Tagged Gerd Strauss

Tucson B’nai B’rith properties safe havens for seniors

B’nai B’rith Covenant House residents display care packages made by children during the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s Super Extraordinary Sunday on Jan. 25 . (Back row, L-R): Solomon Steklov, Iosif Beskin, Gregoriy Tselnik; (front row): Sima Biznichuk, Tsilya Lipkina (Courtesy Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona)

Many Tucsonans are surprised to learn that the Jewish community sponsors not one but two nationally recognized independent housing communities for low and very low income seniors: B’nai B’rith Covenant House of Tucson and the Gerd & Inge Strauss Manor on Pantano. Both properties were the vision and work… Read more »

Jewish History Museum archiving treasures

The Jewish History Museum has begun cataloging and archiving artifacts in its permanent collection, thanks to partial funding from the Arizona Humanities Council. Photographs of many of the artifacts may be viewed on the museumís website, jewishhistorymuseum.org (click on the artifacts tab). Among the artifacts are over 40,000 paper… Read more »