Daily Archives: December 2, 2021


Gabby Giffords Celebrates Another Milestone

Photo: Claire Kelly (center) and Rep. Alma Hernandez (right) joined Gabby Giffords at Congregation Chaverim. Photo courtesy Alma Hernandez. On Saturday, Nov. 27, former House Rep. Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords chanted her Torah portions, becoming a bat mitzvah at Congregation Chaverim in Tucson at the age of 51. The milestone was the culmination of 20 years…


Phoenix Theatre’s Applause! Gala Celebrates Rock ‘n’ Roll and Philanthropic Rockstars

The Phoenix Theatre Company’s December 10 Applause! Gala will celebrate Memphis Rock ‘n’ Roll and Phoenix philanthropic rockstars with signature cocktails, performances by “Million Dollar Quartet Christmas” celebrities Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley, and dinner catered by Valley standout MCatering. The event’s Honorary Co-Chairs are Martha and Wally Henkel. This…


Thousands Expected to Attend Hanukkah Events in the UAE

Photo courtesy  Khaleej Times Thousands are expected to attend Hanukkah events held in the United Arab Emirates, between Sunday, November 28 – December 5. Participants hail from all over the world, including: Bahrain, Canada, Israel, Europe, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South America, the United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States. Many Emiratis…


Hundreds of Jewish Communities Around the World to Host “Hanukkah Homecoming”

With people eager for community experiences, more than 300 congregations, JCCs, Federations, schools, camps, independent minyanim and Jewish organizations are mounting gatherings this Hanukkah marking a worldwide rededication of relational communities. Under the banner, Hanukkah Homecoming, events around the world are being held onsite and online November 28 – December 5, 2021, inviting those engaged and those…

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