Daily Archives: April 22, 2021


Plant for Tomorrow

Every day is Earth Day in the Jewish tradition, which teaches a deep and generational respect for the environment. In celebration of the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shevat in January, PJ Library conducted a “Plant for Tomorrow” matching donation campaign to help plant tens of thousands of trees for future generations. The campaign inspired more…


Temple Beth Emeth Welcomes Rabbi Zari Sussman

  Temple Beth Emeth of Scottsdale‘s President Clyde Hurtig shared the following message in their April newsletter: I am very pleased to announce that Temple Beth Emeth has hired Rabbi Zari Sussman as our new spiritual leader. Rabbi Sussman has led congregations in Los Angeles and Ontario California since 2016. The rabbi has participated in…


Masa Israel Journey Visa Holders Can Enter Israel

Masa Israel Journey, founded by The Jewish Agency and the government of Israel, announced this week that Israeli skies have re-opened for Masa Fellows arriving in Israel from abroad, with special precautions to ensure the safety of its Fellows and communities. This announcement came shortly after Israel’s Ministry of Interior confirmed it will approve entry…


Scholar Symposium Series Launches

On April 13, American Jewish University (AJU) began hosting an inaugural Scholars Symposium, a weekly series dedicated to analyzing the changing nature of Jewish life before, during, and after the global pandemic. Each week, the public is invited to join renowned thought leaders, scholars, and rabbis —AJU faculty and their guests—for online sessions exploring timely…


JFL Student Loan Application Deadline Approaching

Jewish Free Loan is proud to offer its biannual interest-free student loan program to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students. To receive funding for the upcoming fall semester, please visit the website (jewishfreeloan.org/apply-now) and submit your student loan application by May 17th, 2021. Applications will no longer be accepted for the fall semester after…

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