A few weeks into his new role as director general of the new Arizona-Israel Trade & Investment Office, Arizona’s first trade office outside of Mexico, David Ya’ari is in Phoenix this week and spoke to Jewish News about the collaboration between the Startup Nation and the Startup State.
On Nov. 24, a Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix mission trip returned from Havana, Cuba, where they met with leaders of three synagogues, visited a Holocaust memorial and delivered clothing, medicine and other supplies to the Havana Jewish community.
Student leaders at Arizona State University passed a resolution on Tuesday, Dec. 3, expressing sympathy for Jewish students on campus in the aftermath of a student government campaign to support the anti-BDS movement, a Nov. 13 protest of Israeli soldiers and anti-Semitic flyers appearing on…
Tablet Magazine’s podcast “Unorthodox” is coming to the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center on Dec. 9. Starting at 7 p.m., co-hosts Mark Oppenheimer, Stephanie Butnick and Liel Leibovitz will interview local guests on stage at The J, and afterward meet first-time listeners and longtime fans and sign copies of their new book, “The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia: From Abraham to Zabar’s an…
In the 23rd iteration of the Sonoran Arts League’s annual Hidden in the Hills studio tour, visitors will be able to observe nearly 200 artists at work across numerous mediums, from jewelry, metalworking and glass art to pastels, mixed media and oil painting.
A holiday-inspired music album titled “Hanukkah+” will be released on Nov. 22 and feature a collection of Jewish classics and originals from artists, including Haim, the Flaming Lips, Jack Black and Yo La Tengo, The Rolling Stone reported.
We subscribe to the view the justice must be tempered with mercy. That holds true for decisions made by judges, by government and by each of us. And it means looking carefully at the collateral impact of decisions that affect people’s lives, and taking those consequences into account.