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Free tech tutoring

Smile on Seniors is offering free small-group smartphone and tablet basics provided by Tech Tutors, a team of teen and adult community volunteers. Bring your iPhone, smartphone, iPad or tablet device to these tutoring sessions and learn how to send text messages, make and receive video calls, read and listen to free e-books and audiobooks,…


Biz Ins – November/December 2018

Oregon Jewish Life one of
 Top 10 online Jewish magazines Arizona Jewish Life’s sister publication, Oregon Jewish Life, has been selected as one of the Top 10 Best Jewish Magazines on the web by The Top 10 list was chosen from thousands of Jewish magazines on the web using search and social metrics. Oregon…


Mitzvah Chit Chat

Mitzvah Chit Chat started out as a Facebook group in Chicago in 2016. They have since branched out to other cities and earlier this year they launched Arizona Mitzvah Chit Chat. Their website contains information on local vendors offering everything from décor and flowers to rentals and entertainment. They offer a timeline with recommendations for…


Jacob Miller: New StandWithUs High School Intern

Pictured above: StandWithUs’ Southwest High School Coordinator, Kate Chavez with High School Intern Jacob Miller at the August conference. Once again, StandWithUs meets the challenges of the 2018-19 school year with its campus Emerson Fellows and High School Interns. Both programs select and train 90 student leaders from 90 schools throughout North America to educate their peers about…


Healthy snacking made fun and tasty

Active lifestyles require nutrition to support your body; now snacks can be part of that healthy diet. Two women have introduced options for flavorful, fun snacks that have enough protein to fuel your active life. Energy Bars Triathlete and outdoors enthusiast Kellie Lee began researching clean eating as she sought new ways of fueling her…


Front & Center Directory 2018-2019

ARIZONA FINE ART EXPO 26540 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale 480-837-7163 Arizona Fine Art EXPO showcases 124 studios filled with award-winning artists. Watch “Art Made in America” before your very own eyes. Meet the artists, visit the café, stroll the Sonoran Desert Sculpture Garden, relax by the Koi Pond. Weekends come alive with music…


Some fun facts about Rosh Hashanah

We all have learned the facts behind the holiday of Rosh Hashanah. That the holiday begins on the first day of Tishrei, the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar, which falls this year on Sept. 9. Rosh Hashanah commemorates the creation of the world and marks the beginning of the Days of Awe, a 10-day…


A year full of holidays

(Note: Jewish holidays start at sunset the evening before the first day of the holiday) Rosh Hashanah Sept. 10-11, 2018 On Rosh Hashanah the sound of the shofar announces the arrival of the High Holy Days, or 10 Days of Awe that stretch from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah celebrates the creation of…

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