Temple Emanuel to host brunch, candidate forum

Temple Emanuel of Tempe will open its doors to prospective new members Sunday, Aug. 22, during a brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a forum from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. for local political candidates to air their views.

The brunch will provide potential new members with an opportunity to tour the synagogue and partake of a meal with members of the staff and board of trustees. Childcare is available. Registration is required for the brunch.

After lunch, area residents will have a chance to learn more about candidates running for local State Legislature seats in districts 17, 18, 20 and 21, which encompass Ahwatukee, Chandler, Mesa, Sun Lakes and Tempe. Each candidate will have the opportunity to present his or her platform before participating in a question-and-answer session.

Registration or for more information: (480) 838-1414.

Temple Emanuel of Tempe is located at 5801 S. Rural Road, Tempe.