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Study with rabbinical students

Taken from Proverbs, “A Tree of Life for Those Who Grasp It” is the title for the Dr. Paul W. Hoffert Spirit Program, which begins Monday, July 25 and runs through Sunday, August 7 at the Southwest Torah Institute in Tucson. Men and boys ages eight and up can schedule individual and group appointments with…


Rabbi Issamar, business guru, to speak at Chabad

Rabbi Issamar Ginzberg looks like he would be ill at ease outside of the Hasidic enclave of Brooklyn. But keeping to his heritage and traditional dress hasn’t stopped him from working with, advising executives and lecturing for some of the world’s most respected firms. His unique perspective, blending a yeshiva upbringing and inquisitive curiosity, results…


Weekend Events July 15-17

Watch athletes compete Lori Piestewa National Native American Games (Fri-Sun July 15-17). Times vary. Competition for all athletes in archery, baseball, basketball, cross country, softball track and field, volleyball and wrestling. Locations in Scottsdale, Fort McDowell, Fountain Hills, Mesa and Phoenix. Get inspired Maricopa County Home & Garden Show (Fri-Sun July 15-17). 10 am-6…

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JERUSALEM – Leading international breast cancer researchers attending a Soroka Medical Center and Israel Healthcare Foundation symposium addressing the question: “Should Ashkenazi Jews or even the general population be tested routinely for inherited predisposition to breast cancer?” concluded that the current testing model focusing on family history isn’t working and that data shows that half…

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Minimize mosquitoes in your yard

Citronella oil or scented candles keep mosquitoes at bay when entertaining outside. Photo courtesy Melinda Myers LLC Don’t let disease-carrying mosquitoes keep you indoors this summer. Instead, employ these eight tips to protect yourself and manage these pests in your backyard. Do a bit of yard and garden clean up.  Remove weeds, manage neglected gardens…

Curt Kiwak, A Creature That Doesn’t Understand What He Really Is

Curt Kiwak “Monsters Under the Bed” at Tucson JCC

Curt Kiwak’s illustrations and mixed media collection will be on display in the Tucson Jewish Community Center’s Fine Art Gallery from July 8 through Sept. 6, An artist’s reception for “Monsters Under the Bed” will be held Sunday, Aug. 28 from 2–4 pm. This reception is open to the public. Born in Chicago, Kiwak attended…

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