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Swastikas, 'White Power' graffiti found at Pinnacle High School

Swastikas, 'White Power' graffiti found at Pinnacle High School

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix released a statement this morning after Phoenix police announced yesterday that staff at Pinnacle Hig…

Flagstaff Chabad to break ground for JCC

Flagstaff Chabad to break ground for JCC

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Chabad of Flagstaff will host a groundbreaking ceremony this weekend for its new home, The Molly Blank Jewish Community Center.

Out and About: March 24, 2017

Out and About: March 24, 2017

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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…

SARRC opens cafe at Phoenix library

SARRC opens cafe at Phoenix library

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Phoenix has been dubbed “an autism friendly city” by multiple sources and one of the reasons is the work of Southwest Autism Research and Reso…

Beth Tefillah to reopen its kosher food bank

Beth Tefillah to reopen its kosher food bank

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Congregation Beth Tefillah’s Chesed Committee is reopening the Scottsdale synagogue’s food bank.

SLJC Sisterhood Card Party benefits several charities

SLJC Sisterhood Card Party benefits several charities

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Combining fun and fundraising has been a successful strategy for Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood for over 20 years. Two hundred parti…

AZJHS, Tucson Jewish History Museum receive Arizona Humanities grants

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The Arizona Jewish Historical Society (AZJHS) has received a $600 mini-grant from Arizona Humanities for its spring 2017 Phoenix Jewish Docume…

Arrests made in Chandler menorah vandalism

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The Chandler Police Department has arrested four people on suspicion of twisting a large decorative menorah in the front yard of a Chandler fa…

Individuals, organizations work to help refugees

Individuals, organizations work to help refugees

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In their own ways, individuals, synagogues and organizations in the Valley’s Jewish community are standing with members of other faiths and et…

JNF breakfast draws 1,000-plus to hear Lauder

JNF breakfast draws 1,000-plus to hear Lauder

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More than 1,000 people attended Jewish National Fund’s Breakfast for Israel on March 17, up from about 900 who attended last year’s, and to JN…

Anti-Trump billboard in Phoenix causes controversy

Anti-Trump billboard in Phoenix causes controversy

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The brazen billboard of President Donald Trump, sandwiched between blood-red mushroom clouds and swastika-like dollar signs, appeared March 17…

Jewish agencies push together toward tax-credit deadline

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Because of a change enacted by the Arizona Legislature last year, five Jewish agencies for the first time are making a mutual push for donatio…

Out and About: March 17, 2017

Out and About: March 17, 2017

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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.

Intel to acquire Israeli tech firm Mobileye for $14.7 billion

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JERUSALEM — The U.S. chipmaker Intel will pay $14.7 billion to acquire the driverless technology firm Mobileye in what reportedly is the large…

Businesswoman aims to help others achieve $1M benchmark

Businesswoman aims to help others achieve $1M benchmark

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When Susan Brooks, co-founder and former owner of Cookies From Home, first came to the Valley more than 30 years ago, business owner groups we…

Two schools, one day of social action

Two schools, one day of social action

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Religious schools at Temple Chai and Temple Kol Ami partnered for a Tikkun Olam Day on Feb. 26.

Temple Chai presents cantor’s concert on April 1

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Temple Chai will present “Cantor’s Concert: Celebrating Our Musical Legacy” 7 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix.

First Conservative female rabbi to speak at Valley Beit Midrash lectures

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Rabbi Amy Eilberg, the first woman ordained as a Conservative rabbi by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, will speak at two Valley Be…

Rabbi to present lecture about Hispanic Sefardi

Rabbi to present lecture about Hispanic Sefardi

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As a statement of gratitude for the community support he received after a car accident, Rabbi Yosef Garcia will present a talk, “Crypto Jews/H…