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Out & About - Oct. 20, 2017

Out & About - Oct. 20, 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 - Oct. 20, 2017

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More than 1 million Jews expected to participate in global Shabbat Project

More than 1 million Jews expected to participate in global Shabbat Project

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Communities everywhere — from Togo to Paraguay to right here in the Valley — are coming together on Oct. 27 and 28 to celebrate the Shabbat Pr…

The long journey home from Auschwitz

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On Sept. 28, Holocaust survivor Edward Heisler, a resident of Goodyear, Arizona, died at age 87. He devoted much of his life to bearing witnes…

Valley resident’s documentary spotlights erosion of women’s reproductive rights

Valley resident’s documentary spotlights erosion of women’s reproductive rights

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War zones are nothing new to documentary filmmaker Civia Tamarkin.

Camp Newman community remains strong after fire

Camp Newman community remains strong after fire

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Ethan Blyn, a freshman at the University of Washington, first heard about the wildfires in Northern California after checking Facebook on the …

Changes at Congregation Lev Shalom revitalize Jewish life in Flagstaff

Changes at Congregation Lev Shalom revitalize Jewish life in Flagstaff

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While Congregation Lev Shalom, Flagstaff’s only egalitarian Jewish congregation, is more than 40 years old, it has undergone more changes and …

Valley Jews prepare to celebrate worldwide Shabbat Project

Valley Jews prepare to celebrate worldwide Shabbat Project

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The cavernous gymnasium buzzed with excitement as hundreds of women streamed in, eager to find space at one of the many tables. Each table had…

Out & About Oct. 13, 2017

Out & About Oct. 13, 2017

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High school fund to be used for scholarships, security enhancements

High school fund to be used for scholarships, security enhancements

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A fund started by a now defunct local Jewish community high school will be used for day school scholarships and to enhance security on the Ina…

Teens meet Holocaust survivor in Chandler menorah vandalism case

Teens meet Holocaust survivor in Chandler menorah vandalism case

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When Holocaust survivor Oskar Knoblauch received a phone call from the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office asking him to meet with the perpetrat…

Foundation, Federation join forces to raise more money for disaster relief

Foundation, Federation join forces to raise more money for disaster relief

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With an autumn filled with deadly hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires, the Jewish Federations of North America’s (JFNA) disaster relief camp…

Federation accepting grant applications

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix is now accepting applications from community organizations and programs for its 2018 grant cycle.

Out & About Oct. 6, 2017

Out & About Oct. 6, 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…

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Veteran journalist and former JN staffer joins Arizona’s music hall of fame

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The Arizona Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame (AMEHOF) has named veteran music journalist Salvatore Caputo as the newest member of the or…

Chompie’s Jerusalem Challah hits Arizona Costco stores

Chompie’s Jerusalem Challah hits Arizona Costco stores

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If you’re craving some Chompie’s but can’t get to one of the Arizona chain’s five locations, you can now get a taste of “Arizona’s New York de…

Whole Foods, The J team up for nutrition education

Whole Foods, The J team up for nutrition education

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The Valley of the Sun JCC (The J) and Whole Foods are teaming up to offer free nutritional shopping tours to help educate people about the ben…