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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 white villa with an elegant marble staircase and grand portico. Inside the brightly lit foyer, a Chinese woman escorted me through heavy wooden doors to what must have been the living room, but was now furnished with eight tables and a wine cabinet. Two businessmen — one in a kippah — chatted quietly over their dinner.

Audience growing for Valley Beit Midrash’s podcast series

Audience growing for Valley Beit Midrash’s podcast series

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Valley Beit Midrash (VBM), the collaborative organization that offers a wide array of Jewish programming to the Greater Phoenix Jewish community, continues to beef up its library of podcasts to help foster Jewish learning.

Pet-friendly patriotism on display to celebrate service members

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Evanger’s USA Pet Foods will have a pet-friendly and family-friendly event to celebrate U.S. veterans and active military and their families on Sunday, June 25, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at Choice Pet Market, 7119 E. Shea Blvd., Suite 113, Scottsdale.

Recipe: Scallion pancakes, a popular street food in Shanghai

Recipe: Scallion pancakes, a popular street food in Shanghai

Posted:

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

Posted:

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…

Audience growing for Valley Beit Midrash’s podcast series

Audience growing for Valley Beit Midrash’s podcast series

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Valley Beit Midrash (VBM), the collaborative organization that offers a wide array of Jewish programming to the Greater Phoenix Jewish communi…

Pet-friendly patriotism on display to celebrate service members

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Evanger’s USA Pet Foods will have a pet-friendly and family-friendly event to celebrate U.S. veterans and active military and their families o…

Local athletes prepare for 20th Maccabiah Games  in Israel

Local athletes prepare for 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel

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With two days to go before they board planes that will take them to the 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel, three young athletes with strong ties …

Valley of the Sun JCC hosts special dive-in movie

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Valley of the Sun JCC hosts special dive-in movie

Discover the healing power of expressing gratitude

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Six months ago, when Americans celebrated Thanksgiving, it is likely that most of us acknowledged the blessings of a good life. At the midway …

Found Food

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A few years ago, my family rented a house in Jamaica, complete with a chef. One evening I saw him chopping parsley.

Israeli researchers develop new treatment for ALS patients

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Researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) announced the development of a new treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosi…

Your home is your canvas, so make it a portrait reflecting you and your lifestyle

Your home is your canvas, so make it a portrait reflecting you and your lifestyle

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It’s fun looking through magazines, newspapers and stores for the latest and greatest in design and home decorating trends that can help you c…

Naturopathic center offers alternative treatment methods

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The Arizona Natural Health Center’s signature Heal & VibeOnLife system was designed to address the six major pillars that govern health, a…

East Valley Jewish community rallies to help infant awaiting a heart transplant

East Valley Jewish community rallies to help infant awaiting a heart transplant

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It’s hard for most of us to imagine having a child with a life-threatening illness, but it’s a devastating situation that Valley residents Rac…

EVJCC introduces Jewish Teen Leadership Institute

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The East Valley JCC (EVJCC) is introducing a Jewish Teen Leadership Institute for students entering grades 9-11 in the fall. Ten East Valley J…

Senior citizens and middle school students bond

Senior citizens and middle school students bond

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The first time Adam Schwartz, 13, and Pat Bruner, 76, met, they quickly found common ground.

Pen pal program connects survivor with students

Pen pal program connects survivor with students

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As part of a pen pal program, a group of fourth-graders at Navajo Elementary School in Scottsdale enjoyed a one-of-a-kind experience last mont…

Dropping Acid (From Your Diet)

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We had a dinner guest who after confirming his arrival time advised us that he is on a low-acid/high-alkaline diet. This diet gained some popu…

JCC to host pool parties

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Grab your swimsuit, towels and sunscreen and spend the day at the Valley of the Sun JCC (The J) with friends and family 11 a.m.-2 p.m. every S…

JCC aquatics director offers water safety tips for children

JCC aquatics director offers water safety tips for children

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With the arrival of Arizona’s triple digit summer heat, backyard and community pools will be getting a lot of use. As a result, the Valley of …

Graduation days

Graduation days

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It’s that time of year again when preschoolers become elementary school students and middle schoolers prepare to head to high school. Here are…