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Out & About - Dec. 8, 2017

Out & About - Dec. 8, 2017

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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 - Dec. 8, 2017

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Events

Special screening of ‘The Last Jedi’ honors late Or Tzion congregant

Special screening of ‘The Last Jedi’ honors late Or Tzion congregant

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Robert Frost loved his family, his synagogue and “Star Wars.”

20-foot Tempe menorah makes annual appearance

20-foot Tempe menorah makes annual appearance

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Every December, for roughly the last 10 years, a group of volunteers has made the schlep up Tempe Butte, better known as “A Mountain,” to inst…

Unique Israel trip brings sense of miraculous to participants

Unique Israel trip brings sense of miraculous to participants

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For Marcia Diane, the highlight of her trip to Israel last year was a visit to the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron, where Abraham and most of…

Holocaust survivors group wins prestigious Federation award

Holocaust survivors group wins prestigious Federation award

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Generations After, a program of the Phoenix Holocaust Survivors’ Association (PHSA), is being honored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoe…

Out And About - Dec. 1, 2017

Out And About - Dec. 1, 2017

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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 - Dec. 1, 2017

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Events

Annual holiday event raises funds for interfaith group Duet

Annual holiday event raises funds for interfaith group Duet

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Duet: Partners In Health & Aging continues an almost 30-year-old tradition of raising funds for the interfaith organization during the holidays.

Things to do

Things to do

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Sunday, Dec. 3

AZJHS fetes 2017 Heritage Award honorees

AZJHS fetes 2017 Heritage Award honorees

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The Arizona Jewish Historical Society (AZJHS) will hold its 2017 Heritage Award gala on Dec. 2 to honor longtime supporters and Valley philant…

Jewish social group Schmooze goes nonprofit, absorbs AVIV

Jewish social group Schmooze goes nonprofit, absorbs AVIV

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Schmooze, an organization connecting Jewish singles and couples in their 30s and 40s, is making some major changes.

Synagogues collect used computers to help Valley refugees

Synagogues collect used computers to help Valley refugees

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Temple Chai and Temple Kol Ami are both now official collection centers for PCs for Refugees (PFR), a local nonprofit that refurbishes old com…

Yeshiva High School of Arizona purchases new property

Yeshiva High School of Arizona purchases new property

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Since opening its doors in 2010, the Yeshiva High School of Arizona (YHSA) has seen its enrollment double. While the YHSA’s current location, …

Out and About - Nov. 24, 2017

Out and About - Nov. 24, 2017

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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…

Gala event will raise funds, honor supporters of The J

Gala event will raise funds, honor supporters of The J

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The Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center (The J) will be transformed into the streets of the Big Apple for its upcoming gala fundraiser, …

Calendar - Nov. 24, 2017

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Events

FBI: Most religious hate crimes in 2016 targeted Jews

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The number of overall hate crimes in the U.S. increased by nearly 5 percent in 2016, with the majority of religious hate targeting the Jewish …

Hebrew High students to spend winter break helping with hurricane relief

Hebrew High students to spend winter break helping with hurricane relief

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Next month, a group of teenagers from around the Valley will be in Houston from Dec. 24-29 to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts as par…