Sallie Terman Social Groups


Sallie Terman

The Sallie Terman Social Groups honor the woman who helped conceive and nurture our social groups.  We have a variety of clubs available. They are an important part of our temple and community, giving us a place to share ideas, do activities, and have a great time!

Cultural Outings Club

Enjoying the Tikkun Olam exhibit at the Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Society

Group Leaders Janet Goodsitt, Mariellen Miller
Time TBD
Location varies
We enjoy special Valley events. We discovered Kehinde Wiley at the Phoenix Art Museum. We celebrated tradition with Fiddler on the Roof at Arizona Theater Company. Our enjoyment and knowledge of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera were enhanced by a private tour of the recent exhibit at the Heard Museum. We are looking forward to upcoming unique Valley activities.

Fresser’s Dinner Club

Fressers Dinner Group – June 2018

Group Leaders Terry Samuels and Blossom Osofsky
Time 1st Wednesday, time varies
Location varies
If you want to try new restaurants with wonderful company, this is the group for you! We meet at a different restaurant for a tasty meal and scintillating conversation every month. Please call and join the fun. You won’t leave with an empty stomach!

Temple Travel Club

Group Leader Donna Horwitz
Time TBD
Location varies
Do one or two day trips tempt you? If so, join us in traveling in and around Arizona. Past trips include Prescott; Palm Springs, CA; and the Tubac Art Festival. A fall trip is being planned.

Tennis Club

Group Leader Arnold Schwartz
Time One Sunday a month; date will vary
Location varies
For all you sporty types! Mixed doubles. A social game on the court and afterwards, off the court, we discuss all the world’s issues over bagels and coffee. Matches are held on private courts. Come and show off your serve, forehand, and net game!

Movie Club

Group Leader Bunny Tarquinio
Time 3rd Saturday, 2:00—4:00pm
Location TBD
Lights…camera…action! Movie buffs, this is the group for you! The third Saturday of the month is the time for you to be ready for your close-up. Each month we meet at a different member’s home to discuss movies. The film is selected the previous month and discussed at the next meeting.

Afternoon Mah Jongg Club

Mahj Group Members Joy Goldman, Diann Stahm, Susi Stone, Ethyl Komie – Photo by Donna Horwitz 2018

Group Leader Ethyle Komie
Time Every Wednesday, 12:30 pm
Let’s play Mahj! Please join our weekly Mah Jongg group for fun and friendship. The games rotate among members’ homes.

Torah Study Group Club

Group Leader Arlene Freedberg
Time One Sunday a month, 2:00 PM
Started many years ago, this is the grandfather of our groups. Members of the group determine the portions to be studied. We are so lucky to have two fabulous, knowledgeable members. We meet in members’ homes.

Strolling/Hiking Club

Strollers hike at Boyce-Thompson Arboretum

Group Leaders Jan and Steve Hertzfeld
Time One Sunday a month; time varies
Location varies
Choose interesting and different outdoor spots to explore as you stroll, walk, and maybe even hike with this great group for both exercise and camaraderie.

Bridge Club

Group Leader Anne Chernis
Time 4th Tuesday starting in October, noon
Location Scottsdale Shadows
Meet once a month to play bridge and foster friendships! Please contact the leader for more information.

Book Group

Georgie and Mariellen Miller leading a book discussion

Group Leader Penny Lutsi
Time 4th Thursday, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Love to read books and discuss what you’ve read with other book lovers? If so, our book group is for you! Members choose the book to be discussed the next month. We read both fiction and non-fiction; while some books have Jewish themes, others do not.
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