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Torah procession marks Or Tzion’s move to new home

Torah procession marks Or Tzion’s move to new home

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It was a joyous occasion on July 27, when members of Congregation Or Tzion participated in a Torah procession to the synagogue’s new home in S…

EVJCC to hold its annual meeting on Aug. 22

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The East Valley JCC will hold its annual meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the center, 908 N. Alma School Road, Chandler.

Discussing the legacy of the Holocaust

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Generations After (GA) of the Phoenix Holocaust Survivors Association (PHSA) is once again sponsoring its Phoenix GA Discussion Group, a serie…

Cantor to teach Jewish music history class at Beth El

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Cantor Jonathan Angress will teach a free class about the history of Jewish music at 1 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 10, 24, 31 and Sept. 7 at Beth El …

Out & About Aug. 4, 2017

Out & About Aug. 4, 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…

Camp Daisy and Harry Stein alumni reunite for special Shabbat

Camp Daisy and Harry Stein alumni reunite for special Shabbat

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Four decades of campers recently celebrated Shabbat together at a July 21 alumni Shabbat at Camp Daisy and Harry Stein.

Sojourner Center to become JFCS program

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Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) has added one of the nation’s largest and longest-running domestic violence shelters to its list…

Roving Rabbis return to Arizona to help isolated Jews reconnect with their faith

Roving Rabbis return to Arizona to help isolated Jews reconnect with their faith

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A poignant handwritten note proves the value of the Roving Rabbis program.

Historical Society provides support to damaged library

Historical Society provides support to damaged library

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As the Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix continues to repair severe water damage caused by a strong monsoon storm, the Arizona Jewish His…

Classes at Pardes Jewish Day School start with a new leader

Classes at Pardes Jewish Day School start with a new leader

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Students won’t be the only ones starting classes at Pardes Jewish Day School on Tuesday, Aug. 8. Joining them will be Peter Gordon, Pardes’ ne…

Valley Beit Midrash’s upcoming season features 65-plus programs

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Valley Beit Midrash has released the schedule for its 2017-2018 learning series, which includes film screenings, lectures, classes, a concert,…

Out & About Aug. 18, 2017

Out & About Aug. 18, 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 - Aug. 18, 2017

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Events

Valley Hebrew schools welcome new staff

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With August more than half over, the school-supply shopping sprees, first-day fashion decisions and maybe even a little last-minute summer rea…

Pardes begins its new school year

Pardes begins its new school year

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Classes started bright and early on Aug. 9 at Pardes Jewish Day School. The new head of school, Peter Gordon, was on hand to say hello to stud…

Area synagogues welcome new clergy, say goodbye to retiring rabbis

Area synagogues welcome new clergy, say goodbye to retiring rabbis

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With summer almost over and the Jewish New Year less than a month away, many Valley Jews will be reconnecting with their synagogues, some of w…

Adoption, foster fellowship names second cohort

Adoption, foster fellowship names second cohort

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When Allison Borsuk applied for the YATOM Family Fellowship last year, she was considering adopting a child. She always knew she wanted to be …

Al Franken talks about Charlottesville at sold-out Phoenix even

Al Franken talks about Charlottesville at sold-out Phoenix even

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When Democratic Minnesota Sen. Al Franken took the stage at the Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix on Sunday, it came on the heels of the violence tha…

North African Jewish communities remain dedicated to building future

North African Jewish communities remain dedicated to building future

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Although the Jewish communities in Morocco and Tunisia may not be as large as they once were, they are bubbling with activity and their leader…