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Congratulations to the Moral Courage Essay Winners

This year’s first-place winner of the Anti-Defamation League Arizona’s Herb Goldberg Moral Courage Essay Contest for 2021 is Emma Schwarz, a 10th grader at Verde Valley School in Sedona. Her essay, “A Generational Legacy” won her a $2,500 scholarship. Read her essay here. The annual essay contest was created by the Goldberg Foundation to honor…


What Makes a Family?

As school lets out, PJ Library offers an inclusively curated picture book list to keep kids engaged and reading all summer What makes a family a family? In Hebrew, mishpacha means family – and it’s not just a word, but a value to embrace as well. And families come in all sorts of shapes, sizes,…


OneTable Opens In-Person Shabbat Dinners

OneTable, an organization that empowers people in their 20s and 30s to envision new rituals and build community through Shabbat dinner, is reopening with indoor dinners of up to ten guests as it marks its 500,000th dinner guest, including repeat engagers, since its founding in 2014. As the pandemic wanes, young adults are eager to…


“Birthright Israel Excel” Welcomes 56 Participants to Israel from Nine Countries

Photo courtesy Birthright Israel Excel The business leadership fellowship program “Birthright Israel Excel” officially opened June 6 at a festive event held at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange building. Marking the 10-year anniversary of the prestigious program. This year’s cohort includes participants from all over the world: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, England, France and the UK,…


Israeli-based CP Technologies Opens HQ in Prescott

Photo: CP Technologies held a ribbon cutting to open its North American HQ in Prescott on June 9, 2021. CP Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of standard and custom rugged computer hardware, announced it opened the newly constructed CP North American headquarters at 2620 Deep Well Ranch Road in Prescott, Arizona in a ribbon-cutting ceremony…

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