Other Groups

If you want to get together to discuss and share ideas on current events or other topics of interest, or if you just want to get together to “schmooze” check out the this season’s offerings!

Remember you must be a current Brandeis National Committee member to participate in a Study Group.   Unless otherwise stated there is a $15 per person fee to join each Study Group.  Fill out our Registration Form and join today!

Unless otherwise indicated by the coordinator, Study Groups will be held at the homes of participants.  All participants are expected to volunteer their homes and act as facilitators during the 2016-2017 season.  Prior to the first meeting, the coordinator will contact all those signed up for study groups to confirm active membership in the group.

SPECIAL NOTE: JUDY SHULTZ will be maintaining a Wait List for all Groups and Events that are filled. Email judithashultz@gmail.com or call 760-200-8673 to be placed on a closed Group or Event Wait List.

BRUCE BLANK’S MEN’S NIGHT OUT
Coordinator:  Bruce Blank, 760-200-4009, blblank1935@gmail.com
When:  3rd Thursday of the month
First Meeting Date:  October 20th at 7:00 pm
Where:  Home of Bruce Blank, 78352 Valley Vista, Sun City
Description:  Men’s only get together for dinner and a movie.
Cost:  $15.00
 
GERI WEISS’ MEN’S LUNCH BUNCH 
Coordinator:  Geri Weiss, 760-200-8770, gersue3327@yahoo.com
When: 1st Tuesday of the month at noon
First Meeting Date:  November 7th noon
Where:  Various Restaurants
Description:  Members of the group get together for lunch at various restaurants to join in discussions on a variety of topics, i.e. current events, sports. Cost for lunch is approx. $15.00. Members will be notified of the location of the first lunch.
Cost:  $15.00
BEVERLY ROSS’ NEW LUNCH BUNCH
Coordinator:  Beverly Ross, 760-771-3335, beverlyrross@gmail.com
When:  2nd Friday of the month at noon
Where:  Various Restaurants
Description:  Enjoy lunch with old and new friends. Separate checks when possible. Prix Fixe, including drink, tip and tax approximately $25.00.  Members will receive info about the first lunch via email from Beverly.
Cost:  $15.00
LEO EISENBERG’S LET’S SCHMOOZE IN YIDDISH – FILLED

JUDY SHULTZ will be maintaining a Wait List for all Groups and Events that are filled. Email judithashultz@gmail.com or call 760-200-8673 to be place on a closed Group or Event Wait List.

Coordinator:  Leo Eisenberg, 248-939-0384, leoeismd@aol.com
When:  1st Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm
First Meeting Date:  December 1st at 7:00 pm
Where: Home of Leo Eisenberg. 37537 Heritage Way, Sun City
Description:  Join us for the evening to “Schmooze in Yiddish” and rekindle memories of the language of our roots.
Cost:  $15.00
JOAN SIMMONS-ISAACS – BROADWAY PLAYWRIGHTS (PAST & PRESENT)
Coordinator:  Joan Isaacs, 760-360-4423, jrspresents@gmail.com
When:  2nd Thursday on the month at 1:30 pm
First Meeting  Date:  November 10th at 1:30 pm
Where:  Home of Joan Isaacs, 37209 Skycrest Rd., Sun City
Description:  The group will meet to discuss Broadway playwrights from Arthur Miller to current Tony winners. The group will also read excerpts from various plays.
Cost:  $15.00
LEAH SCHWEITZER “WRITING FROM OUT OF OUR LIVES”  – FILLED

JUDY SHULTZ will be maintaining a Wait List for all Groups and Events that are filled. Email judithashultz@gmail.com or call 760-200-8673 to be place on a closed Group or Event Wait List.

Coordinator:  Leah Schweitzer, 760-360-2457, Leyeleh@aol.com
When:  3rd Thursday of the month at 1:30 pm
Where:  Home of Leah Schweitzer, 78376 Kistler Way, Sun City
Description:  Together, in a safe, inspiring environment, we will discover the magic in writing about our past and present.  With guided suggestions and exercises, we will honor those special moments that have made our lives so rich and memorable.
Cost:  $15.00    Limit – 10 participants
SANDY WEISENBERG’S NEW FAMILY DYNAMICS GROUP  
Coordinator:  Sandy Weisenberg, 760-674-9282, sandytalking@msn.com
When:  1st Monday of the month at 1:30
First Meeting Date:  November 7 at 1:30
Where:  Will be announced in advance of the 1st meeting.
Description:  The group will use poetry by Judith Viorst to stimulate discussions on aging, families, and ourselves.
Cost:  $15.00
WOMEN WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Coordinators:  Judy Levine, 760-636-6656, judithlevine@comcast.net
Yarol Rudman, 760-469-2785, yrudman8661@gmail.com
When:  2nd Monday of the month at 1:30 pm
First Meeting Date:  November 14 at 1:30
Where: Home of Yarol Rudman, 78859 Putting Green Dr., Sun City
Description:  This group will choose women past and present who have made a significant impact on the world, society, and their community.  The group will have discussions about the lives of these significant women and the traits they possessed that enabled them to “make a difference.”
Cost:  $15.00