Daily Archives: February 1, 2015

0

PJ Library Goes to School

The Southern Arizona Jewish community has been chosen by the National PJ Library to participate in a special initiative called PJ Goes to School. Many Arizona families participate in PJ Library, a national program that mails free, high-quality Jewish books and music to families raising Jewish children. Families living near Phoenix, Tucson, Prescott or Flagstaff can…



A Parent’s Nightmare

It is perhaps a parent’s worst nightmare – to have a child display uncontrollable, violent behavior patterns. Not that any medical problem is easy, but at least with a broken arm or even an infection, you know where to turn. You see your pediatrician and the problem is generally solved. A cast or an antibiotic…



Happy New Year, Trees

Tu B’Shevat – the New Year for Trees. It begins this year on the eve of Tuesday, Feb. 3, and ends at sundown on the fourth. But why a New Year for trees? I mean, do the trees need to jumpstart their spiritual growth? Atone for their past indiscretions? Have a new beginning? If I’m…



0

Sisters Love Showing Horses at Scottsdale

The 60th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, the largest event of its kind in the world, will feature plenty of opportunities to meet horses and to cheer on two local Jewish sisters competing in the show at Westworld Feb. 12-22. The annual show, benefiting Cox Charities and March of Dimes, is expected to draw nearly…



TIKKUN OLAM TOUR

Gennifer Unell and Maia Nagle organize the donation closet at Homebase Youth Services during last year’s Jewish Community Foundation’s Tikkun Olam Tour. Valley teens in grades 7-12 who want to make our world a better place are invited to participate in this year’s tour 10:30 am-3:30 pm, Feb. 12. Teens visit local nonprofits, engage in…



The Power of Love

I watched him care for his wife until she passed away. He was very quiet, not prone to conversation, but always had a shy smile and a comfortable way about him. I didn’t see him much after she died, except when he would head out of his driveway on his 10-speed bike for one of…



0

Wedding Fashions are Getting More Personal

For brides, grooms and the wedding party-alike, stylish trends are in season this spring 2015. Of course, the bride and her dress is always front and center of wedding fashions, but this year more than ever, men’s trends are increasingly more versatile and important for the overall wedding celebration. This year, bohemian, light, more organic…



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