Gal-entine’s Day

By Jennifer Starrett My mom and sister are two of the most amazing and supportive people I have in my life. I am lucky to call them family and friends and the three of us spend lots of time together. Even though some of our interests may vary, we always strive to find...
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Mazel Squad Goals

Sponsored By Jennifer Starrett The Urban Dictionary defines squad as, “an informal group of individuals with a common identity and a sense of solidarity.” Well, I don’t know about you, but I have a few squads I roll with based on this definition. As...
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Party With A Purpose

Sponsored If you are a young professional in the Jewish community, chances are you have been to Mazelpalooza a time or two. For the past 18 years, Mazelpalooza has been the place to be on Christmas Eve. The “party with a purpose” attracts young...
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All About Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a Jewish, eight-day celebration known by many as the “festival of lights.” It is celebrated by lighting the menorah each night, eating fried foods like latkas and donuts and singing and playing with friends and family. Hanukkah is celebrated to commemorate...
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A Day of Inspiration

By Jennifer Starrett Last Sunday, I had the opportunity to attend The BJE Phoenix’s 13th Annual Women’s Symposium with about 100 women from around The Valley. Having never attended this event before, I didn’t really know what to expect and was exited...
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Mazel Squad Goals

Sponsored By Jennifer Starrett The Urban Dictionary defines squad as, “an informal group of individuals with a common identity and a sense of solidarity.” Well, I don’t know about you, but I have a few squads I roll with based on this definition. As...
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How Do You ‘Jew’?

Sponsored By Jennifer Starrett Recently I attended the kick-off event of the 41st Annual Passages Series presented by the Bureau of Jewish Education. The evening featured Professor Aaron J. Hahn Tapper who spoke about his book, “Judaism – A 21st Century...
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Keeping Cool

By Jennifer Starrett Even though today is officially the first day of Summer, the heat in Phoenix has been no joke already with temps reaching well above 100 for awhile now. Keeping cool while entertaining my three-year-old hasn’t been easy, but I have found a...
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Raising Women

By Jennifer Starrett A little over a year ago, I found out I was pregnant for the second time. I had an amazing 2 1/2-year-old son, and I was so excited that he would be getting a sibling. When I found out a few months later that the baby I was carrying was a girl, I...
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Styling at Mazel

Sponsored Next week, more than 1000 of your closest friends will gather together for the party of the year: Mazelpalooza. You already have your tickets (if not, buy them now and save from having to spend more at the door!) and have made plans on who you are sharing...
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Gal-entine’s Day

By Jennifer Starrett My mom and sister are two of the most amazing and supportive people I have in my life. I am lucky to call them family and friends and the three of us spend lots of time together. Even though some of our interests may vary, we always strive to find...
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More than Just Trees

By Susan Farber (Sponsored) Although I have always been VERY pro-Israel, I never was involved with JNF; I thought they were the “tree people”… that all changed the summer of 2014, when Israel was under missile attack by Hamas. JNF organized a special “Solidarity...
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All About Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a Jewish, eight-day celebration known by many as the “festival of lights.” It is celebrated by lighting the menorah each night, eating fried foods like latkas and donuts and singing and playing with friends and family. Hanukkah is celebrated to commemorate...
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How I ended my 17-year relationship

By Gelie Akhenblit To be completely honest, I wasn’t sober when it finally happened. It was at the end of  Erin’s birthday party that I organized in 2015, after all our friends left. I remember the day of the party … I went through the motions of everything, but I so...
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Party With A Purpose

Sponsored If you are a young professional in the Jewish community, chances are you have been to Mazelpalooza a time or two. For the past 18 years, Mazelpalooza has been the place to be on Christmas Eve. The “party with a purpose” attracts young...
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