Posts Tagged: PJ Library

Shabbat Shmoozings: Mutts in the Hut

Last night, the Tucson J and PJ Library shared a wonderful evening together in the Sukkah at the J, and this year the theme was “Mutts in the Hut.”  Gabriel’s Angels, an Arizona non-profit based out of Phoenix and dedicated to delivering healing pet therapy to at-risk children, brought a team of their therapy dogs to… Read more »

Shabbat Shmoozings: 10 Great Crafts to Help Make Your Sukkah Beautiful

Shalom and chag sameach! With Yom Kippur happening at sundown tonight, you’ll barely have time to catch your breath before it’s time put the Sukkah up.  Sukkot, the Festival of “booths” or “huts” begins the evening of Wednesday, October 8th and runs through Wednesday, October 15th. Sukkot is known to celebrate the Fall harvest, and… Read more »

Shabbat Shmoozings: 5 Jewish Ways to Ease the Back To School Transition

Camp isn’t ending until later today, and yet, some of the Tucson JCC campers have already returned to school.  Tucson Unified School District began earlier than Catalina Foothills School District this year, and pictures of “first days” have been popping up all over social media. In the Jewish religion, the importance of limmud (learning) is… Read more »