Weekly Update

Shabbat Shalom!

September 2016 is full of events in the Arkansas Jewish community, including JFAR's own Celebrating Community.

Check out below all that's happening this month, and check our online calendar for a complete list of events.



Marianne Tettlebaum, Director
(501) 663-3571


September Events

this Sunday, September 11th  


--JFAR is pleased to help support the following fantastic family opportunity:

Monday, September 12th

--JFAR Caregiver Support Group:  12:00-1:00 pm at the home of Doris and Mark Krain.  Contact JFAR social worker Cindy Brown for more information.

Sunday, September 18th  

--Help Congregation Etz Chaim complete its Torah restoration at the Project 613 Conclusion Ceremony (supported by an Arkansas Grant Allocation from JFAR)


Thursday, September 22nd

--Join the Chabad Women's League


Sunday, September 25th

--2016 Marie Awards, Congregation B'nai Israel, 2:00-3:00 pm


--Don't Miss Our Community Celebration!    

  • Even though the RSVP deadline has passed, tickets will be available until this coming Tuesday for JFAR's Celebrating Community:  The 13th Annual Jane B. Mendel Tikkun Olam Awards honoring Richard A. (Dick) WilliamsClick here to purchase.
  • Can't make the celebration but want to honor Dick Williams or one or more of the Jane B. Mendel Tikkun Olam Award Winners?  To be listed in the event program, all donations must be received by Tuesday, September 13th.  Click here to make a donation. 


Friday, September 30th

--Installation of Eileen Hamilton as Director of Education and Youth Engagement at Congregation B'nai Israel (JFAR is pleased to provide support through its Arkansas Grant Allocations to the Director of Education and Youth Engagement position)