The importance of giving

We asked Rabbi Jeremy Schneider, the spiritual leader of Temple Kol Ami in Scottsdale and president of the Greater Phoenix Board of Rabbis, to answer questions regarding giving and Judaism. Why is the act of giving so important in Judaism? The obligation of giving comes from the Torah: “Tzedek, tzedek you shall pursue” (Deuteronomy 16:20)….


Helping animals in Arizona

There are many organizations in our state that assist animals in need. Here are a few: Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA The state’s oldest and largest no-kill shelter. Provides pet adoptions, affordable veterinary services, volunteer opportunities, humane education and expertise in animal welfare. Arizona Humane Society Their mission is to improve the…


Spending your retirement

You’ve followed your financial adviser’s advice on how much you need to save and how to invest it, and now you are retiring. The question is, what do you need to be aware of as you shift from saving to spending your investments? “There is a huge psychological shift in retirement,” says Kim Rosenberg, financial…


Charitable Giving and Financial Planning Directory

Anti-Defamation League – Arizona 3200 N Central Ave. #2120, Phoenix 602-274-0991 • The Anti-Defamation League, founded in 1913, is the world’s leading organization fighting anti-Semitism through programs and services that counteract hatred, prejudice and bigotry. American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science 909-913-1307 • The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of…

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