KJA Happenings for the week of August 6, 2017


Friday Night Chill Dinner 
Service at the AJCC Pool
Friday August 11
Rain or Shine
5:30 p.m. - Tot Shabbat & PJ Library at the Baby Pool
6:00 p.m. - Kosher BBQ with Veggie Option
7:15 p.m. - Friday Night Chill Service led by Jared & Anna Iroff-Bailey
RSVP for dinner by August 8:
office@jewishknoxville.org or (865) 690-6343
  •  AJCC Members:  $7 person; $25 family cap
  •  Non-Members:  $10 person; $36 family cap
  •  Door without prior RSVP:  $12 person; $45 family cap
 Dinner price includes use of AJCC Pool 4 p.m. to close
No cost to attend Shabbat service only. 
All are welcome.

Discussion and Book Signing
Sunday August 6
2:00 p.m.
Barnes and Noble
8029 Kingston Pike
Award-winning author Mark Littmann 
explains what to expect from the upcoming solar eclipse.
T H I S   W E E K ' S  H A P P E N I N G S
  • Noon - 5:00 p.m. - Heska Amuna Women's Group - AJCC Orwitz Room

  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Pickleball Open Play - AJCC Gym

  • 2:00 p.m. - BBG Elections - AJCC BBYO Room

Monday 8/7
  • AJCC Preschool - First Day of School
  • Pool Hours Change:  Mon - Fri Pool opens at 4 p.m.  Sat & Sun - no change
  • 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. - Fencing - AJCC Gym
Tuesday 8/8
  • 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. - Fencing - AJCC Gym
  • 7:00 p.m. - Beck Center Movie Event - The Uncomfortable Truth - TN Theatre
Wednesday 8/9
  • 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. - Fencing - AJCC Gym
Thursday 8/10
Friday 8/11
  • 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Friday Night Chill at the Pool - AJCC Pool
Saturday 8/12
Sunday 8/13
  • 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - TBE & HAS Religious Schools Pool Party - AJCC Pool
  • 1:00 p.m. - Hadassah Cuban Mission Trip Reception - AJCC Orwitz Room
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Pickleball Open Play - AJCC Gym
Click the link below for details on all Knoxville Jewish Community Events: 
2017 Pro-rated memberships now available
Summer Pool Hours
Mon  4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Tue  4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Wed  4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Thu   4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Fri     4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Sat    1:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Sun   Noon - 7:00 p.m.
Beginning August 7, the pool will open at 4:00 p.m. Mon - Fri
 Sat and Sun hours will remain the same.
Generation B
Brunch & Eclipse Lecture
Sunday August 13
10:00 a.m.
AJCC Orwitz Room
Lecture by award-winning author and UTK Jewish Faculty Member Mark Littmann for Generation B, the KJA/AJCC's newest social group for baby boomers.
AEPi House Dedication
Saturday August 19
7:30 - 10:00 p.m.
1848 Fraternity Park Drive 
AEPi is on Fraternity Park Dr this academic year! We are so excited, we think this calls for a celebration! All AEPi alumni, members of the Jewish community, and members of the UT community are welcome to come out to the house where we will have refreshments, give tours, hang Mezuzot and bless the house, ending Shabbat with Havdallah, and unveiling our letters! 
Please RSVP so we can get an idea of how much food to provide! Can't wait to see everyone and celebrate this momentous occasion for AEPi and the UT Jewish Community!
RSVP to:  
Benji Ballin, Master, Alpha Epsilon Pi Psi Deuteron
Understanding Israel/Palestine
Professor Erin Danielle Darby
Sunday August 27
11:00 a.m.
Westside Unitarian Universalist Church
616 Fretz Road
Knoxville TN
This week we continue exploring the complex situation in the Middle East.  Prof. Erin Danielle Darby is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at University of Tennessee, and is just returning from work in Jordan. With extensive experience living and working in the area of Israel, Jordan, Palestine, Syria and Egypt, Prof. Darby will be helping us recognize our own positions and assumptions about the region, and better understand its complex history and cultures.   
Pickleball @ the AJCC
Sundays @ the AJCC Gym
Open Play:  1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
August 6, 13, 20, 27
Outdoor courts now available for AJCC Member Use
If you would like to be added to the Pickleball email list, contact:  office@jewishknoxville.org

Event Coordinators:
Caroline Mann and 
Stephanie Kodish

Full Time Social Worker
Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga 
Immediate opening.  Duties include case management, visitation, assessments, referrals, advocate, work with families, some supervision and more.  Experience Required.  Good candidates should be self-motivated, caring, organized and professional.  Competitive Salary including benefits and moving expenses.  
Resumes and cover letter should be sent to:
Michael Dzik
PO Box 8947, Chattanooga, TN  37414

The KJA has purchased a block of 50 tickets to the Beck Cultural Center showing of the documentary, "The Uncomfortable Truth," a film about open and honest dialogue on race and society. 
Event will be at the Tennessee Theatre on Tuesday, August 8 at 7 p.m.  
Tickets are $10/person and can be purchased by calling us at:
 865-690-6343 or email office@jewishknoxville.org
Arnold Cohen - KJA Community Relations Chair and a Board member of the Beck Cultural Center.
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