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Flagstaff Chabad to break ground for JCC

Flagstaff Chabad to break ground for JCC

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Chabad of Flagstaff will host a groundbreaking ceremony this weekend for its new home, The Molly Blank Jewish Community Center.

Anti-Trump billboard in Phoenix causes controversy

Anti-Trump billboard in Phoenix causes controversy

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The brazen billboard of President Donald Trump, sandwiched between blood-red mushroom clouds and swastika-like dollar signs, appeared March 17 to stare down Grand Avenue, making national news and causing some controversy.

SARRC opens cafe at Phoenix library

SARRC opens cafe at Phoenix library

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Phoenix has been dubbed “an autism friendly city” by multiple sources and one of the reasons is the work of Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC), a nonprofit organization that provides a variety of services for those with ASD and those impacted by it.

Beth Tefillah to reopen its kosher food bank

Beth Tefillah to reopen its kosher food bank

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

Third-grader designs Mensch Bench

Third-grader designs Mensch Bench

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Olivia Feldman, a third-grader at Pardes Jewish Day School, sometimes felt a little lonely during recess and realized that other classmates might feel that way, too, so she decided to do something about it.

SLJC Sisterhood Card Party benefits several charities

SLJC Sisterhood Card Party benefits several charities

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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.

‘Hidden Ones’ tells story of family of conversos

‘Hidden Ones’ tells story of family of conversos

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When local author Marcia Fine writes historical fiction, she immerses herself in the characters to the point of dreaming about them. Her desk is scattered with notebooks full of facts about textiles, foods, geography and clothing of the time period she’s writing about. “It has to be accurate,” she says.

Arrests made in Chandler menorah vandalism

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The Chandler Police Department has arrested four people on suspicion of twisting a large decorative menorah in the front yard of a Chandler family’s home into a swastika. The menorah, which was made out of PVC pipes gold spray paint and solar-powered bulbs, was a Hanukkah decoration put up by a family near Chandler Boulevard and McClintock Drive.

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  • Flagstaff Chabad to break ground for JCC

    Flagstaff Chabad to break ground for JCC

    Chabad of Flagstaff will host a groundbreaking ceremony this weekend for its new home, The Molly Blank Jewish Community Center.

  • Anti-Trump billboard in Phoenix causes controversy

    Anti-Trump billboard in Phoenix causes controversy

    The brazen billboard of President Donald Trump, sandwiched between blood-red mushroom clouds and swastika-like dollar signs, appeared March 17 to stare down Grand Avenue, making national news and causing some controversy.

  • JNF breakfast draws 1,000-plus to hear Lauder

    JNF breakfast draws 1,000-plus to hear Lauder

    More than 1,000 people attended Jewish National Fund’s Breakfast for Israel on March 17, up from about 900 who attended last year’s, and to JNF executives who attended, it was proof of the importance of the Arizona Jewish community.

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Rabbi John Linder of Temple Solel in Paradise Valley delivers the invocation to open the March 22, 2016 session of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Beth Jo Zeitzer

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Beth Jo Zeitzer, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.

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Shternie Deitsch

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Shternie Deitsch, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.

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Shelley Cohn

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Shelley Cohn, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.

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Talyah Sands

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Talyah Sands, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.