0

Sharon B. Megdal: Proponent for water policy

Sharon B. Megdal, Ph.D., couldn’t have guessed she would end up as the director of The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center when she earned her doctoral degree in economics from Princeton University. But some interesting twists and turns in her career  led her to where she is now. She originally came to Arizona…

0

The Sounds of Silence

One of the hallmarks of modern society is unrelenting noise. The persistent sounds of traffic, sirens, cell phones, television and unsolicited conversations are all part of contemporary life and “living out loud.” We have come to accept as normative the constant bombardment of visual and auditory noise. From electronic devices which keep us plugged in,…

0

February is American Heart Month

When you think of February, your thoughts turn to Valentine’s Day, love and heart-shaped boxes of candy. The American Heart Month was created so you spend some time also thinking about ways to keep that muscular organ in your chest going strong. About 2,200 Americans die each day of cardiovascular disease. Many believe that heart…

0

Scromiting

Have you noticed your teen compulsively taking hot showers or baths lately? Has he been complaining of abdominal pain, nausea, or unexplainable vomiting? Well, there’s a new syndrome in town and it’s hard to recognize and diagnose, and maybe even harder to treat. As marijuana legalization spreads across the country, doctors are noticing an increase…

0

Federation Notes: A Whole New Ballgame!

So, we blinked and here we are already into the second month of 2018. That means we begin our campaign for Jewish needs anew, and it’s not the same old, same old. Our board recently adopted a new mission statement, To engage and strengthen a vibrant Jewish community while providing for Jews in need locally,…

0

A Shared Love of Wine Collecting

Whenever guests pay a visit to the Sedona home of Dr. Richard Witlin and his wife, Nancy Weinman, the one room in the house that Richard insists on being the “official tour guide” for is their beautiful, one-of-a-kind wine cellar. “Especially when it’s really hot outside, I have a great time walking our guests into…

0

Technion’s World Tour

The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is a major source of the innovation and brainpower that drives the Israeli economy. Technion people, ideas and inventions make immeasurable contributions to the world including life-saving medicine, sustainable energy, computer science, water conservation and nanotechnology. The Technion World Tour is a three-year tour that takes supporters and donors around…

0

Welcome to good Chinese food

Nee House Chinese Restaurant $$-$$$ 13843 N. Tatum Blvd. # 15, Phoenix 602-992-3338 neehousephoenix.com If I had a nickel for all the times I’ve been asked where to get good Chinese food, I could afford to send you all to China. Since no one gave me any nickels, I will instead direct you to a…

For advertising information, please contact advertise@azjewishlife.com.