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CJE accepting scholarship applications for Jewish camps

The Coalition for Jewish Education of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona is accepting applications for scholarships to Jewish overnight camps for the summer of 2017. The need-based camp scholarship is funded by the Mo and Frances Beren Family Scholarship Fund at the Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona.… Read more »

Local, national scholarships can help send kids to camp

The Coalition for Jewish Education of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona is accepting scholarship applications for a Jewish camp experience this summer. Any student currently attending Tucson Hebrew Academy or a religious school program in Southern Arizona is eligible to apply for this need-based scholarship. Funded by the… Read more »

Adult ed series to probe American Jewish experience

A new adult educational collaboration, “The Buzz,” will begin next month with a community discussion, “That’s Funny … You don’t LOOK Jewish: Being Jewish in America Today” with Amy Hirshberg Lederman. The series is a collaborative effort of the Coalition for Jewish Education of the Jewish Federation of Southern… Read more »

Tucson Jewish educators join forces with Phoenix for jump on new year

Tucson Jewish educators at a statewide conference in Phoenix Aug. 11. Bottom row (L-R): Teena Serlachini (Congregation Or Chadash), Rina Liebeskind (Or Chadash education director/Hebrew High); second row: Deborah Witchey and Ashley Hall (Or Chadash), Maya Collier, Hila Lamdan, Michaela Davenport and Page Confino (Congregation Chaverim), Justin Iaconis (Or Chadash); third row: David Weintraub (Or Chadash), Jason Moore (Chaverim), Cantor Janece Cohen and Cindy Weintraub (Or Chadash), Nancy Auslander (Congregation Anshei Israel), MeMe Aguila (Anshei Israel/Chaverim), Naomi Present (Chaverim education director), Daniella Bardack (Anshei Israel), Julie Unger Zorn and Scott Zorn (Or Chadash); fourth row: Oren Riback, Lily Peters, Rebecca Groff, Jared Erman and Caleb Groff (Or Chadash), Renee Hulsey (Anshei Israel), Noga Panai (Or Chadash/Hebrew High), Rabbi Ben Herman (Anshei Israel education director), Bryan Gordon (Anshei Israel); fifth row: Ariel Nadler (Or Chadash), Devin Hulsey (Anshei Israel)

On Sunday, Aug. 11, 34 Jewish educators and directors from the religious schools of Congregation Anshei Israel, Congregation Chaverim, Congregation Or Chadash and Tucson Hebrew High boarded a chartered bus for the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus in Scottsdale to join educators from around the state for the first… Read more »

Holocaust survivor to speak of ghettos, camps

Regina Gutman and Sam Spiegel wed under a chuppah at the Foehrenwald displaced persons camp in 1946. (Courtesy United States Holocaust Memorial Museum)

Regina Spiegel, a Holocaust survivor from Radom, Poland, currently living in Washington, D.C., will discuss her experiences in ghettos, forced labor and concentration camps, including Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen, on Sunday, Oct. 30, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The program, “Literature and Testimony,” presented by the Coalition for Jewish Education… Read more »