Rabbi Barton Lee Speaks: “Forever Young: A Rabbi’s Challenges Working With Jewish Young Adults on the College Campus”

Rabbi Barton Lee, the recently retired Arizona State University Hillel Director will present “Forever Young: A Rabbi’s Challenges Working with Jewish Young Adults on the College Campus” as part of the Beth Ami Temple Speaker Series at Beth Ami Temple in Paradise Valley on Friday, February 19, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.Rabbi Lee was the Rabbi/Executive…


Tea with Honey

Some people drink their tea black, and some like it with sugar and cream. But on Tuesday, Nov. 3, Hadassah Southern Arizona will take delight in Tea with Honey. The chapter will honor Honey Manson, a woman who has given so much to the Tucson Jewish community and who recently celebrated her 90th birthday. In addition…


Top 10 Great Reasons to Love the Pomegranate

Pomegranates (rimonim in Hebrew) add color and symbolism to Rosh Hashanah tables worldwide. Here’s why you should try one. By Viva Sarah Press Pomegranate season is underway. Markets are teeming with this glorious red fruit, supermarket shelves are packed with pomegranate juices, and cosmetic stores are promoting pomegranate oil-infused creams. The fruit-with-a-crown is one of…


Valley Federation Allocates 2015 Funds

The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix announced $2.1 million in allocations for the 2015 campaign, nearly a 12% increase over last year’s allocations of $1.8 million. This year, nearly $1.7 million was committed to local Jewish programs and services and $445,400 was committed to Israel and overseas. “We are so grateful to annual campaign donors…


May Calendar

May 2 Temple B’rith Shalom in Prescott’s Gala Fundraiser at the Prescott Lakes Country Club, 311 E Smoke Tree Lane. $75 per person. 928-708-0018. May 3 Make-the-Call Spring Phone-a-Thon volunteers needed! 9 am-1 pm at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 12701 N Scottsdale Road. Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix for food, fun and…

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