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Jewish Community Foundation announces 2018 giving

For organizations serving the Jewish community both within the Valley and beyond, recently announced annual financial grants from the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix represent a vital source of support.

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Temple Chai members craft new ark

Rabbi Mari Chernow realized the remodel of the small sanctuary at Temple Chai had really made a difference when one young congregant entered and told her mother, “It smells like Shabbat.”

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The Valley’s Ben Sinclair dishes on the story behind his hit HBO show

Growing up in Scottsdale, Ben Sinclair was active in Temple Kol Ami’s youth group and even served as a counselor at a Jewish summer camp in California. So how did this nice Jewish boy end up selling pot in Brooklyn?

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Religious Life

Our labors do not give us ownership of the natural world

Parshat Acharei-Kedoshim, Leviticus 16:1-20:27

Special Section: Bar/Bat Mitzvah Planner

What to expect from an event photographer

A yad skimming over the black letters of the Torah during a bar mitzvah is an image you probably want to always treasure.

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Hide and seek diplomacy

By the time you read this, President Trump may be planning to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at a historic summit. Or he may not. That’s what we gather from his pronouncements on the subject.

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