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New documentaries examine Itzhak Perlman, RBG

Temperamentally, they are as different as night and day.

Wednesday 05/23/2018
New photography exhibit highlights Israel’s diversity
Posted: May 23, 2018

On Monday, the Arizona Jewish Historical Society held the public opening for “Israel at 70: The Diverse Faces of Israel,” a solo exhibit of photography by Joel Zolondek, a Jewish News contributor. Marty Haberer, CEO of Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, and Vicki Cabot, a former Jewish News reporter and editor, served as guest speakers.

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Wednesday 05/09/2018
First-person: mission to Morocco
Posted: May 09, 2018

Danielle Gross is a first-year member of Jewish Federations of North America’s National Young Leadership Cabinet. She joined the national cabinet through her work with Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix’s NowGen program, which engages Jewish adults in their 20s through 40s in philanthropy, connections to community and leadership.

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Author Annabelle Gurwitch talks family, Jewish identity during recent Valley visit
Posted: May 09, 2018

The book “Wherever You Go, There They Are” opens with author Annabelle

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Wednesday 04/25/2018
Seven Jewish podcasts to add to your rotation
Posted: April 25, 2018

We’re living in a golden age of podcasts. Think of just about any topic and there’s a good chance there’s a podcast on it. From the podcast institutions like “This American Life,” “Serial” and anything NPR does to more niche shows about an exploration of Baltimore’s history through the lens of its black residents or hourlong analyses of each episode of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” podcasts are an increasingly popular form of news, entertainment, history and information.

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Wednesday 04/04/2018
Israeli film ‘Abulele’ gets US release
Posted: April 04, 2018

Ten-year-old Adam is lonely. At home, in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Givat Massuah, his parents — still grieving for Adam’s older brother, who died in a car accident a year ago — barely notice him as he gathers his things and leaves.

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The Valley’s Ben Sinclair dishes on the story behind his hit HBO show
Posted: April 04, 2018

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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Wednesday 03/21/2018
Jewish designer has royal hit on her hands
Posted: March 21, 2018

From Twitter to Facebook, from Ireland’s Independent to Vanity Fair, people were talking about Meghan Markle’s shirt.

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Wednesday 02/14/2018
Arizona Musicfest commemorates Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday
Posted: February 14, 2018

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein, the legendary Jewish American conductor and composer, Arizona Musicfest’s presents “Beethoven & Bernstein.”

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