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Jewish News wins first place award for Best of Jewish Women magazine

Jewish News wins first place award for Best of Jewish Women magazine

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Jewish News has won first place in the Arizona Newspapers Association 2016 Better Newspapers Contest for the Best of Jewish Women magazine, in…

JAC to open educational center

JAC to open educational center

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Jewish Arizonans on Campus (JAC) recently announced plans to open a new educational center in Scottsdale.

2017 directory in the mail

2017 directory in the mail

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Jewish News’ 2017 Community Directory is being delivered to all Jewish News subscribers and advertisers this week.

Out and About - 9-23-16

Out and About - 9-23-16

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Out and About features photos of community members around the Valley and the world. Submit photos and details each week to photos@jewishaz.com…

Community Calendar 9-23-16

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Events

Writer’s talk focuses on personal growth

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Rivka Caroline, an author, columnist, international lecturer and rebbetzin, will present “10 simple and effective tools” to promote personal g…

On the Move - 9-23-16

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The Phoenix Industrial Development Authority (IDA), Maricopa County IDA and Arizona Department of Housing are committing $1 million to support…

Project Jewish Love to host Jew Year’s Eve Jewbilee

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Project Jewish Love will host its first Jew Year’s Eve Jewbilee celebration, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Ca…

Author speaks about conversations with Holocaust survivor Helen Handler

Author speaks about conversations with Holocaust survivor Helen Handler

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Irish-Catholic teacher Valerie Foster will speak about her book “The Risk of Sorrow,” 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Burton Barr Central Li…

Shearim moves, holds open house

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Shearim Torah High School recently started the school year in its new home and invites the community to an open house this weekend. The open h…

JCF accepting letters of intent for 2017 grant cycle

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The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix has issued a request for Letters of Intent (LOIs) for its 2017 grant cycle; the deadline is…

Shalom Social to hold Rosh Hashanah singles dance

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A free Rosh Hashanah dance for Jewish singles ages 21 and older will be held 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage…

Yoga instructor acquitted of indecent acts at Scottsdale bar mitzvah party

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A jury acquitted an Arizona yoga instructor of charges stemming from accusations that she exposed her breasts to underage boys at a bar mitzva…

Speaker: Extremists use Nazi tools

Speaker: Extremists use Nazi tools

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If anything has changed in propaganda methods since Nazi times, it’s the ability of propagandists to target their messages to individuals via …

Genetic screening scheduled for Sept. 25

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The Jewish Genetic Diseases Center of Greater Phoenix will hold a genetic education and screening event 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at th…

East Valley Chabad to host family fun day

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Chabad of the East Valley will host a Family Fun Day 10:30 a.m.-noon Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Pollack Chabad Center for Jewish Life, 875 N. Mc…

Families selected for Yatom fellowship

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Valley Beit Midrash  has announced its first cohort of the Yatom Family Fellowship. 

Mikvah to break ground in Phoenix

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The Phoenix Mikvah invites the community to a groundbreaking event at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the future home of the Phoenix Mikvah at …

Desert Gathering Jewish Music Fest offers day of diverse music

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The fourth annual Desert Gathering Jewish Music Fest (DGJMF) will offer a rich diversity of musical styles – roots-rock, soul, Americana, clas…