Beth El is offering an Introduction to Hebrew class beginning 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5. The 15-session class will be taught by Michele Katz. Cost is $75.
Gabriel Hannan Brand, son of Naomi and Max Brand of Phoenix, will become a bar mitzvah July 5, 2014, at the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley.
Bradley Samuel Greenberg, son of Mara and Jeffrey Greenberg of Scottsdale, will become a bar mitzvah Sept. 13, 2014, at Temple Chai.
Jonah Evan Krell, son of Julie Schaefer Krell and Marc Krell of Scottsdale, will become a bar mitzvah Nov. 1, 2014, at Congregation Or Tzion.
The dimly lit social hall at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus set the tone for the Jan. 26 launch of 70 Days for 70 Years, a worldwide Holocaust memorial program coordinated locally by the Phoenix Community Kollel.
As a former NFL coach and Class of 2001 Hall of Famer, Marv Levy has one of the greatest streaks of all time, taking the Buffalo Bills to the Super Bowl four years in a row. At 89, he works as a motivational speaker, and says he’s honored to be the keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner Celebration this coming Wednesday (Jan. 14).
Although Paula Segal Shulak moved permanently to Arizona in 2006, she left an indelible mark on the Southeast Valley’s theater community and on Jewish communities there and in Prescott, before her death on Dec. 22, 2014, at age 78.