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Men and #MeToo

Men and #MeToo

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The #MeToo movement has served as a powerful vehicle for women around the world to share their stories of sexual harassment, assault and abuse…

Phoenix plays host to more than 1,000 at JNF national conference

Phoenix plays host to more than 1,000 at JNF national conference

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Jewish National Fund will hold its national conference next week in Phoenix, bringing together more than 1,000 JNF members as well as those in…

Out & About - Oct. 19, 2018

Out & About - Oct. 19, 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 - Oct. 19, 2018

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Events

Meeting of the ‘forced ones’

Meeting of the ‘forced ones’

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It’s a word many Jews do not know — anusim. In Hebrew it is best translated as the “forced ones,” those who were coerced by threats of violenc…

Cave Creek synagogue offers  multigenerational trips to Israel

Cave Creek synagogue offers multigenerational trips to Israel

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For Rabbi Bonnie Sharfman, a trip to Israel is a can’t-miss experience and adventure best enjoyed by an entire family.

New organization, Project Inspire, connects Jews for religious studies

New organization, Project Inspire, connects Jews for religious studies

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Last year’s Great Arizona Challah Bake, part of Shabbat Project Arizona, spawned a new local chapter of the national group Project Inspire, de…

Out & About - Oct. 12, 2018

Out & About - Oct. 12, 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 - Oct. 12, 2018

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Events

JACS provides support, resources to Jews struggling with substance abuse

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Mike G. is an alcoholic, and because his job often keeps him on the road, he’s attended AA meetings around the country. But when he’s in the V…

Jewish candidate could make state history

Jewish candidate could make state history

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After Nov. 6, the Republican candidate for Arizona secretary of state, Steve Gaynor, could find himself elected to the highest statewide offic…

Josh Rosen debuts as Cardinals starting QB

Josh Rosen debuts as Cardinals starting QB

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Waving signs with the phrases “Shalom Josh” and “Chosen Rosen,” the Valley’s Jewish community is showing its pride for that rarest of NFL comm…

Out & About - Oct. 5, 2018

Out & About - Oct. 5, 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 - Oct. 5, 2018

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Events

Hillel at ASU seeks grant to address student mental health

Hillel at ASU seeks grant to address student mental health

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College is pressure cooker for many young adults, a time when they face isolation, depression, anxiety and other mental health and wellness ch…

Wise Aging program grows in its second year

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Nothing in life is ever guaranteed, but Harriet Rosen was convinced a new program, Wise Aging, would succeed in the Valley just as it had in o…

Guzmans receive AZJHS Heritage Award

Guzmans receive AZJHS Heritage Award

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Nestor and Susan Guzman share a passion for social justice and for making positive change in the Valley’s Jewish community. So much so that th…

Jewish organizations, leaders remind voters of upcoming registration deadline

Jewish organizations, leaders remind voters of upcoming registration deadline

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Jewish organizations and leaders in the Valley are telling people to act fast as the voter registration deadline for the upcoming Nov. 6 gener…

Israeli drone company picks Scottsdale as new North American headquarters

Israeli drone company picks Scottsdale as new North American headquarters

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Arizona’s strong mining industry, great weather conditions and potential for partnerships made Scottsdale an easy choice as the new North Amer…