Alan S. Roth visited Corfu, Greece earlier this month. Here he visits a memorial to novelist Albert Cohen.
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The High Holidays are upon us, and that means apples and honey, the blowing of the shofar and many other traditions and celebrations. Below are depictions of the High Holidays from the perspective of children across the Greater Phoenix area. Not surprisingly, apples and honey were included in many of the photos, and for good reason. Everyone enjoys those delectable treats as we usher in the sweet new year. Enjoy the beautifully drawn pictures of activities and practices from the High Holiday traditions. These and other submissions will be accessible online at jewishaz.com.
TEL AVIV — Shimon Peres, the former defense hawk turned Nobel Peace Prize winner and the last of Israel’s founders, has died.
A free Rosh Hashanah dance will be held 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E. Culver St., Phoenix.
A Go Fund Me campaign is underway for a Valley rabbi who was in a serious automobile accident last month. Comments (0)
WASHINGTON – When President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met for what was likely to be the last time as leaders of their countries, the most important thing they said was "see you soon."
WASHINGTON – Marking the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg trials, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said the most important development in war crimes prosecutions since the trials was the r… Comments (0)
Shabbat in Jerusalem was like no Shabbat I have ever experienced.
Valley residents Esther and Don Schon write about a program that two ex-IDF soldiers developed to help teach disadvantaged teens to surf and in turn to become surfing teachers for wounded warriors.
Valley residents Esther and Don Schon write about the question facing French Jews as anti-Semitism continues to spark violence and fear there.