Business Briefs

Business briefs 7.1.11

THE TUCSON JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER announced its 2011-2012 board of directors at its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 3. The officers are Tom Warne, chair; Barney Holtzman, vice chair; Ed Rogoff, vice chair; Jill Rosenzweig, vice chair; Jeff Silvyn, vice chair; Mary Cochran Wolk, vice chair; Stuart Shatken, secretary;… Read more »

Business briefs 6.17.11

CONGREGATION ANSHEI ISRAEL has hired MICHAEL LANDY as executive director. Landy has a 25-year history of working with nonprofit Jewish communal agencies, with a focus on fundraising and marketing. He was recognized by the North American Association of Synagogue Executives as a Fellow in Synagogue Administration in 2006. Before… Read more »

Business briefs 6.3.11

AMY HIRSHBERG LEDERMAN won an Arizona Press Club 2010 first place award for “Best Column Writing” for her columns in the ARIZONA JEWISH POST. The judge commented, “Consistent voice, thoughtful pieces that begin with small situations that she turns to universal truths. It’s rare to see this kind of… Read more »

Business briefs 5.20.11

SHARON GLASSBERG, director of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona Coalition for Jewish Education, and BRENDA LANDAU, director of the JFSA Jewish Community Relations Council, facilitated a Jewish American Heritage Month presentation, “An American Journey,” for the Tucson branch of U.S. Customs and Border Protection on May 18. The… Read more »

Business briefs 5.6.11

MYRON ROTTENSTEIN, vice president — investments at UBS FINANCIAL SERVICES, has been named to Barron’s Top 1000 Financial Advisers List. Rottenstein, who joined UBS Financial Services in 1990, has 27 years’ experience in the securities industry. He is an institutional consultant with UBS, a certified financial planner and a… Read more »

Business briefs 4.22.11

CONGREGATION M’KOR HAYIM, led by Rabbi Helen Cohn, has moved to the campus of Tucson Hebrew Academy. M’kor Hayim will hold Shabbat evening services in the THA Beit Midrash on the second and fourth Fridays of each month at 7 p.m., beginning April 22. Torah study will be held… Read more »

Business briefs 4.8.11

CHOICE GREENS has opened a new outlet, Choice Greens Express, at the Tucson Mall. BASHAS’ will donate 10 cents to the Desert Southwest Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for every case of Bashas’ water sold through June 30. THE JEWISH COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA installed KERI… Read more »

Business briefs 3.25.11

MORT TULLER and HOWARD TULLER of TULLER TROPHY AND AWARDS were featured in an article in the industry magazine, Recognition Review, which focused on successful family businesses.… Read more »

Business briefs 3.11.11

BORDEN PHYSICAL THERAPY has added Ruth Edwards, PT, to the staff. Edwards, a graduate of the University of North Carolina, has more than 30 years experience as a manual therapist, with a background in orthopedics, sports medicine and geriatrics. The office, located at 4544 E. Camp Lowell, may be… Read more »

Business briefs 2.25.11

HILLEL LEVY has been appointed vice president of leadership and principal giving at the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona. He was previously the senior vice president for campaign at the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona and most recently executive director of Handmaker Foundation. Levy moved to Tucson… Read more »

Business briefs 2.11.11

TUCSON HEBREW ACADEMY’s board of trustees recently appointed ARTHUR YAVELBERG as Head of School. Yavelberg, who has worked in Jewish day school teaching and administration for 30 years, received his master’s degree in educational administration from Northeastern Illinois University and another master’s in Jewish philosophy from the Jewish Theological… Read more »

Business briefs 1.14.11

JEWISH FAMILY & CHILDREN’S SERVICES OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA has received a $10,000 donation from The Wings Like Eagles Foundation to help girls and young women in its “Project Safe Place” program for victims of abuse.  Project Safe Place has already served 500 clients ages 8 to 18. The Wings… Read more »

Business briefs 12.10.10

Father and son, S.L. (“SI”) SCHORR and ANDREW D. SCHORR, partners at Lewis and Roca, have each been named a “Lawyer of the Year 2011” by “Best Lawyers.” Si Schorr was named Tucson land use & zoning lawyer of the year, and Andrew Schorr was named Tucson real estate… Read more »

Business briefs 11.26.10

SHARON MEGDAL, director of the Water Resources Research Center at the University of Arizona, attended the third biannual Drylands, Deserts, & Desertification Conference earlier this month at the Sede Boqer Campus of the Ben-Gurion University, where she gave three lectures. A plenary lecture covered “Restoration Success Stories from Arizona.”… Read more »

Business briefs 10.29.10

The board of directors of JEWISH FAMILY & CHILDREN’S SERVICES honored THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA as its donor of the year at its annual meeting on Oct. 11. JFCS also inducted its 2011 board. Officers are Elizabeth Weiner-Schulman, chair; Jill Rosenzweig, chair-elect; Bruce Beyer, immediate past chair;… Read more »

Business briefs 10.15.10

GREEN FIELDS COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL presented each of its 50 high school students an Apple MacBook last month complete with the Google Apps suite, and added five iMacs for its media arts program, five SMART Boards and two webcams. JLAB AUDIO, a headphones company owned by Tucsonan Josh Rosenfield,… Read more »

Business briefs 10.1.10

BOBBI PALEY, NCCTM has received professional accreditation as a Newfield Certified Coach from Newfield Network’s “The Art and Practice of Ontological Coaching” program in Boulder, Colo. Paley maintains a private practice offering individual coaching and group workshops. Call 955-1440 or visit www. bobbipaley.com. JEWISH ARIZONANS ON CAMPUS, which partners… Read more »

Business briefs 9.17.10

The COMMUNITY FOOD BANK, the beneficiary of the Jewish community’s annual “Project Isaiah” drive to collect food and monetary donations around the High Holidays, was named one of the nation’s “Top 10 Slam Dunk Charities” by Charity Navigator, the national independent charity evaluator. The top 10 charities were honored… Read more »

Business briefs – 8/20/10

ESTER LEUTENBERG has co-authored “The GriefWork Companion: Activities for Healing,” her first self-help book for the general public. She is coauthor of a series of books for therapists to use with clients, including “Discovering Your Spiritual Path Workbook” and “The Conflict Resolution Workbook.” Her upcoming book signings include Borders,… Read more »

Business Briefs – 8/6/10

MARLENE BURNS and KEN MIRMAN have created KAVANAH PRESS, a printing company that will reproduce Burns’ Hebrew prayer painting series as greeting cards, prints and giclée reproductions. They will offer fundraising opportunities to synagogues and will donate a portion of local sales to Jewish community needs. They may be… Read more »