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Flagstaff rabbi brings Muslim professor for series of interfaith events

Flagstaff rabbi brings Muslim professor for series of interfaith events

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When it comes to building a diverse interfaith community at 7,000 feet, Rabbi Mindie Snyder of Congregation Lev Shalom in Flagstaff has a secret weapon: the power of friendship.

DACA recipients denied in-state tuition rates in Arizona public universities

DACA recipients denied in-state tuition rates in Arizona public universities

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipients will no longer be eligible for in-state college tuition in Arizona, the state Supreme Court unanimously ruled last week, sparking the ire of those advocating on behalf of the so-called Dreamer community, including some local Jewish nonprofits.

Valley Jewish residents show support for LGBTQ community at Phoenix Pride 2018

Valley Jewish residents show support for LGBTQ community at Phoenix Pride 2018

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The Phoenix Pride 2018 parade celebrating the Valley’s LGBTQ community attracted thousands to the downtown area, including a large contingent of Jewish residents.

Nathan Sachs offers life and business lessons at The J

Nathan Sachs offers life and business lessons at The J

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When Nathan Sachs, the founder and owner of Blueprints for Tomorrow, a financial services company based in Scottsdale, considered teaching classes at the Valley of the Sun JCC (The J), it wasn’t a tough call.

The code to success: computer science for kids

The code to success: computer science for kids

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What does it take to move your child from consumer to producer of technology?

Local actress and journalist travels to London to study at the Globe Theatre

Local actress and journalist travels to London to study at the Globe Theatre

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A friend of Monica Sampson once joked that every movie she watched was about a young Jewish girl who dreamed of moving to New York and becoming a Broadway star. Sampson, a local actress, couldn’t miss the irony.

Flashback: Feb. 24, 1978

Flashback: Feb. 24, 1978

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Fashion made the front page of the Feb. 24, 1978, issue of Jewish News. A fashion show was part of the United Jewish Welfare Fund Women’s Division 1978 campaign effort. Guests at a fundraising luncheon were treated to a look at the latest fashions from Saks Fifth Avenue.

Defining Auschwitz shouldn’t be difficult

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Americans are notoriously ignorant about history. So it’s disappointing — but not surprising — that a survey published last week found that ignorance of the Holocaust grows the further a generation of Americans is from the horrific event itself.

Tending to our physical and spiritual health

Tending to our physical and spiritual health

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Parshat Tazria-Metzora, Leviticus 12:1–15:33

Just add chocolate

Just add chocolate

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I am serious about chocolate: dark, semisweet or bittersweet chocolate with at least 72 percent cocoa. None of that milk or, God forbid, white chocolate for me.

Calendar - April 20, 2018

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Out & About - April 20, 2018

Out & About - April 20, 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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