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Chabad opens first permanent facility in Fountain Hills

Chabad opens first permanent facility in Fountain Hills

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After a year of construction and remodeling of the former retail store Gridleys, the Chabad Edelman Jewish Center has opened its doors in Fountain Hills. The center is the new permanent home of Chabad of Fountain Hills, which inaugurated the facility with its first Rosh Hashanah services.

First came the primary. Now Jewish candidates prepare for midterms

First came the primary. Now Jewish candidates prepare for midterms

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The Aug. 28 election was a big night for the Jewish community, as several Jewish candidates won their races and will move on to the general midterm election in November. A few of them shared their election-night experiences with Jewish News and talked about what their next steps will be as they campaign for November.

Jewish Career Services connects recently unemployed or underemployed with professional help

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Last year, 59-year-old George and his wife, Paula, (not their real names) experienced a major life hurdle when George lost his job with a local health care company.

Valley Beit Midrash prepares for a new season of change

Valley Beit Midrash prepares for a new season of change

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Valley Beit Midrash is beginning its new season of programming with a new executive team that will help expand the organization’s offerings.

J Teen Connect enters second year bringing Jewish Valley teens together

J Teen Connect enters second year bringing Jewish Valley teens together

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It’s tough to be a teenager. On top of academic pressure and the usual dose of teen drama, it’s become expected to be part of extracurricular groups. Luckily, the Jewish community has multiple organizations that teens can get involved with, from youth groups to travel programs. But where does one begin to look?

At best, the status quo

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Will continued pummeling of the Palestinians bring them to heel? Or, more specifically, will additional sanctions bring them to the peace table to sign the “deal of the century?” The Trump administration seems to think so.

Metaphors cannot capture to fullness of God

Metaphors cannot capture to fullness of God

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Parshat Ha’azinu

What makes a sukkah a sukkah?

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With the holiday of Sukkot beginning at sundown on Sunday, many families and congregations are busy erecting the holiday’s namesake hut — the sukkah. While its form is familiar, what is the deeper meaning of the fragile, temporary structure, and what does it represent? Why is this building different from all other buildings?

Pardes middle schoolers learn value of community, team-building

Pardes middle schoolers learn value of community, team-building

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To kick off the new school year, Pardes Jewish Day School held its first retreat for middle school students so they could learn to communicate, collaborate and establish trust.

I do’s and I don’ts of marital agreements

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Marital agreements are increasingly popular as families grow, change, divide and blend. Typical marital agreements include prenuptial, postnuptial, divorce and child custody agreements. Each of these types of agreements is intended to protect various family, property and financial interests and assets.

Abduction tale an engrossing read

Abduction tale an engrossing read

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“The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World”

Easy-to-make Sephardic dishes for any occasion

Easy-to-make Sephardic dishes for any occasion

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Bagels and lox are wildly popular and easily assembled at the last minute for any event, but several years ago, I began adding Sephardi dishes to our buffets. Not only healthy and colorful, this cuisine pairs well with bagels and lox.

Out & About — Sept. 21, 2018

Out & About — Sept. 21, 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.

Calendar - Sept. 21, 2018

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