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Writer David Sheff honored by American Society of Addiction Medicine

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Acclaimed writer and former Scottsdale resident David Sheff is the recipient of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 2017 Media Award.

TDSP students to represent Arizona in national Bible contest

TDSP students to represent Arizona in national Bible contest

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Two Phoenix middle school students have qualified as finalists in this year’s National Chidon HaTanach (National Bible Contest) competition. Moshe Ullman and Chaim Ungar are both sixth-graders at Torah Day School of Phoenix (TDSP). Ullman and Ungar are Arizona’s first-ever representatives in this prominent event.

Store to host childproofing lecture

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Arizona Childproofers will offer a safety talk and discuss buttons, batteries and other small items in the home that can result in big problems for little ones, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 11, at Toys & Playtime Oasis, 13802 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 152, Scottsdale. Children can play while parents learn about childproofing their home.

Experimenting with tahini’s versatility

Experimenting with tahini’s versatility

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Tahini is a remarkably versatile ingredient. Its rich, nutty flavor adds unique character to everything from cookies to roasted veggies, raw veggie salads and simmer sauces. It’s not uncommon to find meatballs or fish fillets simmered in tahini when dining in Israel.

Writer David Sheff honored by American Society of Addiction Medicine

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Acclaimed writer and former Scottsdale resident David Sheff is the recipient of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 2017 Media Award.

TDSP students to represent Arizona in national Bible contest

TDSP students to represent Arizona in national Bible contest

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Two Phoenix middle school students have qualified as finalists in this year’s National Chidon HaTanach (National Bible Contest) competition. M…

Store to host childproofing lecture

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Arizona Childproofers will offer a safety talk and discuss buttons, batteries and other small items in the home that can result in big problem…

Experimenting with tahini’s versatility

Experimenting with tahini’s versatility

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Tahini is a remarkably versatile ingredient. Its rich, nutty flavor adds unique character to everything from cookies to roasted veggies, raw v…

Chopped salad recipe pays tribute to New York store

Chopped salad recipe pays tribute to New York store

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Beets are a hot food trend, and many experts are singing their praises. This nutritional powerhouse is now available from Gefen, pre-peeled, v…

Outdoor club to host international event at Camp Stein

Outdoor club to host international event at Camp Stein

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The Mosaic Outdoor Clubs of America, the nation’s oldest and largest Jewish organization dedicated to fun and adventure in the outdoors, has a…

Quiche for a Passover breakfast

Quiche for a Passover breakfast

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Breakfast can be hard during Passover – no oatmeal, no toast and certainly no pancakes. (No, the boxed kind do not count.) I like making eggs …

Beth Emeth hosts lecture about forgiveness

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Beth Emeth Congregation will host a free lecture about “The Power of Forgiveness” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at the synagogue, Beth Emeth …

Beth El Talmud Torah to hold open house

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Beth El Talmud Torah will host Café Tel Aviv, 10:45 a.m. Sunday, April 30, at Beth El Congregation, 1118 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix.

Baseball 2017: All the Jewish major leaguers to watch

Baseball 2017: All the Jewish major leaguers to watch

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In baseball, they say time begins on Opening Day. Everyone has a chance for a fresh start. Most of the old familiar names are back, although s…

New bowling league for those with early stage dementia

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The new L’Chaim Bowling League plays easy bumper bowling for those suffering from MCI/early stage dementia at 2 p.m. Mondays at Let It Roll, 8…

When it’s time to give up a pet

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Helping our loved ones navigate the realities of aging – such as recognizing when it is time to give up the family pet – can be heart-wrenchin…

BJE offers late spring adult learning classes

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Registration is open for the Bureau of Jewish Education’s late spring adult learning classes. Classes beginning in April are:

School to offer kosher summer food service program

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Torah Day School of Phoenix will offer a kosher summer food service program Monday-Friday, June 20-July 27. It is part of the Summer Food Serv…

Scottsdale teens train for Maccabiah Games

Scottsdale teens train for Maccabiah Games

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Ethan Cohen and Jack Ratterman, both 16, have devoted most of their lives to soccer, and now that devotion – and talent – has propelled the te…

Teen Scene: Springing forward with teen programming

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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 devo…

Chabad at ASU breaks ground on student recreation center

Chabad at ASU breaks ground on student recreation center

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Rabbi Mendy Rimler, outreach director at the Chabad Jewish Student Center at Arizona State University, wrote the following article about a new…

Genocide Awareness Week marks fifth anniversary

Genocide Awareness Week marks fifth anniversary

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Since 2013, Scottsdale Community College (SCC) has hosted Genocide Awareness Week, a time when thousands gather for lectures, exhibits and eve…

7 new kids' books for Passover

7 new kids' books for Passover

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From the wizardry of Harry Potter that echoes with Passover’s themes to a cartoon frog who wisecracks his way through the seder, this year’s n…