PWR!Moves™ 1
Tuesdays & Thursdays | Noon-12:55pm

This entry-level chair-based class includes Parkinson’s PWR!Moves™ specific exercises along with neurological, strength, and balance work. Participants must be able to walk 150 feet on their own with or without a cane or walker, and be able to cognitively follow instructions independently.

Members: FREE | Guests: $10 or $80 for 10 classes

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

PWR!Moves™ 2
Wednesdays | 11:30am-12:25pm

This class includes PWR!Moves™ movements in addition to prone and supine floor exercises. Participants must be able to walk 150 feet on their own unassisted without the use of a cane or walker. Participants must be able to get up and down from the floor on their own with or without the use of a chair and be able to cognitively follow instructions independently.

Members: FREE | Guests: $10 or $80 for 10 classes

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

PWR!Circuit™
Mondays | 11:30am-12:25pm

Integrates previous PWR!Moves™ skills into a more advanced workout with instructor-guided exercise stations. Stations include cardio, strength training, agility, coordination, balance and flexibility. Participants must be able to walk 150 feet on their own unassisted without the use of a cane or walker. Participants must be able to get up and down from the floor on their own with or without the use of a chair and be able to cognitively follow instructions independently.

Members: FREE | Guests: $10 or $80 for 10 classes

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Parkinson’s Boxing
Tuesdays & Thursdays | Noon-12:45pm or 1-1:45pm

Fight back against Parkinson’s! This 45-minute class improves stamina, speed, coordination, postural imbalances and encourage deep breathing. Participants must be able to walk 150 feet unassisted. Pre-registration required.

Session 1: Aug. 1-29
Session 2: Sept. 3-26
Session 3: Oct. 1-31 No classes on Oct. 1 and Oct. 8 for Jewish holidays
Session 4: Nov. 5-26 No classes on Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving
Session 5: Dec. 3-19

Members: $100 | Guests: $150 per session
Minimum of 5 participants required. Maximum of 10 participants per class

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Parkinson’s Cycle
Fridays | 11:30am-12:15pm

A fun-filled stationary cycle workout to music that awakens areas of the brain effected by PD while strengthening the lower body and improving motor skills. Participants must be able to walk 150 feet on their own without the use of a cane or walker. The participant must be able to get on and off the bike and to follow instructions independently. Please arrive 10 min early to prepare on the bike.

Members: FREE | Guests: $10 or $80 for 10 classes

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Parkinson’s We Move Warrior
Mondays & Wednesdays, Sept.9-Dec. 30 | Noon-12:45pm

Industry experts motivate participants as they work on balance and gait, strength and posture, range of motion, cognition, as well as core stability and quality of movement. A free pre-assessment evaluation ensures classes are the right fit. Participants must be able to walk 150 feet unassisted and without the use of a cane or walker, able to get up and down from the floor on their own and to follow instructions independently.

Pre-registration required. Minimum of 4 participants required. Maximum of 6 participants. Register now!

Session 1: Sept. 9-30 No class Sept. 30 for Rosh Hashanah
Session 2: Oct. 2-30 No class on Oct. 9 for Yom Kippur
Session 3: Nov. 4-27
Session 4: Dec. 2-18

Members: $125 | Guests: $185 per session

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Chair Yoga
Fridays, Sept. 6-Dec. 27 | Noon-12:45pm

Yoga is practiced while sitting or standing, using the chair for support. Improves flexibility and balance while incorporating deep breathing and a mind-body connection. Participants must be able to walk 150 feet unassisted and without the use of a cane or walker, able to get up and down from the chair on their own and to follow instructions independently.

Members: FREE | Guests: $10 or $80 for 10 classes

For more information or to register, contact us at 480.481.7015 or healthandfitness@vosjcc.org.

Family Programs + Events

Spies in Disguise
Wed., Dec. 25
Studio Movie Grill, 15515 N. Hayden Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Mingle at 10:30am
Movie begins at 11:30am

Join us as we spin the dreidel, make crafts with PJ Library Phoenix and watch the much anticipated movie Spies in Disguise, featuring Will Smith. Lance Sterling is the world’s top spy, until his trusty sidekick Walter changes him into a… pigeon. Can they work together to keep the world safe?

Members: $15 | Guests: $20

Registration is required by Dec. 13.

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Special Events

For more information, please contact 480.481.1756 or meganm@vosjcc.org.

Unorthodox Podcast Live at The J!
December 9 | 7pm

Unorthodox is the world’s leading Jewish podcast – but you don’t have to be Jewish to love it! Hosted by Mark Oppenheimer, Stephanie Butnick, and Liel Leibovitz of Tablet Magazine, each episode brings you interesting guests (one Jewish and one gentile), News of the Jews, and so much more. Space is limited! Register by December 2.

Members: $30 | Guests: $45 | Under 30: $18

Register online now!