Programs

Throughout the year, a wide variety of social, cultural, educational and religious programs, as well as special events are planned to appeal to the broad range of interests of Congregation Anshei Israel's membership and the community.

The following programs are slated for our 2018-19 calendar.

Current Month

2018
July
13 Traditional Community Shabbat Dinner
  29

Blood Donor Drive with the American Red Cross

August 3 Tot Shabbat Service & Dinner
  15, 22 & 29 Adult Education Kollel: "Living Y/Our High Holy Days… Together"
  17 Family Shabbat Experience Service & Dinner

September
1 Selihot Program & Service
  2

Kever Avot Memorial Service, 10:30 am at Evergreen Cemetery,
Anshei Israel Section

Even if your loved ones are not buried in CAI’s Cemetery, you are encouraged to participate in the service and pay your respects to your dearly departed. The 30-minute service includes a special booklet of prayers.

  7 Tot Shabbat Service & Dinner, 5:45pm service, 6:15pm dinner
Join us for a special Kabbalat Shabbat Service for young families to welcome the Sabbath with stories and songs, followed by a kid-friendly Shabbat dinner. $25 per family (2 adults & up to 4 children). Additional adults $10 per person. RSVP needed for dinner only by Sept. 4 to Kim.
  16 Tashlich at the Park (Ft. Lowell)
 

21

Family Shabbat Experience Service & Dinner

  23 Community Sukkot Dinner
October 1 Simhat Torah Dinner, Hakafot & Celebration
  2 Simhat Torah Celebration, Hakafot & Lunch
  5

Tot Shabbat Service & Dinner, 5:45pm service, 6:15pm dinner
Join us for a special Kabbalat Shabbat Service for young families to welcome the Sabbath with stories and songs, followed by a kid-friendly Shabbat dinner. $25 per family (2 adults & up to 4 children). Additional adults $10 per person. RSVP needed for dinner only by Sept. 28 to Kim.

  7 Blessing of the Pets
  19 Family Shabbat Experience "Under the Stars" Service & Dinner

November

2 Tot Shabbat Service & Dinner
  16 Family Shabbat Experience Service & Dinner
December 1

"Latkes & Vodkas" Adult Hanukkah Party

  2 Hanukkah Workshop and Maccabiah and
Hanukkah Adult Education Kollel
  7 Tot Shabbat Service & Dinner
  8 Handmaker Concert
  9 Community Hanukkah Party
  15 Targum Shlishi
  21 Family Shabbat Experience Service & Dinner
  25

Congregational Bowling Party

2019
January
6 Blood Drive with the American Red Cross
  11-12 Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Dr. Shai Held
  13 Mishpachah (Family) Program
  18 Family Shabbat Experience Service & Dinner
  19 Shabbat Shira: The Sabbath of Song
  20 13th Annual Mah Jongg Tournament
  20 Tu B'Shevat Seder
  26 Targum Shlishi
February 1

Tot Shabbat Service & Dinner

  6, 13 & 20 6th Annual "The Wisdom of Jewish Tucson"
  9 CAI's "50th on 5th" Anniversary Gala
  15 Family Shabbat Experience Service & Dinner
  16 Targum Shlishi
  17 Mishpachah (Family) Program
March 1 Tot Shabbat Service & Dinner
  3 3rd Annual "Hamentaschen for Hunger"
  8 "Shabbat Under the Stars" Service
  15 Family Shabbat Experience Service & Dinner
  16 Targum Shlishi
  20 Purim Party, Dinner & Creative Megillah Reading

 

21

Traditional Megillah Reading

April 5

Tot Shabbat Service & Dinner

  7 Family Passover Workshop & Adult Education Kollel
  20 Second Night Passover Seder
May 3 Tot Shabbat Service & Dinner
  13

CAI's 88th Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony

  17 Mishpachah (Family) Program: Israel Night
  19 Concert & Religious School Closing Program
June 2

Yom Yerushalayim Program

  7 Tot Shabbat Service & Dinner
  8 Shavuot Service, Dinner & Tikkun Leil Shavuot
  21 Family Shabbat Experience Service & Dinner

New programs are always in development. If you are interested in attending any event at CAI,
or would like more information about an event, please contact Debra Lytle.