Tag: Shalom Club

What Is Tashlich?

Kim Schweitzer On Sept. 20, a group of residents from The Shalom Club gathered by our pond to observe the ritual of Tashlich. The Tashlich ceremony is performed before a body of running water as small pieces of bread or breadcrumbs to represent sins, are tossed into the water. The purpose, as stated in our prayer, is to…

The Shalom Club’s Second Annual Passover Seder

Kim Schweitzer The Shalom Club’s second annual Passover Seder will be on April 9, 2020, (Second Seder Night) at 5:30 p.m., in The Ranch House Private dining room. Join us as we celebrate a mostly traditional Passover Seder at The Ranch House. No shopping, no cooking, no cleaning, or setting up. Take a break and…

Shalom Club Has Big Plans

Members of The Shalom Club visit Nogales on a tour sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Southern Tucson; photo by Larry Schweitzer.

Kim Schweitzer and Arlene Wong The Shalom Club is dedicated to the enrichment of Jewish life for SaddleBrooke Ranch residents. Our goal is to create a warm and welcoming environment that builds life-long relationships, celebrates together, and supports each other in times of need. A group of Shalom Club members met on Nov. 19, to…

Update from the Shalom Club – Got Matzah?

Got Matzah? Please join us on April 20 at 5:30 p.m. as we celebrate Passover together as a community with a traditional holiday dinner, ceremonial wine, dessert, tea, coffee, grape juice and traditional holiday treats. Our Second Night Community Seder will be prepared by our own Jose in The Ranch House private dining room. Our…

SBR Shalom Club celebrates the Festival of Lights

Kim Schweitzer On December 4, over 35 members of the Ranch’s Shalom Club celebrated the holiday of Chanukah together at a party at the home of Sherry and Steve Weiss. Candles were lit on the menorah and all feasted on a lavish buffet of traditional holiday food prepared by guests. A fun gift exchange grab…

Shalom Club members enjoy buffet after fasting

On Wednesday, September 19 over 30 Shalom Club members attended a fabulous buffet after fasting for 24 hours. Traditional foods were served: bagels, lox, cream cheese, noodle kugel (pudding), cheese and pastries. Sherry Weiss volunteered to guide Chef Jose in the preparation of the noodle kugel. Everyone raved on how delicious the kugel tasted. The…

Shalom Club Goes To The Movies

Kim Schweitzer On a beautiful evening in June, 18 members of The Shalom Club went out for dinner and a movie in Oro Valley. We enjoyed a great meal at The Keg where the company was warm, entertaining and fun to be with. Mel Brooks’ original film The Producers was shown on the big screen as…

Shalom Club Breakfast…A joyous celebration

  Marlene Diskin “It’s hard to resist an invitation to get together with friends and neighbors to schmooze, eat and laugh. So, why try?” asked Kim Schweitzer, SBR Shalom Club Committee Member. And Kim wasn’t alone in her sentiments. On Sunday morning, April 22, 37 Shalom Club members and friends came together to enjoy a…

Brunch for Shalom Club new members

The group

Leslie Gordon Sandy and Bo Jessop hosted a brunch for the Shalom Club on March 19 to introduce new members to the group. Everyone brought food to share, and the spread was truly magnificent. Bo and Sandy’s hospitality was reflected in the relaxed enjoyment of everyone present, especially by the newer members. Many thanks to…

Shalom Club members take a memorable field trip

Marthe Cohn and her husband. Photo by Arlene Wong

Marlene Diskin On December 7 a small group from the Shalom Club attended two very interesting, inspiring and stimulating events. First on the agenda was a talk by Marthe Cohn at the La Cholla Country Club sponsored by Chabad of Oro Valley. Marthe’s book, Behind Enemy Lines, The True Story of a Jewish Spy in…