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Summer is here and so is our popular Chardonnay Shabbat!
Chardonnay Shabbat begins on June 9, 2017!
5:00 pm Wine & Cheese Pre-Oneg
5:45 pm Chardonnay Shabbat Services
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Sonoran Winter by Dr. Kevan Schlamowitz


Sunday, June 25, from 2 - 4 pm

Nature Photography in the Sonoran Desert

Dr. Kevan Schlamowitz




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Tucson, AZ 85716

Phone: 520-327-4501
Fax: 520-327-4504


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"Bilgray scholar takes holistic approach to healthy aging" - AZ Jewish Post article on 2017 Bilgray Scholar - Rabbi Richard Address

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Rabbis' Corner

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Weekly Torah Talk:

Blessings from Curses

Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon

This week we read the Torah portion of Balak in the Book of Numbers, which includes some of the best words an outsider ever delivered about our people.   In the portion, one of just two in the entire Torah named after a non-Jew, 40 years of wandering have passed and the Israelites have finally arrived on the borders of the land of Canaan.  They are about to move in and they seem unstoppable to their opponents.  Balak, King of Moab, comes up with a novel plan: he will hire Balaam, a pagan sorcerer, to curse the Israelites, which will destroy their chances of defeating his own army and entering his land. Read More.


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Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon’s Sermon On Behe’alotecha 5777:

Hot Enough for You?

Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon
June 26, 2017

You know, it was a little bit hot this past week—like 116 degrees hot, like hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk hot, like the devil left here and went to hell for a break from the heat hot, like so hot today I saw two trees fighting over a dog hot. As the saying goes, “it’s a dry heat,” but so is the inside of a blast furnace and that doesn’t make it a great place to live and work.  Read More.

Temple Times

NewsletterThe July, 2017 issue of the Temple Times is now available!  Read more about what's going on in our synagogue and community. Read about us... upcoming events and this month's happenings.

Media Gallery

gallery Take a look at different events, occasions, and ‘happenings’ here at our synagogue. Our Hannukah celebrations, Tikkun Olam, simchas and special occasions!

WATCH Rabbi Cohon at the Tucson Vigil in Response to the Orlando Attack

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Upcoming Events

26th of Tamuz, 5777
27th of Tamuz, 5777
Jul.20.2017 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Men's Club Thirsty Thursday
Jul.20.2017 7:00pm - 8:30pm
AEA Make Your Words Speak
Jul.21.2017 7:30am - 9:00am
Executive Committee Meeting

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