www.jewishaz.com: Community

Community

rss feed

Out & About - November 17, 2017

The fifth annual Desert Gathering Jewish Music Fest featured Nefesh Mountain, a bluegrass band, and Josh and Chava, a folk duo with a strong reggae background. Also performing was the festival’s founder, Todd Herzog, a singer-songwriter and cantorial soloist at Temple Solel. The event took place Nov. 5 at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus in Scottsdale.

Wednesday 11/15/2017
Calendar - November 17, 2017
Posted: November 15, 2017

Events

Comments (0)
Phoenix Mikvah continues to raise funds as it nears completion
Posted: November 15, 2017

Phoenix may only receive an average of 8.04 inches of precipitation per year, but the Phoenix Mikvah is planning to put every drop of it to use once the building is completed.

Comments (0)
Developer seeks community support for preservation of historic Phoenix synagogue
Posted: November 15, 2017

Developer Michael Levine is passionate about 333 E. Portland St., where Phoenix’s first Orthodox synagogue, Beth Hebrew Congregation, stands. In fact, he is so passionate that he purchased the building in 2015 for $850,000, likely saving it from being demolished and replaced by a high-rise apartment.

Comments (0)
Wednesday 11/08/2017
‘You’re Funny, But You Don’t Look Jewish’ comes to the Valley
Posted: November 08, 2017

For Gina Gold, growing up black and Jewish in New York City wasn’t easy.

Comments (0)
Out & About: Nov. 10, 2017
Posted: November 08, 2017

This Community page features photos of community members around the Valley and the world. Submit photos and details each week to photos@jewishaz.com by 10 a.m. Monday.

Comments (0)
ADL reports first anti-Semitic assault in Arizona in two years
Posted: November 08, 2017

Anew report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) finds that anti-Semitic incidents remain significantly higher in 2017 compared to 2016 around the country and in Arizona.

Comments (0)
Using a Jewish approach to treat veterans with PTSD
Posted: November 08, 2017

A recent study from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) found that the daily number of American veterans who commit suicide has decreased from 22 to 20 — a small improvement and a step in the right direction. The leading cause of veteran suicide is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), whose sufferers have intense and sometimes disturbing thoughts about a traumatic event that can lead to severe psychological suffering.

Comments (0)
First Taste of Limmud offers an evening of Jewish learning
Posted: November 08, 2017

This fall, the Valley hosts its first Taste of Limmud on Nov. 16, an evening of learning designed to give attendees a sample of Limmud AZ, a full day of educational programming organized by volunteers as part of an international movement.

Comments (0)
Phoenix needs to get on Israeli itinerary, says OurCrowd CEO
Posted: November 08, 2017

In the chapel on the second floor of Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale, next to the in-house tattoo parlor, Jonathan Medved stood in front of a large image of the iconic Jewish National Fund’s blue and white metal tzedakah box that helped everyday people fund the creation of Israel.

Comments (0)