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Friday 11/18/2016
This past week

Between the challah bake, the Shabbat Project and conferences in Washington, D.C., it's been a busy week.

Posted: November 18, 2016
Friday 07/22/2016
AMHSI: Shabbat in Jerusalem

Shabbat in Jerusalem was like no Shabbat I have ever experienced.

Posted: July 22, 2016
Wednesday 07/20/2016
Can a soldier with one leg ride a surfboard?

Valley residents Esther and Don Schon write about a program that two ex-IDF soldiers developed to help teach disadvantaged teens to surf and in turn to become surfing teachers for wounded warriors.

Posted: July 20, 2016
Tuesday 07/19/2016
French Jews: To stay or to go?

Valley residents Esther and Don Schon write about the question facing French Jews as anti-Semitism continues to spark violence and fear there.

Posted: July 19, 2016
Monday 07/18/2016
The fight against terror’s trauma

Valley residents Esther and Don Schon write about the Israel Trauma Coalition and its work to help French Jews cope with the trauma of terror attacks in Paris.

Posted: July 18, 2016
Friday 07/08/2016
AMHSI: Students arrive in Israel

Arizona high school students who are spending this summer at Jewish National Fund’s Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI), through the Schwartz-Hammer AMHSI Impact Fund and the JNF Boruchin Educational Fund write about their experiences.

Posted: July 08, 2016
Tuesday 06/28/2016
Casting call for boy for new Spielberg film

The makers of a new Steven Spielberg film are looking to cast a boy able to portray a Jewish Italian 6 year old. No acting experience is necessary.

Posted: June 28, 2016
Friday 06/24/2016
Celebrating international yoga day

Tuesday, June 21 is International Yoga Day and in recognition of this, the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center is hosting four free yoga classes.

Posted: June 24, 2016
Wednesday 05/11/2016
Museum archives keep history alive

More than 20,000 people have successfully turned to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for help in their search for documentation about the fates of their loved ones and other Holocaust survivors.

Posted: May 11, 2016