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Wednesday 08/08/2018
Don’t call it a vacation: Scottsdale resident works hard while visiting Israel
Posted: August 08, 2018

Since 2010, Valley resident Sue Adatto has traveled to Israel each summer with Volunteers for Israel to participate in the Israeli Sar-El program.

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Beth Ami rabbi commutes from LA for second year
Posted: August 08, 2018

Long commutes are nothing new for those living in Los Angeles, but Rabbi Allison Lawton’s commute may look a little different than most.

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Hate crimes, hazing topics at AEPi’s international convention in Phoenix
Posted: August 08, 2018

Approximately 600 students from around the world have descended on Phoenix for the 105th Alpha Epsilon Pi International Convention this weekend. During the convention, the young men will take part in class sessions that will teach them how to combat anti-Semitism and how to deal with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement that has swept across many universities nationwide.

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Beloved founder remains an inspiration to genetic testing center
Posted: August 08, 2018

As the Jewish Genetics Diseases Center of Greater Phoenix prepares for a community screening in Scottsdale on Aug. 19, Wendy Carriere, executive director of the center, still feels the presence of late co-founder Dr. Sherman Minkoff in every decision she makes.

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Wednesday 08/01/2018
Calendar - Aug. 3, 2018
Posted: August 01, 2018

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Flashback: Oct. 12, 1990
Posted: August 01, 2018

As many readers in the Valley’s Jewish community know, I am not Jewish. I was raised a Catholic in a Mexican-American neighborhood in El Paso, Texas, and somehow ended up in the “Jewish part of town.” I learned about Judaism from my friends and their parents. I learned to respect Judaism from my parents.

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URJ Camp Newman proves resilient after fire
Posted: August 01, 2018

Although URJ Camp Newman was held in a university setting instead of its former home in the mountains of Santa Rosa, California, this year, the camp feeling is alive and well, by all accounts.

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Jewish Russian émigré helps DACA recipient
Posted: August 01, 2018

Growing up in the Soviet Union in the 1980s, in what is now Uzbekistan, Arthur Rothstein still recalls the challenges of life under a totalitarian regime and the rampant anti-Semitism that went with it.

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