In Focus

In Focus 8.11.17

(Marty Johnston, courtesy Weintraub Israel Center)

Israeli scouts entertain

More than 200 people enjoyed a performance by the Israel Scouts, part of the annual Tzofim Friendship Caravan U.S. tour, at the Tucson Jewish Community Center on Thursday, June 29. The scouts dance and sing songs in Hebrew and English. Founded in 1973, the first Caravan came to the United States to bring a message of hope and peace for Israel. 

[Itsik Roytman/JLI)

Chabad rabbi addresses educators

Rabbi Yehuda Ceitlin, outreach director of Chabad Tucson, was a featured presenter at the annual educators’ conference of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute at Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Monday, June 26. “If you are passionate about what you teach, students will connect their passion to yours, and the result is wonderful,” he told the 500 participants.