Tagged Abe Chanin

Employee from the ’60s recalls almost seven decades of Post, community

Marcie Sutland drew this illustration in 1966, highlighting the Tucson Jewish community’s annual fundraising campaign and its volunteer leaders.

It was a combination of dry desert air and the Arizona Jewish Post that brought Marcie Sutland’s family to Tucson more than 60 years ago. “When we were deciding to come out West” in the late 1940s, “I wrote to the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and somehow I got… Read more »

Abe Chanin, former AJP publisher, Star sports editor, dies

Abe Chanin, a former publisher of the Arizona Jewish Post, longtime Arizona Daily Star sports editor, University of Arizona professor, author and historian, died Feb. 1 in Albuquer­que, N.M. He was 92. Mr. Chanin co-published the Arizona Post, as it was then known, with his wife, Mildred, from 1956… Read more »