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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.

AEPi fraternity  back at ASU

AEPi fraternity back at ASU

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The Alpha Sigma chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity, founded in 1951, is back in the good graces of Arizona State University a year earlier than previously expected.

ASU Hillel chosen for pilot ‘Accelerator’

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The Hillel Jewish Student Center at Arizona State University is one of 10 campus groups nationwide chosen to participate in the pilot year of Hillel International’s Excellence Accelerator program.

AEPi fraternity  back at ASU

AEPi fraternity back at ASU

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The Alpha Sigma chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity, founded in 1951, is back in the good graces of Arizona State University a year earlier…

ASU Hillel chosen for pilot ‘Accelerator’

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The Hillel Jewish Student Center at Arizona State University is one of 10 campus groups nationwide chosen to participate in the pilot year of …

Luna Azul neighborhood fosters independence

Luna Azul neighborhood fosters independence

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Four years ago, Mark Roth and his wife, Lauren, began the discussion many parents of special-needs children have: How would their daughter Emm…

Levi Catering expands

Levi Catering expands

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Rabbis and community leaders gathered at the newly opened Levi Catering on Feb. 7 to hang mezuzot, cut the ribbon and, of course, eat.

How summer camps welcome their youngest charges

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Wondering if your child is ready for overnight camp?

Brightening lives with crayons

Brightening lives with crayons

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Name: Jacob Elliot Cohen

Teen tour addresses poverty

Teen tour addresses poverty

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Prior to kickoff on Super Bowl Sunday, 45 teens spent the day with the Jewish Community Foundation’s B’nai Tzedek Youth Philanthropy Program. …

The story behind Purim’s hamantaschen

The story behind Purim’s hamantaschen

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The most important aspect of most Purim pastries is their shape. Most Ashkenazic Jews only know of hamantaschen, the triangular pastries fille…

Pardes teacher resigns after inappropriate tweets

Pardes teacher resigns after inappropriate tweets

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A third-grade teacher resigned Feb. 20 from Pardes Jewish Day School in Scottsdale after suggesting on Twitter that immigrants should be shot.

Camp Briefs: Camp Shemesh, Friendly Pines

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Camp Shemesh holds ‘sneak peek’: Camp Shemesh will offer a preview of its activities at a sneak peek event 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at the…

This Orthodox nutritionist sells 'kosher' workouts and 90-calorie challah

This Orthodox nutritionist sells 'kosher' workouts and 90-calorie challah

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NEW YORK — It's still that time of year, when tons of people — eager to fulfill New Year's resolutions to get in shape or drop a few pounds — …

Agencies offer financial assistance for camp

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Several agencies offer financial assistance to families who want to send their children to summer camps.

Biblical garden aims for authenticity

Biblical garden aims for authenticity

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You won’t find wildflowers, prize-winning roses or neat hedges at the Evanne Copland Kofman Biblical Garden at Congregation Beth Israel. What …

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 devo…

Preschools reach out to grandparents

Preschools reach out to grandparents

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Jewish preschools in Phoenix and Scottsdale are making a point to include grandparents into their preschool world.

Gesher Disability Resources helps with camp inclusion

Gesher Disability Resources helps with camp inclusion

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Parents want their children to enjoy going to school or summer camp, but for the parents of children with physical, learning or behavioral cha…

Schools aim to be ‘no place for hate’

Schools aim to be ‘no place for hate’

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The day before swastikas were found outside a Paradise Valley elementary school, 100 representatives from Valley high schools met inside a Sco…

Jewish Actresses of Arizona (JAAZ) to present musical

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Jewish Actresses of Arizona (JAAZ), an all-girls theater group for Jewish girls ages 10 through high school, will present “A Little Princess: …

Singles invited to speed-dating event

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Registration is open for a Jewish speed-dating experience sponsored by Our Jewish Generation, Project Jewish Love and Schmooze, to be held Wed…