Yom HaShoah Commemoration

The Phoenix Holocaust Association will hold its annual communitywide Yom HaShoah Commemoration to honor the memory of those who perished during the Holocaust and recognize those who survived. The virtual event will be held on April 11, 2021 at 1 pm. The theme of the program is: Holocaust Education, Inspiring the Next Generation. This year’s…


SCC to host Genocide Awareness Week one last time

Photo: painting by artist Robert Sutz April is Genocide Prevention and Awareness Month, and Scottsdale Community College will once again present its Genocide Awareness Week conference. This event “seeks to address how we, as a global society, confront violent actions and current and ongoing threats of genocide throughout the world, while also looking to the…


Acts of Resistance: Love Stories of the Holocaust

Photo: A wedding photo of Holocaust survivors married in the Weiden displaced persons camp in 1947. US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of William and Helen Luksenburg In celebration of love and friendship on Valentine’s Day this weekend, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will be presenting its forthcoming Facebook Live virtual event on exploring how love during…


A Tale of Two Jewish Super Bowl Linemen

Photo: Mitchell Schwartz, left, and Ali Marpet are two of the NFL’s few Jewish players. Here’s a football bet you probably could’ve gotten long odds on before the season started: each Super Bowl team having a Jewish offensive lineman. Both are standout players, but only one — Ali Marpet, a sixth-year pro for the Tampa…


A new-fashioned 4th of July

The Fourth of July is one of those summer holidays synonymous with large crowds gathering to swim, eat and watch fireworks. Unfortunately, this year due to COVID-19 those celebrations look a little different. There are opportunities to go to a “drive-in” style fireworks show across the Valley or maybe you’re lucky to be able to…


The Cosanti Foundation Announces “Ring for Hope”

Photo courtesy the Cosanti Foundation “Ring the bells that still can ring, Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything, That’s how the light gets in” – Singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen Amid concerns and restrictions due to COVID-19, the Cosanti Foundation in Paradise Valley is hosting a special “Ring for Hope” virtual event…

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