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Gaza residents to talk at emergency Jewish National Fund town-hall meeting

Gaza residents to talk at emergency Jewish National Fund town-hall meeting

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Lifelong Gaza resident Yedidya Harush frantically describes a full day of Hamas rockets landing all around him. The former Israel Defense Forces paratrooper and representative of the Halutza communities described these latest attacks as the worst since the end of the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict.

Amid changes in JCRC leadership, mission remains the same

Amid changes in JCRC leadership, mission remains the same

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A change in top leadership at the Jewish Community Relations Council isn’t stopping the organization from continuing to pursue its mission.

Foundation funds grow, according to 2017 annual report

Foundation funds grow, according to 2017 annual report

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The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix showed healthy growth and an increase in giving to community programs and organizations in 2017.

JFCS program readies former foster children to succeed as adults

JFCS program readies former foster children to succeed as adults

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Krystal has faced some of the many challenges young adults who have aged out of foster care deal with — homelessness, pregnancy, drug abuse, mental illness and unemployment.

Checking your own communication behaviors with your children

Checking your own communication behaviors with your children

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When my two brothers and I were in elementary school, our family always ate weekday dinners together. Everyone in the family had a chance to talk about problems, successes and minutia of the day. My parents insisted that if we wanted to be listened to, we had to listen to everyone else, including them. My parents created an environment conducive to sincere communication. They knew that if they wanted their children to listen to them, they needed to listen to us.

The tension of justice in society

The tension of justice in society

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Parshat Shoftim, Deuteronomy 16:18–21:9

A fiesta of Mexican appetizers

A fiesta of Mexican appetizers

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Zesty and delicious, Mexican appetizers are so versatile. Sautéed or roasted vegetables, cilantro, scallions, salsa, avocado, corn kernels and refried beans can be easily added or substituted for a recipe’s suggested ingredients. Because Mexican appetizers are often finger foods, they set an informal tone. Perfect for summer fun.

Calendar - Aug. 17, 2018

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Out & About - Aug. 17, 2018

Out & About - Aug. 17, 2018

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This Community page features photos of community members around the Valley and the world. Submit photos and details each week to photos@jewishaz.com by 10 a.m. Monday.

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