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Pledging mitzvahs in memory of 9/11

Pledging mitzvahs in memory of 9/11

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Chabad at ASU lifted the spirits of many students on the Arizona State University campus on Sept. 12. After a weekend made somber by the 15th …

Synagogue-appropriate fashion show

Synagogue-appropriate fashion show

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On the first day of religious school at Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley, a Conservative synagogue in Chandler, students learned how to d…

Celebrating fall prevention

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Join me in celebrating September – not only because it marks the fall season, but because it is Falls Prevention Awareness Month.

Heavenly Hallah gift packs deliver a holiday tradition

Heavenly Hallah gift packs deliver a holiday tradition

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Rosh Hashanah is around the corner, and many of Phoenix’s Jewish families are looking forward to coming together to ring in the New Year. But …

CJSN offers social group for children

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The Council for Jews With Special Needs Yeladeem Group – an inclusive social play-based children’s group that meets monthly – participated in …

Shearim moves, holds open house

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Shearim Torah High School recently started the school year in its new home and invites the community to an open house this weekend. The open h…

6 surprising findings about Chabad on campus

6 surprising findings about Chabad on campus

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NEW YORK — Fifteen years ago, most Jewish college students had one game in town: their local Hillel, which offered a pluralistic, broad approa…

Susie Fishbein says goodbye to her iconic ‘Kosher By Design’ series

Susie Fishbein says goodbye to her iconic ‘Kosher By Design’ series

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When Susie Fishbein wrote her first “Kosher By Design” cookbook nearly 15 years ago, she saw an opening in the market for a book in the style …

Chabad at ASU holds 9/11 Mitzvah Marathon

Chabad at ASU holds 9/11 Mitzvah Marathon

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Chabad at ASU lifted the spirits of many students on the Arizona State University campus on Sept. 12. After a weekend made somber by the 15th …

Easiest Rosh Hashanah dinner ever

Easiest Rosh Hashanah dinner ever

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Some people take great pride and pleasure in planning their Rosh Hashanah menus for weeks or months in advance, chugging away at kugels and ca…

Celebrity cooks share their Rosh Hashanah recipes

Celebrity cooks share their Rosh Hashanah recipes

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Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, gives Jews a sense of change and new beginnings. One of the ways to signal that renewal and optimism is to…

Tiny acts bring great rewards

Tiny acts bring great rewards

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Those who attend a cooking demo with Renee Rousso Chernin, the author of “Cooking for the King,” can expect it to be ribboned with food for thought.

Valley Beit Midrash announces first Teen Mussar fellows

Valley Beit Midrash announces first Teen Mussar fellows

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Valley Beit Midrash has announced its first Teen Mussar Fellowship cohort.

A new season of programming

A new season of programming

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As the new season kicks off, there are plenty of opportunities for teens to participate in the local Jewish community.  

Minnesota Vikings owner thinks big with new stadium and Holocaust philanthropy

Minnesota Vikings owner thinks big with new stadium and Holocaust philanthropy

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MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer stepped up to an 800-pound gjallarhorn and exhaled with all he had to launch the festiv…

Combating anti-Semitism on campus

Combating anti-Semitism on campus

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Anti-Semitic fliers were printed on networked campus printers at the University of California Santa Cruz. Christians United for Palestine and …

Jewish Baby University celebrates 20 years

Jewish Baby University celebrates 20 years

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In celebration of the start of the 20th year of the Bureau of Jewish Education’s Jewish Baby University, more than 115 of the program’s gradua…

Teens conduct scientific research in Israel

Teens conduct scientific research in Israel

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Three Valley teens recently returned from Israel, where they spent four weeks participating in the Weizmann Institute’s annual Dr. Bessie F. L…

VOSJCC holds family cooking class

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“New Year’s Family Cooking” will be taught by Michele Gusdorff 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale…