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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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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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