Tagged Gary Kippur

Memorials, music and service: Locals make the most of summer

(L-R): Jane Ash, Gary Kippur, Tandy Kippur, and Bruce Ash at the American cemetery in Normandy on the anniversary of D-Day.

D-Day commemoration cruise Bruce and Jane Ash and Gary and Tandy Kippur traveled together on the National WWII Museum 75th anniversary of D-Day cruise. They were part of a University of Arizona Alumni Association contingent, with other schools also represented. Before boarding the ship in Amsterdam, they visited the… Read more »

Kippur to be honored at JFSA Men’s Night Out

Gary Kippur

The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s annual Men’s Night Out event is getting a new format this year. There will be no keynote speaker for the event on Tuesday, April 9. Instead, it will begin at 6 p.m. in the Tucson Jewish Community Center Sculpture Garden with a whiskey… Read more »

Tucsonan inducted as AEPi supreme master

Tucsonan Jeffrey H. Jacobson speaks at Alpha Epsilon Pi's 105th International Convention Banquet in Phoenix, Aug. 11.

Jeffrey H. Jacobson, a Tucson attorney, became the 74th supreme master at Alpha Epsilon Pi’s 105th International Convention in Phoenix in August. “AEPi has been everything to me. From my Jewish identity to friendships and relationships to my leadership skills and my desire to give back to the community.… Read more »

Carolyn Hein

Carolyn Rosen Kippur Hein, 84, died July 30, 2017. Mrs. Hein was born in Denver and was active in the Jewish community there, including organizing the first ORT chapter, volunteering for BMH/BJ (a modern Orthodox synagogue), and fundraising for Yeshiva Toras Chayim. Mrs. Hein was predeceased by her son… Read more »

Retired businessman takes car hobby to new level with Tucson Auto Museum

Wayne Gould with his 1961 Messerschmitt KR200, made from airplane parts, at the Tucson Auto Museum (Karen Schaffner/AJP)

Some men go fishing when they retire. Some play golf. When Wayne Gould sold his steel bar manufacturing company and retired, he opened a car museum. “It started out as a man cave in a smaller building,” Gould says. “I retired and I wanted to pick up a couple… Read more »

Matching grant helps JFSA Campaign boost goal

Gary Kippur

The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona is set to begin its 2014 Community Campaign next month with a goal of $3.5 million, an increase from last year’s goal of $3.36 million. One boost for this year’s campaign, says Campaign Chair Gary Kippur, is a matching grant for new or… Read more »