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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 becomin…

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@jewish…

Calendar - April 20, 2018

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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 Divi…

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 …

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 cla…

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 secr…

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 Suprem…

Out & About - April 13, 2018

Out & About - April 13, 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@jewish…

Jewish News intern reminisces about his recent Birthright visit

Jewish News intern reminisces about his recent Birthright visit

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Last winter, on the eve of the year that would mark the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel, I participated in the Birthright trip that br…

Flashback: Israel milestones

Flashback: Israel milestones

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There’s no doubt that the declaration of the State of Israel on May 14, 1948, was both joyous and frightening for the Valley’s Jewish communit…

The Valley overflows with celebrations and activities in honor of Israeli milestone

The Valley overflows with celebrations and activities in honor of Israeli milestone

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A number of events are occurring over the next few months to commemorate and celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary.

Former Miss Israel offers inspiration

Former Miss Israel offers inspiration

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Yityish Aynaw’s life reads like a modern fairy tale, full of early tragedy, a great journey and even a happily ever after. Born in northwest E…

Scottsdale sabra recalls family’s role in Israel’s creation 70 years ago

Scottsdale sabra recalls family’s role in Israel’s creation 70 years ago

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Although he was only a toddler when Israel became a state in 1948, Valley resident Jacob Zilber learned about the country’s formative days at …

Violins of Hope Phoenix gets grant for Holocaust-related project

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Violins of Hope Phoenix, a project of the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, was recently awarded a grant from the Newton and Betty Rosenzw…

Out & About - April 6, 2018

Out & About - April 6, 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@jewish…

Calendar - April 6, 2018

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Latino-Jewish Seder celebrates freedom, diversity and food

Latino-Jewish Seder celebrates freedom, diversity and food

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Why is this night different from all other nights?

Local Chabad leader joins Trump in honoring Lubavitcher Rebbe

Local Chabad leader joins Trump in honoring Lubavitcher Rebbe

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On April 18, 1978, former President Jimmy Carter recognized the first Education and Sharing Day, USA.