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Wrapping up another year of teen programming

Wrapping up another year of 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 devoted to teen programming. Here is a recap of recent events and a roundup of events to come.

Better hearing, mental health care should be made available to all

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With more than 1 million individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing in Arizona and more than 48 million nationwide, it is natural to assume that access to quality health care for those with a hearing loss would be the same as for those whose hearing is intact. The reality is that it is not. May is both Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) and Mental Health Month (MHM), and together, both causes connect on an important issue within the deaf and hard of hearing communities.

Shavuot treats for those on gluten-free diets

Shavuot treats for those on gluten-free diets

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It is customary to eat dairy food on Shavuot, which is May 30 and June 1 this year, for a number of reasons. One reason is that Shavuot is linked to the Exodus from Egypt into the Promised Land, and it is written “From the misery of Egypt to a country flowing with milk and honey...” (Exodus 3:8-17).

Cox Charities seeks grant applicants for 2017 cycle for youth programs

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hat focus on K−12 youth and education programs to submit proposals for grants valued at $10,000 or less. This year’s grant cycle is now open and closes on May 31.

Wrapping up another year of teen programming

Wrapping up another year of 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…

Better hearing, mental health care should be made available to all

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With more than 1 million individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing in Arizona and more than 48 million nationwide, it is natural to assume t…

Shavuot treats for those on gluten-free diets

Shavuot treats for those on gluten-free diets

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It is customary to eat dairy food on Shavuot, which is May 30 and June 1 this year, for a number of reasons. One reason is that Shavuot is lin…

Cox Charities seeks grant applicants for 2017 cycle for youth programs

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hat focus on K−12 youth and education programs to submit proposals for grants valued at $10,000 or less. This year’s grant cycle is now open a…

BJE offers variety of summer classes

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The Bureau of Jewish Education will offer several summer classes in June. They include:

PJ Library holds first family camp, plans summer read-a-thon

PJ Library holds first family camp, plans summer read-a-thon

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As PJ Library of Phoenix continues its primary role of delivering Jewish traditions and values into the homes of young Jewish families through…

ADL names 35 schools as ‘No Place for Hate’

ADL names 35 schools as ‘No Place for Hate’

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The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has named 35 Arizona schools with the No Place for Hate designation for the 2016-2017 school year. On May 4, …

BJE, Pardes partner for Better Together program

BJE, Pardes partner for Better Together program

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The Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE) partnered with the eighth-graders at Pardes Jewish Day School this year for the Better Together program, …

Roasted foods ideal for Lag b’Omer meals

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What holiday is not mentioned in the Torah or anywhere until the 13th century and has no particular foods associated with it? The answer is La…

Pardes to showcase students’ musical ability

Pardes to showcase students’ musical ability

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The Valley will be alive with the sound of music on May 22, when Pardes Jewish Day School showcases its students’ abilities in the Pardes Perf…

Aging today: Playlists in the key of life

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“Miracles” by Jefferson Starship, “Beautiful Day” by U2 and “Promised Land” by the Boss (Bruce Springsteen) are just three of the songs on my …

Tips to help care for parents suffering from a chronic illness

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It’s not easy seeing your parent suffer through a long-term chronic illness. It is even harder for them to go through it. As you begin your ca…

Examining contrast between Jewish law, estate planning

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Much of modern law is based on religious principles. The field of estate planning is no different. While its origins may have Halachic roots, …

New study advances the digital future of Jewish learning

New study advances the digital future of Jewish learning

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By day, Liora Brosbe is the family engagement officer for the Jewish Federation of the East Bay in Berkeley, Calif., where she reaches out to …

Former NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire is studying Hebrew

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Six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire may soon be able to add another skill to his impressive resume: Hebrew. The 34-year-old basketball pla…

Chick-In offers tasty kosher meat meals for Jewish students at ASU

Chick-In offers tasty kosher meat meals for Jewish students at ASU

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Jewish students at Arizona State University finally have a kosher meat restaurant on the Tempe campus they can enjoy.

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…