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Valley teen takes part in BBYO trip to Spain

Valley teen takes part in BBYO trip to Spain

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Faith Kessler was the only person from Arizona who went on the BBYO Spain Discovery high school youth group trip this summer. Spain Discovery …

Out & About - Sept. 14, 2018

Out & About - Sept. 14, 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 jperez@jewish…

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Congregation Beth Hagivot to close after Yom Kippur

Congregation Beth Hagivot to close after Yom Kippur

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With a heavy heart, Sandy Borken, vice president of Congregation Beth Hagivot, is preparing to close his place of worship after 14 years. This…

Yeshiva High School of Arizona starts crowdfunding campaign

Yeshiva High School of Arizona starts crowdfunding campaign

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School is back in session, and Yeshiva High School of Arizona is one step closer to moving into its new location on North 12th Street and Glen…

High Holidays heighten security measures

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In advance of the High Holidays, the Anti-Defamation League is reaching out to synagogues and Jewish community institutions across the Valley …

Genetic screenings urged during Tay-Sachs National Awareness Month

Genetic screenings urged during Tay-Sachs National Awareness Month

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Like many Jews, Shari Ungerleider was tested for Tay-Sachs disease while she was pregnant with her first child, Evan. Tragically, the results …

Jewish groups respond to Jon Kyl’s Senate appointment

Jewish groups respond to Jon Kyl’s Senate appointment

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Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey has chosen former U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl to fill the Senate seat held by the late John McCain.

Out & About - Sept. 7, 2018

Out & About - Sept. 7, 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…

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Expo offers new and on-trend options for b’nai mitzvah planning

Expo offers new and on-trend options for b’nai mitzvah planning

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Planning any event is never an easy task, and something as important as a bar or bat mitzvah requires a lot of preparation to create a special…

ASU prof takes students to Jewish communities worldwide

ASU prof takes students to Jewish communities worldwide

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Starting in November, students affiliated with Arizona State University will have the opportunity to try something new: visit Jewish communiti…

New Jewish primary day school opens in Scottsdale

New Jewish primary day school opens in Scottsdale

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Chaya Mushka Ben-Shabat’s plan to change the world’s education system is starting local — right out of her own backyard.

You should know ... Steve Rosenstein

You should know ... Steve Rosenstein

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Whether it’s creating a national clothing line, running a unique restaurant/playspace in downtown Phoenix or teaching boxing, Steve Rosenstein…

Out & About — Aug. 31, 2018

Out & About — Aug. 31, 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…

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Outdoor adventure is key at Northern Arizona’s only Jewish day camp

Outdoor adventure is key at Northern Arizona’s only Jewish day camp

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Every summer, Bruce and Barbara Goldberg of Phoenix escape the city’s oppressive heat by retreating to their Flagstaff vacation home. They lov…

Red Rocks Music Festival showcases acclaimed musicians, bittersweet reunion

Red Rocks Music Festival showcases acclaimed musicians, bittersweet reunion

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While the Red Rocks Music Festival may be an annual tradition for Arizona music lovers, it’s also a time of reunion for the festival’s executi…

JNF Gaza border crisis town hall draws large audience

JNF Gaza border crisis town hall draws large audience

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One might have expected a somber tone at the Jewish National Fund’s “Gaza Border Crisis: The Trauma, the Damage, the Needs” town hall. However…