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US & World News

Peace plan to recognize Palestinian statehood, Israeli towns in West Bank

The United States is expected to recognize a Palestinian state with its capital in eastern Jerusalem as part of its highly anticipated peac… Read more

Israel’s ‘secular yeshivah’ opens first American branch in California

Operating four secular yeshivahs in Israel, BINA: The Jewish Movement for Social Change is now opening its first branch in the United State… Read more

With Labor primaries underway, members brace for historic defeat

Some 60,000 Labor member began voting on Monday morning in the party’s primaries, deciding on the official candidate list for the 21st Knes… Read more

Religious Life

How our clothing distinguishes us and brings peers together

This week, we find the Torah going through the royal clothing of the Kohanim in great detail. They were made of either all white and linen … Read more

How do you see God in everything?

One of my students recently asked me, “You always say God is everywhere, but sometimes I find it hard to see. How do you see God in everyth… Read more

Revealing God’s essence

On this Shabbat in Jewish communities throughout the world we will read the Ten Commandments, which can be found in Parshat Yitro. During t… Read more


Coming to grips with the truth about Qatar

This week the national press has continued to keep the heat on Saudi Arabia as more details about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi … Read more

The State of the Union, and the Jews

President Trump’s State of the Union address last week was both glossy and dark, with heroes and victims saluted and dire warnings of invas… Read more

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, bridge-building philanthropist

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews founder Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, who died Feb. 6 at age 67, is being remembered this week by… Read more

Arts & Lifestyle

Books: exploring grief, remembering Potok Modern era impacts grieving, remembering Potok

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Telling Anne Frank’s story — from a cat’s-eye view

Steven Jay Rubin was shaving one morning when he started wondering about Anne Frank’s cat.  Read more


A still from the film ‘Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel.’  Read more

Upcoming Events

Sisters in Law

This stunning new world premiere play features the relationship between polar opposites and modern-… Read more

Totally 80s Totally Murder

The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder … Read more

Tempe Empty Bowls

This year, the Tempe Empty Bowls program has 19 Tempe-area elementary and middle schools, five Temp… Read more


Weather Today

More sun than clouds. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the mid 40s.


56° 44°

More sun than clouds. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the mid 40s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SW at 8 mph
Chance of Rain:0%
UV Index:5 Moderate
Sunrise:07:10:00 AM
Sunset:06:14:16 PM

This Week's Forecast

More sun than clouds. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the mid 40s.Sun
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Showers possible in the afternoon. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 30s.Mon
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Plenty of sun. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 30s.Tue
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Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 40s.Wed
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Chance of showers. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the upper 30s.Thu
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Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the low 30s.Fri
20%49° 33°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the mid 30s.Sat
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