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ADL national official visits Valley, promotes interfaith dialogue

The belief that interfaith dialogue is essential to a strong community is basically encoded in Rabbi David Sandmel’s DNA.

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ASU student raises funds to combat rare, debilitating pain disorder

Renee Kessler was in dance class when she felt, and heard, her big toe break. She knew something was wrong, but having danced for years, she initially ignored the pain and continued with her class. The next day, she went to the doctor, who confirmed Kessler had indeed broken her toe. She figured it would be six weeks until she healed and then she would get back to dancing.

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How to enjoy winter produce

As the January doldrums arrive, we crave hearty, warming meals. Soups roasts and stews abound, but these heavy dishes can make us feel sluggish and want to hibernate even more. I’m all for warming from within, but don’t forget the veggies.

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Religious Life

It is through the journey that we learn

Parshat Bo, Exodus 10:1–13:16

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Preschools need ‘radical hospitality’ to thrive

Big changes are afoot for Jewish preschools, and your synagogue may need to adapt in order to thrive.

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Shutting the door on BDS

We don’t imagine that pictures of Rebecca Vilkomerson are hanging in post offices across Israel. But the organization she heads, Jewish Voice for Peace, was recently banned there, so she and other group leaders are barred from entering the country.

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