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Wednesday 05/24/2017
Out and About
Posted: May 24, 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.

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Inscribing a lasting legacy in JCF’s ‘Book of Life’
Posted: May 24, 2017

The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix recently celebrated individuals, families and organizations that are making a commitment to the future of the Valley’s Jewish community.

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Moving the Federation forward
Posted: May 24, 2017

Marty Haberer started as the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix’s executive director this past March, marking his 31st year in Jewish communal service, which he refers to as “a lifelong adventure.”

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New VOSJCC executive overseeing improvements
Posted: May 24, 2017

Amidst the major investment of both dollars and energy into the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center (VOSJCC), a new CEO has joined its leadership team.

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Congregation Kehillah begins remodeling
Posted: May 24, 2017

Congregation Kehillah, a nine-year-old independent synagogue that purchased its first permanent home at the end of 2016, has started remodeling of the interior and exterior of the new facility, located at 5858 E. Dynamite Road in Scottsdale.

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Families Giving Back releases summer volunteer guide for young families
Posted: May 24, 2017

Families Giving Back has released a Summer Volunteer for projects for families with young children. The guide features volunteer projects that can be done at home, such as assembling heat relief sacks for St. Vincent de Paul, making a family kindness jar, making no-sew blankets for foster children and making activity packs for children at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The guide can be downloaded on its website, familiesgivingback.org.

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Tomchei Shabbos program ends
Posted: May 24, 2017

Tomchei Shabbos, an organization that collected kosher food to distribute to individuals and families in need for Shabbat and holidays, announced last week that it will dissolve as of Friday, May 26.

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Valley Newsroom donates to 3 charities
Posted: May 24, 2017

The Valley Newsroom, a current-events class for retirees led by Michael Epner, has donated $3,000 to three charities.

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JFL announces four new named loan funds
Posted: May 24, 2017

Jewish Free Loan announced four new named loan funds at its annual meeting held May 11 at Temple Chai.

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