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Wednesday 05/03/2017
Nonprofit works to make victims financially whole
Posted: May 03, 2017

Victims of crime in Arizona have a new advocate on their side.

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Wednesday 04/05/2017
Rabbi gives back in one-of-a-kind way
Posted: April 05, 2017

Years ago, when Rabbi Martin Scharf’s son was in Cub Scouts, the organization needed someone to serve as an auctioneer for the Scouts’ cake auction. Little did Scharf know that he’d then begin a career of auctioneering at nonprofit events to raise money for a variety of causes.

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Wednesday 03/29/2017
Temple Chai collecting cleaning supplies for homeless shelter
Posted: March 29, 2017

Temple Chai is conducting a drive for cleaning supplies for move-in kits distributed by UMOM, the largest shelter for homeless families in the state. The Phoenix synagogue is tying together the concept of cleaning for Passover and having cleaning supplies for newly housed homeless families from UMOM New Day Center.

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Wednesday 03/22/2017
Beth Tefillah to reopen its kosher food bank
Posted: March 22, 2017

Congregation Beth Tefillah’s Chesed Committee is reopening the Scottsdale synagogue’s food bank.

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SLJC Sisterhood Card Party benefits several charities
Posted: March 22, 2017

Combining fun and fundraising has been a successful strategy for Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood for over 20 years. Two hundred participants played mah-jongg, canasta, rummy cube, Mexican train, scrabble and board games at this year’s Card Party, “Get Your Game On,” held Feb. 7 at Oakwood Country Club.

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Tuesday 03/14/2017
Two schools, one day of social action
Posted: March 14, 2017

Religious schools at Temple Chai and Temple Kol Ami partnered for a Tikkun Olam Day on Feb. 26.

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Wednesday 02/22/2017
Brightening lives with crayons
Posted: February 22, 2017

Name: Jacob Elliot Cohen

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Valley rabbis speak out against Friedman
Posted: February 22, 2017

As rabbis and community leaders in Arizona, we are grateful for Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake’s unflagging support of Israel. In that spirit and with Israel’s best interests in mind, we respectfully ask Sens. McCain and Flake to vote against the nomination of David Friedman as United States ambassador to Israel. For the following reasons, we see Friedman as incapable as serving as an effective bridge between the two nations.

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