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The NBA’s Phoenix Suns and WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury organization’s new majority owner Mat Ishbia’s press conference at the Footprint Center in downtown Phoenix was a family affair, featuring his three children, parents Jeff and Joanne Ishbia and his brother, Justin. His new basketball family w…

The Maricopa Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) stated in a release Wednesday that the recent antisemitic comments made by Kanye West “are unacceptable and will not be condoned by our organization.”

Eric Fingerhut, who led Hillel International for five years, has been hired in the same role at Jewish Federations of North America. And Mark Wilf, JFNA’s board chairman, hopes his new CEO will bring “energy and imagination” to the umbrella for local Jewish federations.

Dr. Steven Pitt, a national renowned psychiatrist and member of the Valley's Jewish community, was the first victim in a shooting spree that left six people dead in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Fountain Hills. The suspected killer died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound as police were closing in on him.