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Philanthropist. It’s not a big word. It’s YOU!

By Gail Baer When we consider the word “philanthropist,” we often picture someone older with extreme financial wealth. Although this is certainly one type of philanthropist, the truth is…anyone can be a philanthropist because we all have the ability to care about and give something of ourselves to others. The word “philanthropy” comes from the Greek word…

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No Matter What, Israel Will Continue to Grow and Prosper

By Deb Rochford It was Israel’s first Prime Minister and Zionist icon, David Ben-Gurion, who said, “In Israel, in order to be a realist, you must believe in miracles.” No quote better encapsulates the attitude Israelis and their supporters have, an indefatigable spirit that recognizes that regardless of how things appear at the time, Israel…

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Oh, the places our packages go

Photo: Rabbi Yossie Shemtov delivers food boxes. Rabbi Yehuda Ceitlin of Chabad Tucson shares a story of a middle-aged Jewish woman who reached out when she was in need of kosher food for Pesach and how we never realize how our actions impact others. From Rabbi Ceitlin: She had been in touch with Rabbi Ephraim…

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Women in Business Spotlight

Photo: Ellie Friedman Sacks. Photo by Karianne Munstedt. Photographer Karianne Munstedt did a photoshoot with  Ellie Friedman Sacks, Executive Director of Jewish Free Loan and then featured her in her Women in Business Spotlight. The following is a Q&A Karianne shared: 𝗪𝗵𝘆 𝗱𝗶𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗶𝗻𝗱𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗿𝘆? I think a part of…

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Moses was the Best… Sponsor?

  Passover Symbolism Through the Lens of Addiction and Recovery By Hannah Prager “Egypt is not just a geographical place. Egypt is a state of being. It’s a state of mind.” said Rabbi Mendy Lipskier. When we celebrate Passover, there is a commandment for us to see ourselves as if we’re leaving Egypt today. Egypt,…

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Handmaker senior care facility changes ownership

Photo: The Rubin AL Building at Handmaker in Tucson Carmen Duarte for Arizona Daily Star Handmaker, a senior community that offers independent and assisted living and skilled nursing, opened nearly 60 years ago thanks to a husband’s promise to his dying wife. Isador “Murf” Handmaker was one of the founders of the skilled nursing facility,…

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Why is this wine different from all other wines?

Photo: After establishing a line of kosher wines produced in the Upper Galilee, NBA All-Star Amaré Stoudemire expands his offerings to California in collaboration with Herzog Wine Cellars. With Passover just around the corner (starting sundown on March 27), many people choose to serve wines that are kosher-certified. So, just how different is kosher wine…

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