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The application process for the next StartMeUp! fellowship by Valley Beit Midrash will close Feb. 28. The program is for Jewish professionals ages 25-45 with a passion for igniting change in the Valley’s Jewish community.
Or Adam Congregation for Humanistic Judaism will celebrate its 30th anniversary with an oneg Shabbat party 7 p.m. Friday, March 10, at Pueblo Norte, 7090 Mescal St., Scottsdale.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix’s Business & Professionals Division: Chai Tech group will celebrate PiDay 3.14 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale.
Arizona Jews for Justice and Valley Beit Midrash will present “Refugees in America, Part 2: Refugee Engagement,” 7 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at Temple Kol Ami, 15030 N. 64th St., Scottsdale.
Benji Lovitt, a stand-up comic who lives in Israel, will present “A Delightful Evening of Laughter” at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale.
The Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley will host Carlos Galindo-Elvira, the Arizona regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, at a free Hot Topics lunch and learn 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the synagogue, 100 Meadowlark Drive, Sedona.
Jewish Actresses of Arizona (JAAZ), an all-girls theater group for Jewish girls ages 10 through high school, will present “A Little Princess: The Musical” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at the John Paul Theater at Phoenix College, 1202 W. Thomas Road, Phoenix.
Registration is open for a Jewish speed-dating experience sponsored by Our Jewish Generation, Project Jewish Love and Schmooze, to be held Wednesday, March 15, at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. Check-in begins at 6:45 p.m., speed-dating starts at 7 p.m. The event is designed to bring Jewish singles together in a safe, informal and casual community setting in order to quickly learn more about many singles on one night. Each “date” will be four minutes long and there will be music and a cash bar.
Between the challah bake, the Shabbat Project and conferences in Washington, D.C., it's been a busy week.
Shabbat in Jerusalem was like no Shabbat I have ever experienced.
Valley residents Esther and Don Schon write about a program that two ex-IDF soldiers developed to help teach disadvantaged teens to surf and in turn to become surfing teachers for wounded warriors.