Honoring a big birthday!


Beth Ami Temple honored Arnold Schwartz on his 90th birthday on Nov. 19. Arnie, a.k.a. “Mr. Beth Ami,” has been active in the temple in several capacities for over three decades. Rabbi Allison Lawton presented the congregation with a new Torah cover inscribed to honor his birthday and service to the congregation. Pictured from left: Rabbi Allison Lawton; Arnie Schwartz; Arnie's partner, Dennise Rowland; and his daughter, Elizabeth Siegler.

Chanukah in Carefree


Temple Chai’s choir, led by Cantor Ross Wolman, entertains onlookers in Carefree on the eighth night of Chanukah.

Chanukah at the Capitol


Rep. Alma Hernandez addressed the crowd at the Capitol during Chanukah before lighting the shamash.

Mixing business and pleasure


Jennifer Starrett, TribeNet co-founder, pauses for a photo at a happy hour event with Samara Schwartz Hurley. 

Take us out to the ballpark!

Men's club

The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Men’s Club enjoyed its first in-person event of the 2021/2022 season: lunch at Portillo’s and a Fall League game at Sloan Park in Mesa. 

Latkes for all at ASU


Hillel at Arizona State University students and staff gather for its

Latkepalooza Shabbat.

Helping Afghan refugees

Temple Solel

Temple Solel high school youth leaders, in partnership with Shepherd of the Hills United Church of Christ, took the lead in organizing a festive event at Temple Solel on Dec. 5, to gather items for Afghan refugees.

Snack break!

Snack break

Students enjoying Hillel at ASU’s annual Food Truck Fest on Nov. 3, in Tempe.