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Annual music fest finds new home

After four years at Steele Indian School Park in downtown Phoenix, the Desert Gathering Jewish Music Fest is moving to the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus in Scottsdale.

Wednesday 09/20/2017
Local residents advocate vegan diet, Vegan Challenge
Posted: September 20, 2017

When Valley resident Helen Jaffa had open-heart surgery for an aortic aneurysm nine years ago, she knew she needed to do something big to improve her health. After years of pestering from her vegan daughter, Jaffa made the decision to go completely vegan, becoming part of a trend that’s on the rise.

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A Yom Kippur break-the-fast buffet
Posted: September 20, 2017

The general rule of a break-the-fast meal seems to be simple, relatively light and requiring minimal day-of preparation.

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Wednesday 09/13/2017
ADL reminds schools not to penalize children for High Holiday absences
Posted: September 13, 2017

This year, the Anti-Defamation League continues its annual practice of making sure Jewish students are not academically penalized for missing school during the High Holidays.

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Calendar - September 15, 2017
Posted: September 13, 2017

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Simple meals for the grill
Posted: September 13, 2017

As fall fast approaches, we continue to enjoy time outdoors, and simpler, grilled meals are the order of the day. My family recently enjoyed a meal that was cooked 100 percent on the grill — even dessert — which meant minimal cleanup and no hot, steamy kitchen.

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A look at the Jewish justices at the highest court
Posted: September 13, 2017

Who was the first president with the courage to nominate a Jew for a Supreme Court vacancy? And who was the potential nominee?

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Wednesday 09/06/2017
Out & About: Sept. 8, 2017
Posted: September 06, 2017

This Community page features photos of community members around the Valley and the world. Submit photos and details each week to photos@jewishaz.com by 10 a.m. Monday.

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Plenty of fun ‘beach reads’ left
Posted: September 06, 2017

It’s always the same: As soon as Labor Day passes, mainstream magazines and newspapers bemoan the passing of summer, as though it’s an immutable fact that warmer days are done once September arrives.

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