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Wednesday 04/18/2018
Flashback: Feb. 24, 1978
Posted: April 18, 2018

Fashion made the front page of the Feb. 24, 1978, issue of Jewish News. A fashion show was part of the United Jewish Welfare Fund Women’s Division 1978 campaign effort. Guests at a fundraising luncheon were treated to a look at the latest fashions from Saks Fifth Avenue.

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Valley Jewish residents show support for LGBTQ community at Phoenix Pride 2018
Posted: April 18, 2018

The Phoenix Pride 2018 parade celebrating the Valley’s LGBTQ community attracted thousands to the downtown area, including a large contingent of Jewish residents.

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Nathan Sachs offers life and business lessons at The J
Posted: April 18, 2018

When Nathan Sachs, the founder and owner of Blueprints for Tomorrow, a financial services company based in Scottsdale, considered teaching classes at the Valley of the Sun JCC (The J), it wasn’t a tough call.

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Flagstaff rabbi brings Muslim professor for series of interfaith events
Posted: April 18, 2018

When it comes to building a diverse interfaith community at 7,000 feet, Rabbi Mindie Snyder of Congregation Lev Shalom in Flagstaff has a secret weapon: the power of friendship.

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DACA recipients denied in-state tuition rates in Arizona public universities
Posted: April 18, 2018

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipients will no longer be eligible for in-state college tuition in Arizona, the state Supreme Court unanimously ruled last week, sparking the ire of those advocating on behalf of the so-called Dreamer community, including some local Jewish nonprofits.

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Wednesday 04/11/2018
Jewish News intern reminisces about his recent Birthright visit
Posted: April 11, 2018

Last winter, on the eve of the year that would mark the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel, I participated in the Birthright trip that brought to life the legacy of my Jewish faith.

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Flashback: Israel milestones
Posted: April 11, 2018

There’s no doubt that the declaration of the State of Israel on May 14, 1948, was both joyous and frightening for the Valley’s Jewish community. A day after Israel’s future and first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, declared the establishment of the Jewish state, Egypt, Syria, Transjordan and Iraq attacked the fledgling nation.

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The Valley overflows with celebrations and activities in honor of Israeli milestone
Posted: April 11, 2018

A number of events are occurring over the next few months to commemorate and celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary.

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Former Miss Israel offers inspiration
Posted: April 11, 2018

Yityish Aynaw’s life reads like a modern fairy tale, full of early tragedy, a great journey and even a happily ever after. Born in northwest Ethiopia near the city of Gondar, her father died when she was 2 during the long war with Eritrea.

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