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Multiple staff departures at Temple Emanuel of Tempe

Major changes are coming to Temple Emanuel of Tempe.

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New home for Yeshiva High School of Arizona nears completion

The roofers’ hammers boomed overhead on a recent Wednesday as Rabbi Gavriel Goetz, head of school for Yeshiva High School of Arizona, explained that the YHSA’s new building and first permanent home should be open sometime this fall.

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New documentaries examine Itzhak Perlman, RBG

Temperamentally, they are as different as night and day.

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Enjoying the pleasures of this world

Parshat Naso, Numbers 4:21–7:89

Special Section: Summer Cool

Valley staycation 101: Relax at luxury resorts during summer months

Memorial Day weekend signals the start of the summer resort season here in the Valley. As the snowbirds head back north to escape the heat, resilient Arizonans can experience many of the beautiful luxury resorts the Valley has to offer — in some cases, at steep discounts. Here are a few summer resort packages you and your family can enjoy:


Hamas’ cynical sacrifice of human life

Hamas, the Islamist terror organization that rules Gaza, proved its control over the 1.8 million Palestinians living there as Israel and the United States were celebrating the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. Hamas, which is sworn to Israel’s destruction, exhorted thousands of Palestinians in Gaza to attempt to break through the border fence with Israel. The result of this attempt — accompanied by firebombs and flaming tires — was 62 Palestinian deaths, the bloodiest day in Gaza since the 2014 war.

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