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What’s love got to do with it?

In 1984, after an abusive marriage and a stalled career, singer Tina Turner wrote her come-back smash hit “What’s Love Got to Do with It?” The song is actually an anti-love rant, praising carnal love without any emotional attachment. In a gut-wrenching voice, Tina belts out that love is nothing more than a “secondhand emotion”…


Limmud means ”to learn”

Limmud is a worldwide movement that started in Great Britain in 1980 and has grown to more than 84 Limmud communities in 44 countries around the world. Last year, over 33,000 people participated in Limmud events created by teams of 3,000 volunteers. In Hebrew, Limmud means “to learn.” While communities create Limmud events that are…


Ladies First returns in February

The popular “Ladies First” event returns to the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus in Scottsdale on Feb. 9. The topic of this event will be “Rising to C-Level” and will feature moderator Marcia Mintz, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix and panelists Jordan Rose, founder and president of Rose Law Group; Jami…


Federation Notes

Listening and Serving As incoming co-chairs, we are dedicated to serving this community and impacting Jewish lives in the Valley, in Israel and around the world. Here is a list of our intentions: • We plan to spend the first few months listening to members of our community, including agencies, organizations, synagogues and community leaders,…


February 2017 Previews

CHRYSALIS CEO TO DISCUSS DOMESTIC ABUSE WITHIN THE JEWISH HOME Chrysalis President and CEO Patricia Klahr will discuss domestic abuse within the Jewish home as part of the Speakers Series on Feb. 3 at 7:30 pm at Beth Ami Temple, 3535 E Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley. For over 30 years, Chrysalis has been servicing the needs of…


February 2017 Calendar

Feb. 1 It’s Not Just Lunch at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center, 12701 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale from noon-1:30 pm. Great speakers and a different topic each month with a full kosher lunch. $5 suggested donation. A collaboration with Smile On Seniors. Contact Chani at 602-492-7670 or chani@sosaz.org. Feb. 2 2017 Greater…

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