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Yeta Weston

YetYeta Bart Weston, 104, died March 4, 2020. Mrs. Weston was the oldest of three girls born in Brooklyn, New York to Ester and Laser Bart. She and her husband, Dr. Aaron S. Weston, who predeceased her in 2008, spent their first 80-plus years in New York. Aaron practiced… Read more »

Three crack, eight bam, seven dot … mah jongg!

A mojito toast from Young Women’s Cabinet members (L-R) Simone Krame, Jennifer Selco, Kathy Gerst, Jenny Rothschild, Katie Stellitano-Rosen, Rachel Jarrett

Mah jongg, the centuries-old tile game of Chinese origin, is a favorite pastime for American Jewish women. A fad in the United States in the 1920s, it regained popularity in 1937 when a group of Jewish women formed the National Mah Jongg League based in New York City. Each… Read more »

Green Valley Jews to celebrate center’s 20th

Cyrel Bandy

The Beth Shalom Temple Center, serving Green Valley and Sahuarita, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a full weekend of activities beginning on Nov. 20. Located at 1751 N. Rio Mayo in Green Valley, the Temple Center is the successor to a grassroots organization that began in the early… Read more »

Green Valley to dedicate Holocaust memorial

The memorial stone to be dedicated Jan. 29 reads ‘Remembering the Victims of the Holocaust’

Beth Shalom Temple Center of Green Valley will host a free community gathering in honor of International Holocaust Remem­brance Day on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Green Valley Mortuary and Cemetery, 18751 S. La Canada Dr. The program will feature historical perspectives, readings, poetry,… Read more »

Green Valley men’s club to host movies

The Men’s Club of Beth Shalom Temple Center has launched a free “Offbeat Film Retrospective,” with screenings on the first and third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. Many of the films reflect the Jewish experience in the diaspora, directly or indirectly, says men’s club president Merle Sobol.… Read more »