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‘Hidden Ones’ tells story of family of conversos

When local author Marcia Fine writes historical fiction, she immerses herself in the characters to the point of dreaming about them. Her desk is scattered with notebooks full of facts about textiles, foods, geography and clothing of the time period she’s writing about. “It has to be accurate,” she says.

Tuesday 03/21/2017
Chef Michael Solomonov goes 'In Search of Israeli Cuisine' in new film
Posted: March 21, 2017

“I thought it was just going to be about falafel and hummus."

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Tuesday 03/14/2017
Ceramics artist inspired by nature, biotechnology
Posted: March 14, 2017

Ceramist Susan Beiner’s work has been exhibited in China, France, the Netherlands and across the nation, but it took some persuading to get her to exhibit her creations at Temple Solel’s latest Art Showcase.

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Valley Beit Midrash adds book talk to season
Posted: March 14, 2017

Valley Beit Midrash is partnering with the Jewish Book Council to present a discussion on Edgar  M. Bronfman’s last book, “Why Be Jewish?” with Ruth Andrew Allenson, the book’s editor, and Adam R. Bronfman, president of The Samuel Bronfman Foundation, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at Temple Kol Ami, 15030 N. 64th St., Scottsdale. The program will begin with networking and light appetizers.

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Temple Chai presents cantor’s concert on April 1
Posted: March 14, 2017

Temple Chai will present “Cantor’s Concert: Celebrating Our Musical Legacy” 7 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix.

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Wednesday 03/08/2017
Show features writings of children from Terezin
Posted: March 08, 2017

“The Loveliness of Air,” an electroacoustic original composition based upon selected poetry and prose of children under the age of 15 who were victims of the Terezin Nazi concentration camp, will be performed 4 p.m. Sunday, March 19, at the Arizona State University Kerr Cultural Center, 6110 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale.

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‘Albatross’ comes to Herberger’
Posted: March 08, 2017

“Albatross,” a high-octane, adventure story, comes to Stage West at the Herberger Theater Center, March 16-26.

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Temple Beth Shalom holds cantorial concert
Posted: March 08, 2017

Cantor Baruch Koritan will sing Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” and a variety of Hebrew, Yiddish and Ladino songs at a cantorial concert at 7 p.m. Friday, March 17, at Temple Beth Shalom, 12202 N. 101st Ave., Sun City.

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Tuesday 03/07/2017
Fab Four comes to life in musical
Posted: March 07, 2017

“I’ve always been a total Beatle nerd,” says Zak Schaffer, who became a Beatles fan at age 8 after hearing the band’s cover recording of “Roll Over Beethoven.”

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