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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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Wednesday 05/18/2016
Valle del Sol honors Paulina Vazquez Morris as a ‘mom of the year’
Posted: May 18, 2016

Paulina Vazquez Morris was recognized as a Mom of the Year at Valle del Sol’s “Mom of the Year” breakfast event on May 6 at the Phoenix Convention Center. She has been involved with many civic and cultural organizations and currently serves on the boards of Goodwill of AZ and A.T. Still University. 

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Wednesday 04/27/2016
AZJHS to recognize work of Shotsy Abramson
Posted: April 27, 2016

The Arizona Jewish Historical Society will honor Shotsy Abramson at its 2016 annual meeting, 11 a.m. Sunday, May 15, at the Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E. Culver St., Phoenix.

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Wednesday 03/09/2016
Ahavas Torah lauds Pantiliats
Posted: March 09, 2016

Eddie and Lisa Pantiliat, founding members of Ahavas Torah, will be honored at the synagogue’s Life and Leadership Celebration on Monday, March 14. 

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Beth El to honor Sitvers
Posted: March 09, 2016

Beth El Congregation will honor Joan and Morton Sitver at its upcoming gala, “To Life, L’Chaim,” at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10, at the synagogue, 1118 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix.

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Beth Israel pays tribute to Terry Taubman
Posted: March 09, 2016

Congregation Beth Israel will honor Terry Taubman, executive director emeritus, at its April 1 Shabbat service.

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Wednesday 02/24/2016
Federation to honor Bob Silver at 75th anniversary celebration
Posted: February 24, 2016

The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix will present Bob Silver with its highest recognition, the Medal of Honor, during the 75th Anniversary Kickoff & Awards Celebration at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. The award is presented annually to an individual who has demonstrated a long and deep commitment to Jewish life, as well as exemplary leadership and service to the federation and the Jewish community.  

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Chabad honors five at 39th anniversary dinner
Posted: February 24, 2016

Chabad of Arizona will honor Greg Salitz at its 39th anniversary dinner on Sunday, Feb. 28, at the Orange Tree Golf Resort in Scottsdale.

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Wednesday 02/10/2016
Helping students explore heritage
Posted: February 10, 2016

For Judy and Nathan Laufer, supporting Jewish causes is part of their DNA. As the children of Holocaust survivors who were assisted by their Jewish communities, they know firsthand how a helping hand can make a difference. 

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