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East Valley Jewish Community Center

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908 N. Alma School Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85224 United States
480-897-0588 http://www.evjcc.org/

September 2016

Witnessing a Jewish Revival in Eastern Europe

September 25, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
East Valley Jewish Community Center, 908 N. Alma School Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85224 United States
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Free

After the tragedy of the Holocaust, the Jewish population in Eastern Europe was nearly extinguished.  However, since the collapse of Communism, there has been a small, yet significant revival of Jewish life in several countries.  For the first time in generations, young Jews are free to practice their faith without the fear of government interference or public persecution.  Synagogues are being rebuilt and congregations in some areas are growing.  This highly visual program chronicles the speaker’s extensive experiences with Jewish…

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May 2018

Asia’s Unique Culture:  A Visual Trip Across A Mystical Continent – Chandler

May 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
East Valley Jewish Community Center, 908 N. Alma School Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85224 United States
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From bustling Hong Kong, to the opulent Grand Palace of Bangkok, to the world’s tallest building in Dubai, to the slums of Mumbai, this highly visual presentation will explore the culture, cuisine, and customs of this fascinating and rapidly changing region.  Dan Fellner, an experienced travel writer and Fulbright Fellow in Asia, will share his experiences and in-depth observations from his extensive travels to such diverse countries as Vietnam, Myanmar, India, Thailand, Taiwan and Indonesia.  The presentation will both inform…

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March 2020

Curry and Kreplach: A Look at 12 Unique Jewish Communities Around the World

March 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
East Valley Jewish Community Center, 908 N. Alma School Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85224 United States
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Take a virtual journey across some of the most interesting and off-the-beaten path Jewish communities on four different continents: from India’s historic Bene Israel community, to Alaska’s tight-knit “Frozen Chosen,” to Ecuador’s opulent JCC located just miles from the center of the world, to Myanmar’s miraculous Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue in Yangon. This talk will explore the survival and resilience of Jewish life in places you might least expect to find it. Dan Fellner is a seven-time Fulbright fellow with over…

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