Tagged Ben’s Bells

Business briefs 9.14.18

The Tucson Jewish Community Center is holding a September promotion, “State of the Heart Community.” All new members who join in September can direct half of their first month’s dues to one of three charities:  Ben’s Bells, Literacy Connects, and Youth on Their Own. For more information, visit www.tucsonjcc.org/heart.… Read more »

Naomi Grace Holtzman

NAOMI GRACE HOLTZMAN, daughter of Barney and Kyra Holtzman, will celebrate becoming a bat mitzvah on March 25, 2017 at Congregation Chaverim. She is the granddaughter of Barbara Holtzman and the late Stuart Holtzman of Tucson, and Michael and Linda Padden of Anchorage, Alaska. Naomi attends Orange Grove Middle… Read more »

Business briefs 5.31.13

GILA SILVERMAN won a first place award from the Arizona Press Club for non-metro social issues reporting for her article in the Dec. 28, 2012 edition of the ARIZONA JEWISH POST, “Be kind: Ben’s Bells replace dreidel for Winterhaven Festival of Lights.”  The judge wrote, “This easily could have… Read more »

Be Kind: Winterhaven Festival of Lights, December 2012

The Silverman family's kindness yard at night in Winterhaven (Gila Silverman)

I live in a neighborhood known for its Christmas festival. Several years ago, I wrote an essay for this paper, describing our decision to build a giant dreidel for the festival, and reflecting on the experience of living here. That essay ended with this thought: Sometimes a giant dreidel… Read more »