North Valley Jewish Community Association


Membership Participation Needed
Co-Leads and Oneg sponsors are needed for May, June, July, August, October and December in 2018.  Also, please consider volunteering for a social event:  Bunko in February, a pot luck Shabbat dinner, and picnic in October.
Contact Lois Troy at 623-594-5022 or e-mail to


Friday, December 8th, Shabbat Services
7:30 PM at St. Rose’s Activity Building, St. Rose Avenue, Anthem, AZ. Darryl Cohen will co-lead the service. Darryl and Nea  will sponsor an Oneg to celebrate their 47th anniversary.

Social and Educational

Wednesday, December 13th, Hanukkah Dinner, 5:00 PM
Ironwood Grille of the Anthem Country Club
$30 per person, $15 children 3-10 no charge
RSVP by December 8, 2017,
Detailed flyer to follow.

Thursday, January 11, 2018, First Hike of the Year
Come and enjoy our next NVJCA hike. We are returning to the popular Brown’s Ranch Trail. Hiking experience is not required. If you have sneakers, a bottle of water and can walk, you qualify. Members, their family and guests welcome. Hike rating is Easy/Moderate. See Attachment for a history of Brown’s Ranch.

Hike location: Brown’s Ranch Trailhead. 30301 Alma School Rd., Scottsdale. 40 minute drive from Anthem.
Meeting Location: Two Brothers Restaurant in the old Safeway shopping center, Anthem.
Time: 8:30am. We will car-pool from the restaurant.
Length of hike: Up to 2 miles with up to 300 feet of elevation gain.
Time of hike: 1-1.5 hours. Go as far as you are comfortable.
Post hike: Brunch at the Pinnacle Grill Restaurant near the trailhead.
RSVP to Rick Kesselman to sign-up and questions., 623-322-0957 Caring