Tagged David Graizbord

Local, Israeli experts to discuss modern Israel at NW symposium

David Graizbord

Editor’s note: This event has been postponed until November due the spread of COVID-19. The Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona have canceled all public events through April 16 out of an abundance of caution.   Israeli politics, water scarcity, and medical advances will highlight “Israel… Read more »

Preparing for elections, for the third time

As I go around the community in Tucson, many people ask me what I think about Israeli politics. Who is going to “win,” what will the future look like, plus questions about how our political system with its many parties works and how it relates to the world and… Read more »

In Focus 1.20.17

Long Realty helps Federation make a difference at Homer Davis Elementary School Long Realty Cares Foundation recently gave the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona a grant to acquire school spirit shirts for “Making A Difference Every Day: The Homer Davis Project,” a program of the JFSA Jewish Community Relations… Read more »

Jewish life in Europe focus of Green Valley exhibit, talk

The art gallery at the Beth Shalom Temple Center in Green Valley is presenting “Visiting Your Roots,” featuring photographs and pamphlets from recent trips to Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Poland, through Feb. 15. Photographs from BSTC members, family and friends highlight memorials, camps, synagogues and museums.… Read more »

UA professor will probe Kabbalah at Hadassah lunch

David Graizbord

David Graizbord, Ph.D., associate professor of Judaic studies at the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies, will present “Kaballah, What is it, Really and What does it Matter (Especially if You are Not a Hasid or Neo-Hasid)” at a Hadassah Southern Arizona luncheon on Sunday, March 17 at noon at… Read more »

Classes to explore Israel, past and present

The Weintraub Israel Center and Temple Emanu-El will present “Israel: Past and Present,” a five-week adult education series beginning Feb. 4. Classes will meet at Temple Emanu-El on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. The topics are: Feb. 4: “Israel’s Cultures, Past and Present” with Ken Miller, University of Arizona staff… Read more »