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The J and Girly Girlz offer glam after-school program

The J and Girly Girlz offer glam after-school program

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The Valley of the Sun JCC (The J) and Girly Girlz Scottsdale have joined forces to bring a little glamour to its after-school programming.

Out & About Sept. 29, 2017

Out & About Sept. 29, 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 Sept. 29, 2017

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Annual music fest finds new home

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After four years at Steele Indian School Park in downtown Phoenix, the Desert Gathering Jewish Music Fest is moving to the Ina Levine Jewish C…

Chabad of the East Valley offers Sukkah Hopping Tour

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Chabad of the East Valley has announced plans for its Sukkah Hopping Tour, which invites children and parents to visit four sukkahs throughout…

Seniors share drama and catharsis through JFCS storytelling class

Seniors share drama and catharsis through JFCS storytelling class

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After her husband passed away, Beverly Rubenstein was blocked.

Memory Cafes offer window into the past, community and doo-wop dancing

Memory Cafes offer window into the past, community and doo-wop dancing

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When Janet Arnold, the Creative Aging coordinator for Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS), showed up for a Memory Cafe event in Surp…

Changes ahead for JNF’s Arizona board

Changes ahead for JNF’s Arizona board

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The Jewish National Fund’s (JNF) Arizona board of directors has a new president, and two of its members have been appointed to the national board.

Genetic testing emphasized during Tay-Sachs Awareness Month

Genetic testing emphasized during Tay-Sachs Awareness Month

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For parents, there is nothing more painful than watching their newborn baby suffer and being powerless to help.

Matzah and Machu Picchu: Valle del Sol honoree author Mónica Brown

Matzah and Machu Picchu: Valle del Sol honoree author Mónica Brown

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Don’t call Lola Levine half-Jewish.

Local synagogues have new resources to strengthen High Holiday security

Local synagogues have new resources to strengthen High Holiday security

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Amid a rash of high-profile anti-Semitic incidents and vandalism in the Valley last winter and spring, one incident stood out due both to its …

Mt. Sinai, synagogues hold Kever Avot memorial services

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Mt. Sinai Cemetery will host a Kever Avot Memorial Service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24. The cemetery is located at 24210 N. 68th St., Phoenix …

Out & About September 15, 2017

Out & About September 15, 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…

ADL reminds schools not to penalize children for High Holiday absences

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This year, the Anti-Defamation League continues its annual practice of making sure Jewish students are not academically penalized for missing …

Calendar - September 15, 2017

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Events

Say hello to these unique Rosh Hashanah drinks

Say hello to these unique Rosh Hashanah drinks

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Tradition dictates a glass of champagne on the secular New Year. But what can give you a nice buzz to celebrate the Jewish New Year?

Temple Chai eager to share its blessings with the homeless in new year

Temple Chai eager to share its blessings with the homeless in new year

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When Temple Chai Executive Director Joe Miller first heard of the proposal to turn the synagogue into a part-time homeless shelter, he was mor…

Jewish spiritual and social action leaders denounce DACA decision

Jewish spiritual and social action leaders denounce DACA decision

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Jewish leaders in the Valley are reacting to the decision by President Donald Trump to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) p…

Valley Jews ready to help hurricane victims in Florida, Caribbean

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Valley author Marcia Fine could only watch as Hurricane Irma slammed into Florida and began its destructive trek toward her daughter’s home in…