Pinchas Rosenbaum, the real-life inspiration behind the new Holocaust drama, “Walking with the Enemy,” might not be particularly glad that a feature film was made about his life.
When Allison Borsuk applied for the YATOM Family Fellowship last year, she was considering adopting a child. She always knew she wanted to be a mother and, at age 38 and single, she decided to move forward with her plan.
When Democratic Minnesota Sen. Al Franken took the stage at the Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix on Sunday, it came on the heels of the violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a “white unity” rally.
Although the Jewish communities in Morocco and Tunisia may not be as large as they once were, they are bubbling with activity and their leaders are well-respected and dedicated to ensuring their future, according to Valerie Davis Allouche, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) senior program manager for the two North African Jewish communities.
Hundreds of people gathered in Boston on July 11 to rededicate the New England Holocaust Memorial after it was vandalized in late June.
This past Saturday, Neo-Nazis and white supremacists united in Charlottesvile, Virginia. Among their hateful and inciting messages was the chant of “Jews will not replace us” along with racist and anti-LGBT slurs.
“Menashe” is an insightful and moving portrait set within Brooklyn’s Chasidic community and is the first full-length film in Yiddish to hit the big screen in 70 years. The story behind the film is just as engaging.
With summer almost over and the Jewish New Year less than a month away, many Valley Jews will be reconnecting with their synagogues, some of which are welcoming new clergy and saying goodbye to others.
I read Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz’s article “Ask Why We Mourn on Tisha B’av” (July 28 issue of Jewish News) and was greatly disturbed.
Strengthening the relationship between Israeli Jews and Diaspora Jews not only makes for a stronger Israel, but it also creates stronger local communities and makes a powerful impact on Jewish identity.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday Israel will welcome President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, and international negotiations representative Jason Greenblatt later this month for continued discussions in renewed U.S.-led peace efforts.
Classes started bright and early on Aug. 9 at Pardes Jewish Day School. The new head of school, Peter Gordon, was on hand to say hello to students and parents.
Social interaction is part of being a happy, healthy human being. But all too often, we get caught up with family and work. We forget to go outside and get connected to our neighbors.
With August more than half over, the school-supply shopping sprees, first-day fashion decisions and maybe even a little last-minute summer reading are underway. Even if some kids are less than excited about the end of their relative freedom, they have much to look forward to when it comes to new faces and revamped curriculums at their local Hebrew schools.
Some 3,000 demonstrators gathered in Petah Tikva’s Goren Square near the home of Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit last week to protest what they view as slow progress in the multiple corruption cases against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
We’ve all seen the progression from corded landlines to mobile phones, and from mobile phones to smartphones. Now we’re witnessing smart homes emerge, changing the way we live
The Valley of the Sun JCC (The J) has been at its current location for 15 years. To celebrate that milestone, The J is holding a birthday-themed party to kick off its fall programs.
This Community page features photos of community members around the Valley and the world. Submit photos and details each week to email@example.com by 10 a.m. Monday.
Four decades of campers recently celebrated Shabbat together at a July 21 alumni Shabbat at Camp Daisy and Harry Stein.