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Out & About - Feb. 16, 2018

Out & About - Feb. 16, 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…

Calendar - Feb. 16, 2018

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Looking for love: challenges, opportunities for single Jews in the Valley

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Whether you are swiping through profiles on your phone or trying to make conversation at an event, being single and Jewish in the Valley can b…

Israel advocates mobilize to defend Arizona’s anti-BDS law

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During the last few years, more than 20 U.S. states have targeted the BDS movement with legislation. But some groups have argued that anti-BDS…

Tempe synagogue pairs nature and exercise with Havdalah and a hike

Tempe synagogue pairs nature and exercise with Havdalah and a hike

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A crowd of more than 30 people milled about under an awning at the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert last Saturday afternoon. Volunt…

Mayor attends grand opening of the Phoenix Mikvah

Mayor attends grand opening of the Phoenix Mikvah

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After many long hours of fundraising and more than a year of construction work, the Phoenix Mikvah held its grand opening this past weekend. M…

Jewish orgs, advocates attend Secular Day at Capitol

Jewish orgs, advocates attend Secular Day at Capitol

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On Monday, people from all across the state gathered in Phoenix for the third annual Secular Day at the Capitol, for a day of advocacy and edu…

Local Jewish community reacts to controversial Polish law

Local Jewish community reacts to controversial Polish law

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As a teen roaming the Polish countryside trying to evade the Nazis, Morris Friebaum saw the best and worst of the Polish people.

Jewish leaders troubled by Arpaio’s interviews with anti-Semitic magazine

Jewish leaders troubled by Arpaio’s interviews with anti-Semitic magazine

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Former Maricopa County sheriff and current Republican primary candidate for the U.S. Senate Joe Arpaio has acknowledged that he has given inte…

Civil rights leader Bill Straus dies

Civil rights leader Bill Straus dies

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Longtime civil-rights advocate William “Bill” Straus, who led the Arizona chapter of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for 13 years, died Feb. …

Jewish teens get special film festival screening

Jewish teens get special film festival screening

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The Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival, which starts on Sunday, has been around for more than two decades, and over the years it has develop…

Out & About - Feb. 9, 2018

Out & About - Feb. 9, 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…

Calendar - Feb. 9, 2018

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Valley residents get lesson in communicating with loved ones with dementia

Valley residents get lesson in communicating with loved ones with dementia

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When is it OK to lie to someone you love?

New group supports and connects single-parent families

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When Rebecca Lammersen went through her divorce seven-plus years ago, she felt lost and alone.

Jewish ASU professor enters Arizona Congressional race

Jewish ASU professor enters Arizona Congressional race

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Heather Ross, a nurse practitioner, researcher and professor at Arizona State University, has entered the Democratic primary in hopes of chall…

JTO tops in Arizona for tuition donations

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It may only shepherd six schools, but when it comes to the number and size of scholarship dollars it provides students, the Jewish Tuition Org…

MEGA Event honors Irwin Kanefsky

MEGA Event honors Irwin Kanefsky

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A longtime volunteer and leader in the Valley’s Jewish community, Irwin Kanefsky will be honored at the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix’s…

Out & About - Feb. 2, 2018

Out & About - Feb. 2, 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…