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Laurie Dickman, who with her husband, Joel, owns Laurie’s Bridal and Formal in Scottsdale, says the business "is a family-owned and -operated bridal boutique. We offer bridal, bridesmaids, mother of the wedding, bar/bat mitzvah attire, prom and other social occasion dresses. Even though we are open for business, our grand opening will be in November, to kick off the busy season."
Mo Stein, principal at HKS, was named one of Phoenix Business Journal’s “25 Most Admired Leaders.” Stein was recognized for his lifetime commitment to fostering leadership in Phoenix at an awards dinner held at the Montelucia Resort & Spa on Sept. 27.
JFCS Aleinu, in collaboration with ABLE Financial Group, will hold a “R&R Retirement and Resources” workshop 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix’s Business & Professionals Division for Real Estate & Finance will host a Q&A session with commercial real estate developer Michael Pollack on Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Biltmore Financial Center, 2398 E. Camelback Road, Suite 180, Phoenix.
Joe Berman recently started as an account executive at Jewish News. He is an Arizona native who previously owned a bicycle shop. He is the proud father of an 8-year-old son and a 14-year-old daughter and in his free time enjoys being outdoors, cycling, hanging out with his children and hiking.
Local entrepreneurs, Steve and Andi Rosenstein of The Duce and R&R Surplus, will hold a grand-opening party and ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at their new flagship clothing store, R&R Surplus, inside Uptown Plaza, 252 E. Camelback Road, in the heart of central Phoenix. The public is invited to check out this stylish new shop featuring fashions for both men and women. There will also be vintage cocktails, trailer-made grub and live DJ music provided by The Duce. Visit randrsurplus.com.
Graham Paul recently started as a staff writer at Jewish News. He is currently attending Arizona State University, pursuing concurrent degrees in political science and history. His hometown is Los Alamitos, California, and he began his writing career as an opinions columnist and sports reporter for the State Press student newspaper at ASU. He plans to spend the spring 2016 semester at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, studying history, culture and politics through ASU’s Study Abroad Program. Contact him at email@example.com.
After observing that many women use their sunglasses as a headband throughout the day, including herself, Lila Baltman came up with an idea: “Why don’t I turn sunglasses into a fashionable accessory?”
Goodmans Interior Structures will host the Goodmans Chair Hockey Tournament, which will be produced by Rooted in Good, Inc., an Arizona 501(c)(3) operated by Goodmans employees, 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Goodmans Showroom, 1400 E. Indian School Road in Phoenix.
Shabbat in Jerusalem was like no Shabbat I have ever experienced.
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.
Valley residents Esther and Don Schon write about the question facing French Jews as anti-Semitism continues to spark violence and fear there.