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Wednesday 02/14/2018
Looking for love: challenges, opportunities for single Jews in the Valley
Posted: February 14, 2018

Whether you are swiping through profiles on your phone or trying to make conversation at an event, being single and Jewish in the Valley can be tough, especially this time of year.

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Tempe synagogue pairs nature and exercise with Havdalah and a hike
Posted: February 14, 2018

A crowd of more than 30 people milled about under an awning at the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert last Saturday afternoon. Volunteers with Temple Emanuel of Tempe’s hiking club carefully laid out a veritable cornucopia of snacks and drinks as kids ran around.

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Mayor attends grand opening of the Phoenix Mikvah
Posted: February 14, 2018

After many long hours of fundraising and more than a year of construction work, the Phoenix Mikvah held its grand opening this past weekend. Members of the greater Phoenix community were able to tour the new state-of-the-art facility and learn more about it. Guests in attendance — most of them from Orthodox congregations — came from all over to celebrate.

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Jewish orgs, advocates attend Secular Day at Capitol
Posted: February 14, 2018

On Monday, people from all across the state gathered in Phoenix for the third annual Secular Day at the Capitol, for a day of advocacy and education, meetings with legislators, tours of the Capitol and keeping up-to-date on the most important church-state separation issues facing Arizona.

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Local Jewish community reacts to controversial Polish law
Posted: February 14, 2018

As a teen roaming the Polish countryside trying to evade the Nazis, Morris Friebaum saw the best and worst of the Polish people.

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Jewish leaders troubled by Arpaio’s interviews with anti-Semitic magazine
Posted: February 14, 2018

Former Maricopa County sheriff and current Republican primary candidate for the U.S. Senate Joe Arpaio has acknowledged that he has given interviews to the American Free Press, which the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has called anti-Semitic.

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Monday 02/12/2018
Civil rights leader Bill Straus dies
Posted: February 12, 2018

Longtime civil-rights advocate William “Bill” Straus, who led the Arizona chapter of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for 13 years, died Feb. 10, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 68.

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Wednesday 02/07/2018
Jewish teens get special film festival screening
Posted: February 07, 2018

The Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival, which starts on Sunday, has been around for more than two decades, and over the years it has developed a day where teens from seventh to 12 grades can attend a pre-selected film with their parents to learn more about their Jewish heritage.

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Calendar - Feb. 9, 2018
Posted: February 07, 2018

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