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Wednesday 03/01/2017
Local legal leaders lauded at Learned Hand Award luncheon
Posted: March 01, 2017

The Arizona Region of the American Jewish Committee is paying tribute to four local legal professionals at its annual Judge Learned Hand Awards luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix.

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Wednesday 02/22/2017
Sun Lakes congregation to honor music director
Posted: February 22, 2017

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation will honor Lana Shagrin Oyer for her 25-year volunteer service as the music director at the Annual Music Service. This year’s service is open to the community and will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 10, at the Sun Lakes All Faiths Chapel, 9240 E. Sun Lakes Blvd.

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Beth El to honor Leon and Evelyn Zeitzer, mark building’s 50th anniversary
Posted: February 22, 2017

Beth El Congregation will honor Dr. Leon and Evelyn Zeitzer at its L’Dor V’Dor Golden Gala, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at Beth El Congregation, 1118 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix. The gala will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of the congregation’s building.

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Wednesday 01/11/2017
Shearim Torah honors Glazers, Einhorns at annual celebration
Posted: January 11, 2017

Shearim Torah High School for Girls will hold its 10th anniversary Legacy of Life Celebration 6:30-9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave.

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Wednesday 11/30/2016
Joel Kramer to receive Medal of Honor from Federation
Posted: November 30, 2016

Joel Kramer will receive the Medal of Honor from the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix at the Federation’s donor appreciation and awards brunch at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale.   

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Wednesday 10/26/2016
Beth El to honor Sam Goldman
Posted: October 26, 2016

Beth El Congregation will hold a Kiddush in honor of Cantor Sam Goldman for his decades of service to Beth El Congregation; he will become the synagogue’s cantor emeritus.

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Wednesday 10/19/2016
ADL to honor SRP, Kate Gallego and response squad
Posted: October 19, 2016

The Anti-Defamation League of Arizona will honor SRP at its annual Torch of Liberty Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 10. SRP is the oldest multi­purpose federal reclamation project in the United States, serving central Arizona since 1903, and supports key facets of Arizona’s nonprofit community, including human service, arts and culture, civic, education and environmental initiatives. In addition to giving time to charitable organizations, SRP employees give more than $1 million per year to nonprofits.

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Wednesday 09/28/2016
National Women’s Philanthropy honors Sandy Rife
Posted: September 28, 2016

Sandy Rife of Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix has been honored by The Jewish Federations of North America’s National Women’s Philanthropy with its Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award. The award was announced at the 2016 International Lion of Judah Conference held Sept. 11-13 in Washington, D.C.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
AZJHS to honor Diamondbacks president and CEO
Posted: July 20, 2016

The Arizona Jewish Historical Society will present Derrick Hall, president and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks, with its 2016 Heritage Award on Nov. 12 at the Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix.

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Wednesday 07/06/2016
Student awarded Touro College scholarship
Posted: July 06, 2016

Amanda Benros of Phoenix was one of nine outstanding high school students from around the country selected to receive the Sarah Rivkah and Dr. Bernard Lander zt”l Scholarship, presented jointly by Touro College and NCSY, the international youth arm of the Orthodox Union. The scholarships are named in memory of Touro’s Founding President Dr. Bernard Lander and his wife, Sarah Rivkah.

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