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Television

New Ken Burns film spotlights little-known Holocaust rescuers

In 1940, as he was being transported to safety in the lower deck of a ship, the Jewish author Lion Feuchtwanger asked Waitstill Sharp why the American Unitarian minister had bothered to rescue him from the Nazis.

Books

Book teaches an easy lesson in miracles

Are you looking for a children’s book home run? Rabbi Jason Bonder hits one out of the ballpark with his newly published children’s book, “Miracles Like You and Me.”

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Film

Accent coach teaches Portman to sound Israeli

While making the film “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” Natalie Portman had to put her palm in front of her mouth, repeat Hebrew words and feel how the air hit her skin.

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Music

Red Rocks festival returns

The 16th annual Red Rocks Music Festival will be held Aug. 26-Sept. 4 in Phoenix and Sedona.

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Visual Arts

Solel showcases quilt artist

Temple Solel will kick off the upcoming season of its Art Showcase with an exhibit featuring 30 pieces of fiber art by nationally recognized fiber artist Sheila Groman.

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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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Wednesday 09/21/2016
NAU students develop Bedzin exhibit
Posted: September 21, 2016

An exhibit curated by undergraduate students at Northern Arizona University’s Martin-Springer Institute – “Through the Eyes of Youth: Life and Death in the Bedzin Ghetto” – is on display through Oct. 14 in the lobby of the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. An opening reception was held on Sept. 11.

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Monday 09/12/2016
New Ken Burns film spotlights little-known Holocaust rescuers
Posted: September 12, 2016

In 1940, as he was being transported to safety in the lower deck of a ship, the Jewish author Lion Feuchtwanger asked Waitstill Sharp why the American Unitarian minister had bothered to rescue him from the Nazis.

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Friday 09/09/2016
Barbra Streisand to chair arts center at 9/11 site
Posted: September 09, 2016

Barbra Streisand has been named chairwoman of the board of a performing arts center to be built at the site of the World Trade Center attacks.

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Wednesday 08/31/2016
Book teaches an easy lesson in miracles
Posted: August 31, 2016

Are you looking for a children’s book home run? Rabbi Jason Bonder hits one out of the ballpark with his newly published children’s book, “Miracles Like You and Me.”

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Rabbi’s book examines ‘Torah of the Heart’
Posted: August 31, 2016

Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz, president and dean of Valley Beit Midrash, released his 10th book, “Torah of the Street, Torah of the Heart,” in July.

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Tuesday 08/30/2016
Mel Brooks and other stars mourn passing of Gene Wilder
Posted: August 30, 2016

It was a sad day in Hollywood yesterday (Aug. 29) as the world learned that Gene Wilder, one of the most beloved comic actors of the ’70s and ’80s, had passed away the day before at the age of 83.

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In 'Blazing Saddles,' Gene Wilder helped recall a fading black-Jewish alliance
Posted: August 30, 2016

Last year, I joined some 3,000 people at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark for a wide-screen showing of Mel Brooks' 1974 Western parody "Blazing Saddles." In the onstage interview that followed, Brooks, then 89, was beside himself in his delight at sharing his 42-year-old comedy with a real live audience.

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Monday 08/29/2016
Gene Wilder, star of ‘Willy Wonka’ and other classic comedies, dies at 83
Posted: August 29, 2016

Gene Wilder, a comedic actor known for playing wild-eyed eccentrics such as the titular characters in “Young Frankenstein” and “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” has died at 83.

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Wednesday 08/24/2016
Solel showcases quilt artist
Posted: August 24, 2016

Temple Solel will kick off the upcoming season of its Art Showcase with an exhibit featuring 30 pieces of fiber art by nationally recognized fiber artist Sheila Groman.

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