Daily Archives: August 25, 2016

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Shongolulu: fashion for a cause

With the slogan “saving wildlife with style,” a multinational team of entrepreneurs recently launched the fashion company Shongolulu with the goal of raising awareness and resources to protect endangered species and their habitats. Ten percent of the company’s profits are donated to non-profit organizations that work in wildlife conservation around the world. “As the most…

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Biz INS and OUTS

ADL ARIZONA ANNOUNCES NEW REGIONAL DIRECTOR Carlos Galindo-Elvira was recently appointed director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Arizona Office. Galindo-Elvira has been a strong community partner for ADL, as a participant in the organization’s Glass Leadership Institute in 2009 and as a past recipient of ADL Arizona’s Al Brooks Community Leadership Award. Most recently, he served…

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Chef’s Corner: Ooey Gooey Teiglach

If you’re not familiar with “teiglach” a Rosh Hashanah classic, then I’m happy to share with you this ridiculously delicious confection. “Teig” in Yiddish means dough, and “lach” at the end of the word normally signifies small. Hence teiglach, “little small dough balls,” soaked in sweet honey syrup, mixed with almonds and dried fruits piled…

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Creating culinary community

Looking for an apple cake recipe for Rosh Hashanah? Nosh & More, a recipe exchange recently launched on the JewishTucson.org website, has it … and many others. “We think there are a lot of cooks out there who want to learn new recipes. It’s a combination of modern twists and real classics,” says Dale Mayerfeld,…

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Taste of Arizona: Stock & Stable

Stock & Stable $$$ 5538 N 7th St., Phoenix stockandstable.com Resurgence on 7th Street How do I choose from the thousands of restaurants around, when I can write only one review a month for Arizona Jewish Life Magazine? Such a dilemma! This time, I got a tip from a darling friend who is a professional…

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Jewish roots entwined with Indian culture

Photo by Dan Fellner Numbering only about 5,000 in a country of more than 1.2 billion people, Jews constitute a minuscule fraction – 0.0004 percent – of the inhabitants in the world’s second-most populous country, known far more for curry and cricket than kreplach and kippot. Yet the unique historical legacy and important contributions of…

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Plant now for winter harvest

Figuring out when summer ends and fall begins is much less clear in the Sonoran Desert than in other parts of the country. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum has defined fall as beginning when the monsoon ends, usually mid-September. Early in the season the daytime temperatures often rise again to near June levels, but the dry…

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Fighting food insecurity on campus

Student volunteers at Arizona State University and the University of Arizona are joining a new national advocacy and research project to combat the growing problem of food insecurity on college campuses. The Campus Hunger Project is a collaboration of Challah for Hunger and MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger. Since ASU and UA already have…

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