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Dental Hygiene Tips for Children

As kids grow up, their oral hygiene habits should grow with them.  The makers of CloSYS Oral Health System provided the following tips for kids’ dental health. Baby teeth erupt from 6 months to 2.5 years. Unfortunately, tooth eruption makes gums sore and inflamed, leading to unhappy babies. Use a gentle child’s toothbrush as the…



Pictured above: The members of Family Cub Scout Pack 210. By Steven Troy, Adjutant, Scottsdale Post 210 Jewish War Veterans Dec. 2, 2018 was a very special day for the Jewish Community in Phoenix as the first Shomer Shabbat/Kosher Cub Scout Family Pack in the nation was chartered. A family pack is a new concept in…


Bar & Bat Mitzvahs – Trending now

Planning for a bar or bat mitzvah can become practically a full-time job with all of the decisions that need to be made from the venue to the favors. We searched party planning sites, Pinterest and blogs to find some of the hottest trends in celebrations for 2018. We are happy to share them with…


Destination: Bar Mitzvah

Pictured above: Asher Kaye became a bar mitzvah at Gindling Hilltop Camp. Asher Kaye, son of Denise and Eric Kaye, celebrated a destination bar mitzvah at Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps in Malibu, CA. “Camp has been such an instrumental part of Asher’s life, and he has made a home away from home at Gindling Hilltop…


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…

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