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In the early 1990s, a few Jewish Bukharian families moved to Phoenix from New York in search of affordable housing and a warmer climate. Today, Phoenix has the largest Bukharian Jewish community in North America outside of New York.

The state of Arizona passed SB1251/HB2675 by a vote of 19-9 (Senate) and 49-4 (House) on April 19. The legislation adopts the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, ensuring that the IHRA definition will be considered by state authorities wh…

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Scott Leader, the Jewish musician, producer and songwriter who owns Brick Road Studio in Scottsdale, says he’s probably worked with every well-known contemporary Jewish singer-songwriter. He’s also recorded vocals for pop star Dua Lipa and voiceover work for former Olympian Michael Phelps. “…

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