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Program will teach people with special needs to cook healthy

Program will teach people with special needs to cook healthy

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Thanks to seed funding from a Phoenix-based natural and organic food store chain, adults with autism and other neuro-diversities will be able to take cooking classes to help them eat healthy.

Inspiration for healthy meals

Inspiration for healthy meals

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Each week, North Scottsdale Organics delivers a different variety of certified organic fruits and vegetables, which offers an opportunity to try new recipes. Here is one example from its website, northscottsdaleorganics.com.

Keep children physically active in the summer

Keep children physically active in the summer

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During the summer when temperatures are high, children’s levels of physical activity can drop, which can have several negative effects.

The J makes eating organic foods easier

The J makes eating organic foods easier

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Eating healthy often involves a strong dose of organic produce, and the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center (The J) is making it easier for the area Jewish community to access such food offerings.

Program will teach people with special needs to cook healthy

Program will teach people with special needs to cook healthy

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Thanks to seed funding from a Phoenix-based natural and organic food store chain, adults with autism and other neuro-diversities will be able …

Inspiration for healthy meals

Inspiration for healthy meals

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Each week, North Scottsdale Organics delivers a different variety of certified organic fruits and vegetables, which offers an opportunity to t…

Keep children physically active in the summer

Keep children physically active in the summer

Posted:

During the summer when temperatures are high, children’s levels of physical activity can drop, which can have several negative effects.

The J makes eating organic foods easier

The J makes eating organic foods easier

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Eating healthy often involves a strong dose of organic produce, and the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center (The J) is making it easier …

Valley athletes shine at  Maccabiah Games

Valley athletes shine at Maccabiah Games

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The 12 Valley athletes who made up part of Team USA at the 20th annual Maccabiah Games have brought home a total of 14 medals.

EVJCC supports Operation Back to School Chandler

EVJCC supports Operation Back to School Chandler

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The East Valley Jewish Community Center is one of more than a dozen organizations participating in the fifth annual Operation Back to the Scho…

PJ Library sparks Jewish connections

PJ Library sparks Jewish connections

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Families who receive free Jewish books or music CDs each month from PJ Library say the program has influenced or supported how they talk about…

Duet offers a variety of support groups for caregivers

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The interfaith organization Duet: Partners in Health & Aging, provides a number of support groups across the Valley to caregivers that are…

Registration now open for IAC Eitanim 2017-2018

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Registration for IAC Eitanim 2017-2018 is now open for middle and high school students

Plan a family vacation all three generations can enjoy

Plan a family vacation all three generations can enjoy

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Do the words “family vacation” fill you with a sense of dread? Grandparents, children, grandchildren — the entire family all in one place!

Food for thought

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If you can finish this advertising jingle — “When it says Libby’s, Libby’s, Libby’s on the label, label, label, you will...” — you are most li…

Children in need seek Jewish day school scholarships

Children in need seek Jewish day school scholarships

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About 75 children who attended local Jewish day schools last year received a supplemental scholarship from the Jewish Day School Scholarship F…

Caregiver mentor program seeks volunteers

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Duet: Partners in Health & Aging, a nonprofit interfaith organization, will hold a training session for its caregiver-to-caregiver mentor …

Cool treats for a hot summer

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As temperatures continue to rise, there is nothing like a cold treat to keep the heat at bay. As we approach the long Fourth of July weekend, …

The World Egg Bank balances infertility,  egg donations and Jewish law

The World Egg Bank balances infertility, egg donations and Jewish law

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The first mitzvah in the Torah is “to be fruitful and multiply.” Yet, throughout the Bible there are stories of women dealing with infertility…

EVJCC ready to launch teen leadership program in August

EVJCC ready to launch teen leadership program in August

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The East Valley Jewish Community Center (EVJCC) is starting a new program in August to promote leadership skills among Jewish teens.

Study fellowship that sends teens  to Israel seeks funds

Study fellowship that sends teens to Israel seeks funds

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For the third consecutive summer, a group of Arizona high school students is headed to Israel to connect with their Jewish roots and further t…

Recipe: Scallion pancakes, a popular street food in Shanghai

Recipe: Scallion pancakes, a popular street food in Shanghai

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These tasty pancakes are often cut into triangles and dipped into sauce. Allow yourself a bit of prep time as it takes some muscle to roll them.

Adventures in Shanghai’s surprising Jewish cuisine

Adventures in Shanghai’s surprising Jewish cuisine

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To find the Shanghai Jewish Center on a recent trip to China, I drove by a guarded gatehouse, past a series of windowless buildings to a large…