The state wants to avoid potential lawsuits and follows Texas with its amendmenthttps://www.jta.org/quick-reads/arizona-eases-ban-on-com.
“People were yelling at us for being Jews, and for not being Jews the way they want us to be Jews.”
“A restriction of one’s ability to participate in collective calls to oppose Israel unquestionably burdens the protected expression of companies.”
Your guide to Jewish life at Arizona - academics, kosher dining, Hillel, Chabad, Israel activities, anti-Semitism and more!
Your guide to Jewish life at ASU - academics, kosher dining, Hillel, Chabad, Israel activities, anti-Semitism and more!
Name: Congregation Anshei Israel
Address: 5550 East 5th Street, Tucson, AZ 85711
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 500-700
What percentage of members are older than 50? Unknown
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? 125-150 people Friday night and Saturday
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 3 hours
Shabbat dress code: Business casual to formal
Daily services? Yes
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? Yes
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes
Language of service: Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English
Children’s programming: Yes, different services depending upon age group
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes. Accessible bathrooms, ramp up to bimah
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? Unknown
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? Everyone is equal
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? Everyone is equal.
“He dealt with the worst of people and individuals, but always found a way to see the best in the people around him.” a rabbi said.
A man suspected of killing six people, including a noted Jewish psychiatrist who advised prosecutors in high-profile murders, killed himself
The sign in Pinal County early on Friday morning was altered to read “Hail Hitler.”
The Arizona law passed in March 2016 requires that any company contracting with the state submit a certification that it is not boycotting Israel.