Teens gather to enjoy interfaith Shabbat

Pictured above: The full group of participants at the Global Shabbat held Dec. 7. On Dec. 7, BBYO celebrated the 2018 Global Shabbat with an unprecedented interfaith Shabbat dinner, inviting teen youth groups of many faiths to come together in peace to build community. BBYO partnered with the Jewish Community Relations Council and the Jewish…


Tree of Life: A Concert for Peace and Unity

PBS will broadcast nationally WQED’s locally-produced “Tree of Life: A Concert for Peace and Unity,” a free community event, presented and hosted by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to honor the Tree of Life Synagogue victims and first responders. The performance, featuring Itzhak Perlman at Pittsburgh’s Heinz Hall, was taped on November 27, one month after the…


Hanukkah Happenings

Hanukkah begins at sundown on Sunday, Dec. 2. There are many celebrations happening: THE VALLEY Bless the Pets Event (Sun Dec. 2). Noon. Free; please bring a donation for animal rescue groups – food, towels, leashes, toys, etc. Have all your pets blessed by Rabbi Schneider and get your picture taken with them, too! Enjoy…


Weekend events for Nov. 17-18

Monterfish have arrived Monsterfish Grand Opening (Sat-Sun Nov 17-18). 9 am-8 pm. Included in admission. Meet Zeb Hogan, star of the National Geographic’s Monster Fish show at the opening of this award-winning exhibition. OdySea Aquarium, 9500 Via de Ventura, Scottsdale. odyseaaquarium.com Pizza & Donuts – Yum! Phoenix Pizza Festival (Sat Nov 17). 11 am-5 pm….

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