Tagged LEAF

Gerald Nathanson

Gerald Nathanson, 80, died March 22, 2017. Mr. Nathanson was born in Detroit, Mich. He was the founder and/or CEO of Midland Sales, Jefferson Wards, JM Fields, McCrory and Pay N Save, many of which were multibillion dollar businesses. He ended his business career as the owner/CEO of Tattoo… Read more »

Federation surpasses Super Sunday, LEAF goals

Kathy Unger, chair of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona board, makes calls on Super Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011.

The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona exceeded its Super Sunday phone-a-thon goal of $150,000 on Jan. 30, raising $194,967 toward its 2011 Campaign, with $17,295 of this total going to the Local Emergency Assistance Fund. Over 150 volunteers turned out for the event at the Tucson Jewish Community Center,… Read more »

Super Sunday volunteers to stress local needs

Volunteer Angie Goorman makes calls at the JFSA Super Sunday phone-a-thon on Jan. 31, 2010

On Sunday, Jan. 30, members of Southern Arizona’s Jewish community will have their annual opportunity to change the world with one phone call, as hundreds of volunteers with the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s Super Sunday phone-a-thon call Tucsonans to raise funds for the JFSA 2011 Community Campaign. Super… Read more »

Students’ ‘613 Coins’ program to aid LEAF

Hebrew High student Alyssa Silva with tzedekah box

Students from Tucson Hebrew High and six religious schools are participating in the “613 Coins and Counting!” campaign to raise funds for LEAF, the Local Emergency Assistance Fund, which helps local Jewish families in need with housing costs, food, job placement and more. Their efforts, which began Jan. 9,… Read more »