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After bomb threats, JCCs face ‘new reality’

After bomb threats, JCCs face ‘new reality’

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The FBI and Department of Homeland Security will be assisting local Jewish community centers in bolstering security after 16 JCCs received bomb threats on the same day.

Beth El’s preschool helps generations of children blossom

Beth El’s preschool helps generations of children blossom

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In its early days in the 1950s, the preschool program at Beth El Congregation was called the “Gan,” with hundreds of young children blossoming under its nurturing attention. It has evolved over the years into the Beth El Early Childhood Center and Preschool, caring for children from infanthood to age of 4.

JNF to honor ASU president

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Dr. Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University, will receive Jewish National Fund’s Tree Of Life award next week for his role in building a relationship between Arizona and Israel.

Ezras Cholim volunteers provide care for the ill

Ezras Cholim volunteers provide care for the ill

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Most people would agree that there is little worse than being sick and stuck in a hospital – except being sick, stuck in a hospital and alone. Launched officially in July 2015, Ezras Cholim, Hebrew for “help for the sick,” is an organization that aims to make sure that everyone in the Phoenix Jewish community – resident or visitor – is cared for in every way when they are ill.

Author shares story of courage

Author shares story of courage

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At Yad Vashem — The World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem, there’s a special section dedicated to “The Righteous Among the Nations,” non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust. Among those honored are Franciscus and Hermina Wijnakker (known as Frans and Mien), a Christian couple in the Netherlands who saved the lives of more than two-dozen Jews.

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  • After bomb threats, JCCs face ‘new reality’

    After bomb threats, JCCs face ‘new reality’

    The FBI and Department of Homeland Security will be assisting local Jewish community centers in bolstering security after 16 JCCs received bomb threats on the same day.

  • Marvin Hier says he’s ‘proud’ to be Trump’s inauguration rabbi

    Marvin Hier says he’s ‘proud’ to be Trump’s inauguration rabbi

    LOS ANGELES — Rabbi Marvin Hier has known Charles and Seryl Kushner — Jared Kushner’s parents and Donald Trump’s in-laws — for decades. The Hiers and the Kushners have gone to the same kosher for Passover resort, the Arizona Biltmore, over the years. The Kushner family, prominent real estate developers, have also been generous donors to the Simon Wiesenthal Center founded by Hier, for which he now serves as dean.

  • Ezras Cholim volunteers provide care for the ill

    Ezras Cholim volunteers provide care for the ill

    Most people would agree that there is little worse than being sick and stuck in a hospital – except being sick, stuck in a hospital and alone. Launched officially in July 2015, Ezras Cholim, Hebrew for “help for the sick,” is an organization that aims to make sure that everyone in the Phoenix Jewish community – resident or visitor – is cared for in every way when they are ill.

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Rabbi John Linder Offers Invocation Before Hous…

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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.