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What's happening? Feb. 24 calendar

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Calendar of events from the Feb. 24 calendar

Out and About: Feb. 24, 2017

Out and About: Feb. 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…

Levi Catering expands

Levi Catering expands

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Rabbis and community leaders gathered at the newly opened Levi Catering on Feb. 7 to hang mezuzot, cut the ribbon and, of course, eat.

Brightening lives with crayons

Brightening lives with crayons

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Name: Jacob Elliot Cohen

Valley rabbis speak out against Friedman

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As rabbis and community leaders in Arizona, we are grateful for Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake’s unflagging support of Israel. In that spiri…

Friedman is ‘right man’

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The Mideast can’t live ‘with either one’

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In his month in office, President Donald Trump has challenged several long-standing American policies, only to back off later. The result has …

Purim carnivals and more

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VOSJCC brings back communitywide Purim carnival: The Valley of the Sun JCC is bringing back its communitywide Purim carnival, which will take …

Teen tour addresses poverty

Teen tour addresses poverty

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Prior to kickoff on Super Bowl Sunday, 45 teens spent the day with the Jewish Community Foundation’s B’nai Tzedek Youth Philanthropy Program. …

Or Adam to celebrate 30th anniversary

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Or Adam Congregation for Humanistic Judaism will celebrate its 30th anniversary with an oneg Shabbat party 7 p.m. Friday, March 10, at Pueblo …

StartMeUp! fellowship application process ends Feb. 28

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The application process for the next StartMeUp! fellowship by Valley Beit Midrash will close Feb. 28. The program is for Jewish professionals …

Chai Tech group celebrates Pi Day

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix’s Business & Professionals Division: Chai Tech group will celebrate PiDay 3.14 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tue…

Sun Lakes congregation to honor music director

Sun Lakes congregation to honor music director

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Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation will honor Lana Shagrin Oyer for her 25-year volunteer service as the music director at the Annual Music Service…

Program to offer resources to help refugees

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Arizona Jews for Justice and Valley Beit Midrash will present “Refugees in America, Part 2: Refugee Engagement,” 7 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at …

Founding Valley Beit Midrash executive director to speak on Jewish identity

Founding Valley Beit Midrash executive director to speak on Jewish identity

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Rabbi Darren Kleinberg, the founding executive director of Valley Beit Midrash, will return to the Valley to be the featured speaker in the 20…

Beth El to honor Leon and Evelyn Zeitzer, mark building’s 50th anniversary

Beth El to honor Leon and Evelyn Zeitzer, mark building’s 50th anniversary

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Beth El Congregation will honor Dr. Leon and Evelyn Zeitzer at its L’Dor V’Dor Golden Gala, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at Beth El Congregatio…

Pardes teacher resigns after inappropriate tweets

Pardes teacher resigns after inappropriate tweets

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A third-grade teacher resigned Feb. 20 from Pardes Jewish Day School in Scottsdale after suggesting on Twitter that immigrants should be shot.

Jewish groups’ efforts to help refugees continue

Jewish groups’ efforts to help refugees continue

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As President Trump’s executive order restricting immigration and suspending the refugee resettlement program awaits the next round of judicial…

‘Recovering skinhead’ describes his journey

‘Recovering skinhead’ describes his journey

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As a 17-year-old, Frank Meeink was a neo-Nazi skinhead, covered with tattoos that included a swastika on his neck, who hosted his own cable-ac…