We Are Moving in 2018!
All NVJCA services will be held at the Hamption Inn
42415 N 41st Drive
Anthem, AZ  85086
Anthem Room

Membership Participation Needed

Co-Leads and Oneg sponsors are needed for March, April, May, August, October and December in 2018.  Also, please consider volunteering for a social event:  a pot luck Shabbat dinner, and picnic in October.
Contact Lois Troy at 623-594-5022 or e-mail to azgramma2@gmail.com


Friday, January 12th, Shabbat Services
7:30 PM at Hampton Inn, Anthem Room, N 41st. Drive, Anthem, AZ.
Fran Kesselman will co-lead the service. Ahuva Chambers and Karen Beldner will sponsor an Oneg.

Friday, Februrary 9th, Shabbat Services
7:30 PM at Hampton Inn, Anthem Room, N 41st. Drive, Anthem, AZ. Steven  Troy will co-lead the service. Lois and Steven Troy will sponsor an Oneg.

Social and Educational

NVJCA Community Action
NVJCA donated $500 to St Rose-St Vincent de Paul Food bank for the 2017 holiday season.

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 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. rkesselman@cox.net, 623-322-0957

Wednesday, January 17th, Adult Education, 7:30 PM
Our first meeting for Adult Jewish Education  in the new year, 7:30 PM at Stan and Elaine Rose’s house.  Please contact Stan to confirm your are on the CC gate entry: boardwalkkstan@gmail.com,  (623) 337-5585.
Our topic this month will be the Aleppo Codex... the oldest existing copy of the TaNaHK. It will include a description of what a codex is, how it differs from a scroll or a book. We will also discuss the methods that were developed to ensure that each and every scroll was exactly the same as every other copy... long before the printing press was invented.

Thursday, January 18th, Social
5:00 PM
Olive Garden
Norterra Shopping Center
eservations by January 15th
Lois Troy  623-594-5022, azuremma2@gmail.com

Saturday, February 3rd, Bunko
Save the Date.  More information to follow.

North Valley Jewish Community Association