Tagged Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Abraham Lackow

Abraham Lackow, 93, died July 11, 2020. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on Oct. 14, 1926. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and graduated from Brooklyn College as a biology major after his service. He served as a docent at the… Read more »

THA STEM, health fests to offer fun, knowledge

Cuddle a cockroach, go nose to nose with a skunk, or fly a drone. It’s kids’ choice at Tucson Hebrew Academy’s 4th Annual STEM Festival, Sunday, March 18. STEM encompasses science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The free, family fun fair will offer 50 different exhibits with hands-on activities or… Read more »

Tikkun olam: Deborah Howard Jacob

Deborah Howard Jacob

Deborah Howard Jacob keeps a relatively low profile. For someone so involved in the Tucson community, her name doesn’t ring a lot of bells with Google. But to the people she helps and to those who know her work, Jacob’s name looms large. “She is kindness and caring personified!,”… Read more »

STEM fest at THA will offer kids hands-on experiences

At one of the Tucson Hebrew Academy STEM festival’s student-run booths, students play Dance Dance Revolution by completing circuits with their feet. (Phillip McCauley/THA)

Tucson Hebrew Academy will hold its second annual family-friendly STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Festival on Sunday, April 3, with expanded hours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the THA campus, 3888 E. River Road. Presented by THA’s STEM program, led by science teacher Jennifer Lehrfeld, the… Read more »