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Business Briefs 2.9.18

ORI GREEN (left) and ORAIA REID have joined the JEWISH COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA. Green, a legacy officer for the JCF, has lived in Tucson since the 1980s. For the past three years, she served as Tucson’s Jewish community concierge. Reid, a JCF marketing and legacy officer, moved to Tucson from New York City, where she was the founding executive director of a nonprofit called RightRides for Women’s Safety from 2004-2012. She returned to college in 2012 and graduated from Columbia University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in urban studies.


JEWISH FAMILY & CHILDREN’S SERVICES will receive a grant from The Jewish Federations of North America through its Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care. When combined with matching funds, the award will enable $94,227 in new programming for survivors, including a Russian-speaking behavioral health care practitioner for survivors from the former Soviet Union.


THE TUCSON JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER has appointed Josh Shenker as director of children, youth and camping services. Shenker graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in Judaic studies and nonprofit management. He was the camp director at the Weinstein Jewish Community Center in Richmond, Virginia, for four years.