Tagged Kathryn Unger

Haley Melissa Zorn

Haley Melissa Zorn, the daughter of Scott and Julie Zorn, celebrated her bat mitzvah on Saturday, March 17 at Temple Israel, in Akron, Ohio. She is the granddaughter of David and Kathryn Unger of Tucson, formerly of Akron, the late Harold Zorn and Adele Zorn of Las Vegas. Haley… Read more »

Journalist David Gregory to speak on spiritual path at JFCS event

David Gregory

David Gregory, political analyst for CNN and author, says reconnecting with Judaism centered his life in the right way. Gregory’s book, “How’s Your Faith? An Unlikely Spiritual Journey,” is an autobiographical tale about his return to faith in adulthood. Simon & Schuster published the book in September 2015. “The… Read more »

Irving Olson, artist, world traveler, dies at 102

Irving J. Olson, 102, entrepreneur, photographer and philanthropist, died at his home in Oro Valley on Oct. 1, 2016. Born on Nov. 26, 1913, in New Britain, Conn., he chalked up the first of many lifetime achievements: recognition by the governor as the heaviest newborn in Connecticut that year… Read more »

JFSA names nominees for officers, board of directors

The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s board development committee, chaired by Eric Schindler, has recommended the following slate of officers for the 2016-2017 program year: Tom Warne, chair of the board; Eric Schindler, vice chair/board development; Helaine Levy, vice chair; Jim Wezelman, treasurer/secretary; Kathryn Unger, immediate past chair.  Also… Read more »

On Israel mission, JFSA women strengthen ties

At the Ethiopian Cultural Center in Beit Shean, Israel, Nina Isaac (left) and Sandi Henderson watch as Lyana Rotstein, tour guide for the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona Women’s Philanthropy mission, and Chava Alamo display traditional breads. (Courtesy Melissa Goldfinger)

For Nina Isaac, the impact of spending 10 days in Israel with Jewish women from Tucson and around the United States was brought into sharp contrast after she spent the next three days in Dubai, training Muslim nurses. “It was a huge shift, being in Israel, the land of… Read more »