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StandWithUs Commends Arizona for Landmark Antisemitism Legislation

StandWithUs commends the state of Arizona for overwhelmingly passing (by a 49-4 vote) important legislation to help confront antisemitic crimes and discrimination. By passing HB 2675 on April 19, 2022, Arizona now joins the ranks of Florida, Iowa, South Carolina, and Tennessee in codifying the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism and making sure it is taken into account by state authorities…

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IN HONOR OF THE REBBE’S BIRTHDAY – A HISTORIC BILL IS SIGNED IN ARIZONA

Yesterday, history was made in Arizona — and, in large part, due to Congregation Beth Tefillah of Scottsdale, Arizona! After months of tireless work by Rabbi Pinchas Allouche, attorney Adam Kwasman, and Arizona Representative Alma Hernandez, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed into law, just yesterday, Arizona House Bill 2707, also known as “the moment of silence…

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T Lungwitz is the new Pres. of ADI Negev-Nahalat Eran’s International Board

After working in healthcare for more than 30 years and owning her own healthcare business, T Lungwitz is continuing to serve others by stepping into the role of President of the International Board of Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF-USA) affiliate, ADI Negev-Nahalat Eran (ADI Negev) — an expansive rehabilitative village in southern Israel that provides a…

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Two hundred attend StandWithUs event at CBT

Two Hundred concerned citizens gathered together Sunday night, March 27th at Congregation Beth Tefillah to hear from key staff members of StandWithUs.   The group was made up of various Jewish community members and Christian supporters.  It was indeed heart-warming to see the Evangelical Sisterhood of Mary with their Israeli flags waving.  The evening started with a lovely outside…

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The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Phoenix sues Arizona over gas executions

By Michael McDanielCourthouse News Service The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Phoenix is asking a state court to declare executions by cyanide gas — the same gas used to murder people during the Holocaust — unconstitutional. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Maricopa County Superior Court, the plaintiffs say using cyanide in executions, as the state…

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Tucson JCC  introduces interactive Inclusion exhibit 

 February is Jewish Disabilities Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion Month, during which the Tucson Jewish Community Center will introduce its community to the Eight Guiding Principles of Inclusion through an interactive exhibit housed throughout the J beginning Feb 20 through the end of the month. Recently developed by the JCC Association of North America with help…

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