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Author Jan Krulick-Belin at Judaica museum, Mesa libraries

Author Jan Krulick-Belin of Phoenix will be featured in an author showcase 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at Congregation Beth Israel’s Sylvia Plotkin Judaica Museum, 10460 N. 56th St., Scottsdale.

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Film

Jewish film festival turns 21

The Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF) is back for the 21st year, featuring 18 feature-length films and seven short films, making it the biggest festival to date.

Music

Jewish film festival turns 21

The Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF) is back for the 21st year, featuring 18 feature-length films and seven short films, making it the biggest festival to date.

Visual Arts

Solel showcase features members’ artistic skills

Kit Cassak has always loved taking photographs, but it wasn’t until she retired as a teacher and executive administrative assistant that she began taking her photography to a new level.

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Get Connected

Programs match different ages, stages

Whether you are new to town or entering a new phase in your life, the Valley’s Jewish community offers many ways to get involved.

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Thursday 09/20/2018
Abduction tale an engrossing read
Posted: September 20, 2018

“The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World”

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Wednesday 09/12/2018
Obama official chronicles Jewish triumph
Posted: September 12, 2018

Even before its official release this month, Norman Eisen’s “The Last Palace: Europe’s Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House” ranked No. 1 on Amazon’s list of new Jewish biographies.

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Thursday 08/30/2018
‘Operation Finale’ Details Eichmann Capture
Posted: August 30, 2018

What would you do if you were alone in a room with Adolf Eichmann? What kind of conversation would you have? These questions come to mind watching “Operation Finale,” which details the 1960 capture of Eichmann, who was living undercover in Buenos Aires. The film stars Oscar Isaac as Mossad agent Peter Malkin and Ben Kingsley as Eichmann.

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Wednesday 07/25/2018
New meaning in old story
Posted: July 25, 2018

Not long ago, in an antiques shop, I found a February 1937 issue of “National Geographic” that featured Berlin. It portrayed a city thriving under Nazi rule, with photos of streets festooned with swastika flags, Hitler’s birthday parade and children smiling in front of swastika-draped buildings.

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Wednesday 07/18/2018
New film raises questions for Jewish agency
Posted: July 18, 2018

Imagine it’s your first day of college and, as you walk toward your dorm, students smile at you, greet you fondly, hug you and welcome you back, even though you’ve never been here before. Sounds like a Twilight Zone episode, right?

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Israeli debut film ‘The Cakemaker’ explores grief, love
Posted: July 18, 2018

When Ofir Raul Graizer set out to make “The Cakemaker,” nobody wanted to support it at first.

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Wednesday 07/11/2018
Author Turns ‘The Opposite’ Into Success
Posted: July 11, 2018

“Banging My Head Against the Wall”

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Wednesday 06/27/2018
8 great summer reading picks
Posted: June 27, 2018

For book lovers, the summer is the perfect time to sit back and relax — after applying sunscreen, of course — and read beneath the sun.

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Wednesday 05/30/2018
Jewish filmmaker turns camera on her own personal tragedy
Posted: May 30, 2018

“Is ‘The Tale’ HBO’s Most Controversial Movie Ever?”

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