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U.S. House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Fund Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense System

Today, the leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (Orthodox Union), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, applauded the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the bipartisan Iron Dome Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2022 (H.R. 5323), which provides $1 billion to replenish Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system to help the Jewish State continue…


Andrea Arkow Joins Jewish Family & Children’s Service

Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS), has announced that Andrea Arkow is the new Director of Philanthropy & Donor Engagement. As part of the Philanthropic Services team, Arkow will be responsible for generating annual, major and planned gifts to support Jewish Family & Children’s Service mission and vision. Additionally, she will manage the JFCS Professional Leadership…


Book Explores Life of Only Hispanic Governor of Arizona

Tucson resident Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford’s inspirational bilingual “flip” book for intermediate readers, Raulito: The First Latino Governor of Arizona /El primer gobernador latino de Arizona, recounts the life story of Raúl H. Castro, who was elected the first Mexican-American governor of Arizona in 1974. As a boy growing up in Arizona in the 1920s and…


Recipes to Break the Fast

  Homemade Gravlax Eating lox this time of year connects our own process of “teshuvah” with salmon’s seasonal “return.” GET THE RECIPE     More-Vegetable-Than-Egg Frittata This simple frittata — just eggs, vegetables, fresh herbs and a little Parmesan if you’re feeling luxurious — is proof that eating well doesn’t have to be deprivational. It…


Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, PJ Library and Tovah Feldshuh To Commemorate Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Yahrzeit with Musical Read-Along

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, along with partners PJ Library, announced a collaboration with Broadway star Tovah Feldshuh to commemorate Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s upcoming Yahrzeit. Feldshuh, who originated the role of Ginsburg on stage in the play Sisters-in-Law, will bring her talent to the smallest screen in an all-ages read-along of Debbie Levy’s I Dissent: Ruth…


Apple Recipes for Rosh Hashanah

  Apple-Filled Star Challah Family and guests will ooh and aah over this beautiful Rosh HaShanah challah, which tastes as good as it looks! GET THE RECIPE       Caramelized Onion and Apple Tarts with Gruyère and Thyme Every holiday celebration needs an easy and elegant appetizer to keep guests satisfied until the main…

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