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Wednesday 08/15/2018
JFCS program readies former foster children to succeed as adults
Posted: August 15, 2018

Krystal has faced some of the many challenges young adults who have aged out of foster care deal with — homelessness, pregnancy, drug abuse, mental illness and unemployment.

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Foundation funds grow, according to 2017 annual report
Posted: August 15, 2018

The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix showed healthy growth and an increase in giving to community programs and organizations in 2017.

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Amid changes in JCRC leadership, mission remains the same
Posted: August 15, 2018

A change in top leadership at the Jewish Community Relations Council isn’t stopping the organization from continuing to pursue its mission.

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Wednesday 08/08/2018
Don’t call it a vacation: Scottsdale resident works hard while visiting Israel
Posted: August 08, 2018

Since 2010, Valley resident Sue Adatto has traveled to Israel each summer with Volunteers for Israel to participate in the Israeli Sar-El program.

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Beth Ami rabbi commutes from LA for second year
Posted: August 08, 2018

Long commutes are nothing new for those living in Los Angeles, but Rabbi Allison Lawton’s commute may look a little different than most.

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Hate crimes, hazing topics at AEPi’s international convention in Phoenix
Posted: August 08, 2018

Approximately 600 students from around the world have descended on Phoenix for the 105th Alpha Epsilon Pi International Convention this weekend. During the convention, the young men will take part in class sessions that will teach them how to combat anti-Semitism and how to deal with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement that has swept across many universities nationwide.

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Beloved founder remains an inspiration to genetic testing center
Posted: August 08, 2018

As the Jewish Genetics Diseases Center of Greater Phoenix prepares for a community screening in Scottsdale on Aug. 19, Wendy Carriere, executive director of the center, still feels the presence of late co-founder Dr. Sherman Minkoff in every decision she makes.

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Wednesday 08/01/2018
Calendar - Aug. 3, 2018
Posted: August 01, 2018

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Flashback: Oct. 12, 1990
Posted: August 01, 2018

As many readers in the Valley’s Jewish community know, I am not Jewish. I was raised a Catholic in a Mexican-American neighborhood in El Paso, Texas, and somehow ended up in the “Jewish part of town.” I learned about Judaism from my friends and their parents. I learned to respect Judaism from my parents.

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