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Wednesday 12/06/2017
Special screening of ‘The Last Jedi’ honors late Or Tzion congregant
Posted: December 06, 2017

Robert Frost loved his family, his synagogue and “Star Wars.”

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20-foot Tempe menorah makes annual appearance
Posted: December 06, 2017

Every December, for roughly the last 10 years, a group of volunteers has made the schlep up Tempe Butte, better known as “A Mountain,” to install a 20-foot tall menorah for Chanukah.

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Unique Israel trip brings sense of miraculous to participants
Posted: December 06, 2017

For Marcia Diane, the highlight of her trip to Israel last year was a visit to the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron, where Abraham and most of his storied kin are said to be buried. Inside the building’s thick stone walls are several cenotaphs, empty tombs erected to honor a person’s memory. As Diane approached the red and white cenotaph of Abraham, she said something miraculous occurred.

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Wednesday 11/29/2017
Calendar - Dec. 1, 2017
Posted: November 29, 2017

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Things to do
Posted: November 29, 2017

Sunday, Dec. 3

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AZJHS fetes 2017 Heritage Award honorees
Posted: November 29, 2017

The Arizona Jewish Historical Society (AZJHS) will hold its 2017 Heritage Award gala on Dec. 2 to honor longtime supporters and Valley philanthropists Susan and Mark Sendrow and Nancy and Stu Siefer.

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Jewish social group Schmooze goes nonprofit, absorbs AVIV
Posted: November 29, 2017

Schmooze, an organization connecting Jewish singles and couples in their 30s and 40s, is making some major changes.

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Synagogues collect used computers to help Valley refugees
Posted: November 29, 2017

Temple Chai and Temple Kol Ami are both now official collection centers for PCs for Refugees (PFR), a local nonprofit that refurbishes old computers and gives them to refugees in the Valley.

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Yeshiva High School of Arizona purchases new property
Posted: November 29, 2017

Since opening its doors in 2010, the Yeshiva High School of Arizona (YHSA) has seen its enrollment double. While the YHSA’s current location, which it rents, has served the school well, it needs more space. After a multi-year search, the school has found a new location, a building at 7045 N. 12th Street in Phoenix.

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