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Teen scene: Feb. 17, 2017

Teen scene: Feb. 17, 2017

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In an effort to build a Jewish teen community across the Valley, Jewish News and The League present Teen Scene, featuring monthly content devoted to teen programming. Here is a recap of recent events and a roundup of events to come.

Teen scene: A busy year ahead for teens

Teen scene: A busy year ahead for teens

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In an effort to build a Jewish teen community across the Valley, Jewish News and The League present Teen Scene, featuring monthly content devoted to teen programming. Here is a recap of recent events and a roundup of events to come.

‘Aussie Gourmet’ releases new Passover cookbook

‘Aussie Gourmet’ releases new Passover cookbook

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Author Naomi Nachman, known as “The Aussie Gourmet,” shares some of her favorite Passover recipes that make delicious meals all year round in her debut cookbook “Perfect for Pesach: Passover Recipes You’ll Want to Make All Year, released this month by Artscroll ($30, hardcover).

Lighten up Passover menus by adding more fish and veggies

Lighten up Passover menus by adding more fish and veggies

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I love serving light foods that are naturally kosher for Passover. With so much matzah, vegetable and fish dishes are often a welcome addition in my home.

‘Aussie Gourmet’ releases new Passover cookbook

‘Aussie Gourmet’ releases new Passover cookbook

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Author Naomi Nachman, known as “The Aussie Gourmet,” shares some of her favorite Passover recipes that make delicious meals all year round in …

Lighten up Passover menus by adding more fish and veggies

Lighten up Passover menus by adding more fish and veggies

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I love serving light foods that are naturally kosher for Passover. With so much matzah, vegetable and fish dishes are often a welcome addition…

Living wills, advanced directives are important for adults of all ages

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It’s been quite a month. A coworker was in a car accident and spent days in the ICU, a family member was in a serious trauma and spent weeks i…

Third-grader designs Mensch Bench

Third-grader designs Mensch Bench

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Olivia Feldman, a third-grader at Pardes Jewish Day School, sometimes felt a little lonely during recess and realized that other classmates mi…

Chef Michael Solomonov goes 'In Search of Israeli Cuisine' in new film

Chef Michael Solomonov goes 'In Search of Israeli Cuisine' in new film

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“I thought it was just going to be about falafel and hummus."

At least 7 JCCs receive bomb threats on Purim

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At least seven Jewish community centers in the United States and Canada received bomb threats while they were hosting Purim events.

Israel’s surprising World Baseball Classic run ends with loss to Japan

Israel’s surprising World Baseball Classic run ends with loss to Japan

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Team Israel saw its Cinderella run at the World Baseball Classic end with a loss to Japan in Tokyo.

Israeli professional golfer to compete in Phoenix tournament

Israeli professional golfer to compete in Phoenix tournament

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Israel’s first professional golfer is in the Valley this week to compete in the Bank of Hope Founders Cup Tournament March 16-19 at Wildfire G…

Krav Maga studio helps children with self-confidence

Krav Maga studio helps children with self-confidence

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“No matter what age you are, you can be bullied. A lot of that has to do with a lack of confidence and knowing how to respond,” says Derrek Ho…

Social media allows campers to keep  connected year-round

Social media allows campers to keep connected year-round

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For 12-year-old Sophie Golden, camp is “kind of like a different world,” where electronics are a no-go and her bunkmates feel more like sister…

Two schools, one day of social action

Two schools, one day of social action

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Religious schools at Temple Chai and Temple Kol Ami partnered for a Tikkun Olam Day on Feb. 26.

Merkaz Ha-Iyr to offer an adult bnai mitzvah class

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Congregation Merkaz Ha-Iyr, a Reform-style congregation in Phoenix, will offer an adult bar/bat mitzvah class beginning in April.

Valley Beit Midrash adds book talk to season

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Valley Beit Midrash is partnering with the Jewish Book Council to present a discussion on Edgar  M. Bronfman’s last book, “Why Be Jewish?” wit…

Lecture addresses work of Julius Rosenwald

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Arizona State University’s School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies and the Center for Jewish Studies will host a free lectur…

JLI Teens introduces ‘Sticky Situations’ course

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“Sticky Situations,” a six-week course from JLI Teens, will begin 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at Chabad of Phoenix, 2110 E. Lincoln Drive.

Phoenix boys attend Midwest siyum

Phoenix boys attend Midwest siyum

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A group of boys from Phoenix attended the annual Midwest Pirchei Siyum Mishnayos in Detroit Feb. 24-26. The trip was organized by Pirchei of P…

Catchball catches on in Israel

Catchball catches on in Israel

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Every week, thousands of women across Israel gather to play a sport almost no one outside the country has heard of.

Bend the Arc rabbi to speak about Shabbat

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Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Cohen, professor of rabbinic literature at the Ziegler School for Rabbinic Studies of the American Jewish University, and the …

BJE introduces tour of presidential libraries

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Escape the Phoenix-area heat by traveling to California this August with Bureau of Jewish Education educators Andre Ivory and Jay Roth. The BJ…