Daily Archives: January 21, 2016

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BRIGHTER TOMORROW

WHAT: JFCS Seventh Annual Brighter Tomorrow luncheon WHO: Keynote speaker Jackson Katz, Ph.D.,author and educator specializing in gender violence WHY: Benefit for JFCS Shelter Without Walls WHEN:  11:45 am Friday, Feb. 26 WHERE: Arizona Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix TICKETS: jfcsaz.org or 602-279-7655 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BY THE NUMBERS Courtesy Jewish Family & Children’s Service – Shelter Without Walls…

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LEAH works to end abusive relationships

LEAH (Let’s End Abusive Households) is Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Southern Arizona’s domestic violence prevention program for Jewish individuals and families affected by domestic abuse in the greater Tucson area. “There’s no prejudice to domestic violence,” says LEAH Program Coordinator Andrea Siemens. “Domestic abuse occurs in all genders, ages, sexes, race, cultures, education…

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A Survivor Speaks Out

My name is Francine. I am a fortunate survivor of domestic violence. The reason I say “fortunate” is because I feel there are three types of domestic violence victims. First, there is the woman that stays in the abusive environment. Second, the woman that is no longer here with us because she was killed by…

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Biz Ins and Outs

VOSJCC hires Kim Subrin as managing director The Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center has hired Kim Subrin as its managing director to provide guidance and support to J departments. Along with J President and CEO Stuart Wachs, Kim will provide the face of leadership for J members and the community. “Kim comes to…

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A taste of Arizona: The Clever Koi

The Clever Koi $$$ 4236 N Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85012 thecleverkoi.com Friends have been urging me to try The Clever Koi for some time now. It always comes up in conversation about great food in Phoenix, so I had to overcome my fear of being crashed into by the light rail and get myself…

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Young Athletes need this App

Ever since the 2010 Sports Illustrated cover story on concussions in the NFL, the subsequent suicides of Junior Seau, famed Pro Bowl linebacker for the San Diego Chargers, and other high profile players, the world has taken a serious look at the dangers of concussions, CTE and other sport-related brain injuries. Junior Seau’s autopsy revealed…

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