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The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation is holding two interfaith panel events that will bring together representatives of five faith traditions to discuss celebrations of life cycle events. 

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Shortly before the Department of Justice filed notice last August that it would seek the death penalty against the alleged murderer at the Tree of Life building in Pittsburgh, two of the congregations attacked in the massacre — New Light and Dor Hadash — sent letters imploring U.S. Attorney …

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On Sunday, Jan. 19, congregation members, rabbis, teachers, parents and former students crowded into the spacious home of Sheila Schwartz to thank Rabbi David and Odette Rebibo for their decades of service.

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Beth Emeth Congregation’s West Valley Jewish Film Festival has been a staple not just for the synagogue, but for the Sun City community as well. According to Irene Leher, festival co-chairman, this annual event brings together many Jewish and non-Jewish area residents.

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Before Rabbi David Rebibo arrived in Phoenix in 1965, the city’s Jewish population numbered about 10,000. There was no Jewish day school, those who kept kosher had to go out of town for kosher cheese and meat products, and Phoenix’s only Orthodox congregation, located downtown, had difficult…

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At noon earlier today, ADL Arizona Regional Director Carlos Galindo-Elvira announced his departure from the organization. Galindo-Elvira disclosed the news in an email that was circulated to community partners.

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It’s one thing to conduct a Shabbat service, but it’s something completely different to lead one of the country’s larger Shabbats.

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Temple Solel’s quarterly art showcase currently features the work of Skip Feinstein, general surgeon, photographer and 10-year member of the temple. More than 30 of Feinstein’s photographs, which capture moments from Pakistan and Cuba to Mexico and France, will be on display in the North Hal…

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The Nazis dubbed them mischlinge — persons deemed to have both Aryan and Jewish ancestry. Employment, education and marriage restrictions were placed on Mischlinge, with the severity of the restrictions decided by how many Jewish grandparents an individual had.  

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A new Chabad center is coming to south Phoenix, a fast-growing region of the metropolitan area that previously had no synagogues. Rabbi Mendy Rimler and his wife, Sarah, will co-direct the Chabad Jewish Center of South Phoenix.

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Jewish and Israel-related groups had mixed reactions to U.S. President Donald Trump signing an executive order that requires the U.S. government to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-Semitism in responding to “prohibited forms of discrimination rooted i…

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A few weeks into his new role as director general of the new Arizona-Israel Trade & Investment Office, Arizona’s first trade office outside of Mexico, David Ya’ari is in Phoenix this week and spoke to Jewish News about the collaboration between the Startup Nation and the Startup State.

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“Great launch of @SCP_Learning at the Yeshiva in Phoenix this week, a packed house!” read a Nov. 1 tweet from Jeremy Rovinsky. “All kinds of observant Jews — Litvish, Chabad, Modern, Sefardi, Bucharian — coming together to master Hilchos Shabbos! #SCPrevolution.” 

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