Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72Jewish News 28 PROGRAMS Anti-Defamation League WORDS TO ACTION 602-274-0991 mdunn@adl.org www.arizona.adl.org/words-to-action InteractiveWORDSTOACTIONworkshopsempower and equip Jewish students with constructive,effec- tive responses to anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias on campus and in their communities. ® PJ Library/PJ Our Way 4645 E.Marilyn Road Phoenix,AZ 85032 602-535-1320 pjlibrary@valleybeitmidrash.org www.pjlibrary.org www.pjourway.org Director: Rachel Wallach Family programming focused on Jewish commu- nity building and education. Families receive free Jewish-themed books and music for children ages 6 months to 11 years. ■ See ad on page 29 PJ Library-Jewish Commmunity Foundation of Greater Prescott www.jcfpg.org/html/pjlibrary The Learning Shuk 480-390-0424 virginie@thelearningshuk.org lisa@thelearningshuk.org www.thelearningshuk.org Director:Virginie Polster A parent-educator-community collaboration that connects K-12 families to each other and to innova- tive and creative pluralistic Jewish learning. PRESCHOOLS Aleph Bet Preschool & Kindergarten Chabad of Phoenix 2110 E. Lincoln Drive Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-944-2580 director@alephbetaz.com www.alephbetaz.com Director:Mussie Levertov Educational Director: Chana Lew Ages 18 months-6 years. Experienced staff creates a learning environment for preschoolers and kin- dergartners.Reggio-inspired,integratedJudaicand secular curriculum, extended early- and after-care program, state-of-the-art facilities. Beth El Center for Early Childhood Education 1118 W.Glendale Ave. Phoenix,AZ 85021 602-944-2464,Fax:602-944-4584 jcharnow@bethelphoenix.com www.bethelpreschoolphx.com Director:Joanie Charnow Infants to Pre-K. Experienced teaching staff. Developmentally-appropriatecurriculum.AQuality Firstprogram.Certifiedoutdoorclassroom.Hebrew, music, P.E., drama, special days. State-of-the-art infant room. Chandler Jewish Preschool Chabad of the East Valley 875 N.McClintock Drive Chandler,AZ 85226 480-855-4333 info@chabadcenter.com www.chabadcenter.com/preschool Director:Shternie Deitsch Ages 12 months to 5 years old.Qualified and caring staffofferaReggio-inspired,creativeJewishlearning atmosphere. Small class sizes, enrichment activities and family programming. Congregation Beth Israel Chanen Preschool 10460 N.56th St. Scottsdale,AZ 85253 480-951-3398 Interim Director:Ari Moffitt Ages 6 weeks through pre-K. Developmental cur- riculum integrated with academics. Hebrew, music, movement, P.E., art studio with specialist, Shabbat services, lunch program and after-school enrich- ments.Full and part-time. Early Childhood Center@The J Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center 12701 N.Scottsdale Road,Suite 201 Scottsdale,AZ 85254 480-659-7769,Fax:480-659-7768 Co-Directors:Deena Boone,deenab@vosjcc.org Dani Hibert,danih@vosjcc.org Develops young minds and bodies in a nurturing, educational environment that incorporates Jewish values and customs, as well as parenting and enrichment programs.NAEYC-accredited. EDUCATION “Thank you for making us your spiritual home for Jewish learning & leadership in the Valley!” President & Dean: Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz 602.445.3112 www.valleybeitmidrash.org Temple Kol Ami ®