About 300 people attended the Mega Challah Bake 4 Kids! at Chabad of Arizona on Sept. 18. The event, co-chaired by Gabi Messinger and Dede Sandler, was hosted by the Friendship Circle, Alef Bet Preschool, Temple Solel and the Valley of the Sun JCC Early Childhood Center. In addition to challah baking, the program also included entertainment, activities and crafts.
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Chabad at ASU lifted the spirits of many students on the Arizona State University campus on Sept. 12. After a weekend made somber by the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Chabad – in partnership with the Hillel Jewish Student Center and the Latter Day Saint Student Association – encouraged everyone do to a good deed in remembrance of those lost in the attacks.
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Jewish Arizonans on Campus (JAC) recently announced plans to open a new educational center in Scottsdale.
An exhibit curated by undergraduate students at Northern Arizona University’s Martin-Springer Institute – “Through the Eyes of Youth: Life and Death in the Bedzin Ghetto” – is on display through Oct. 14 in the lobby of the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. An opening reception was held on Sept. 11.
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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.
Beth Jo Zeitzer, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.
Shternie Deitsch, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.
Shelley Cohn, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.
Talyah Sands, one of the Jewish News Best of Jewish Women honorees, speaks.