Tagged Mae Bloom Handmaker

At jubilee, Handmaker looks to past success, new collaboration

I.H. “Murf” and Mae Handmaker started the process for a Jewish geriatric home in Tucson in the 1950s.

Handmaker Jewish Services for the Aging is celebrating its 50th anniversary jubilee with a black-tie gala next month. Hirsch Handmaker, a physician in Phoenix, remembers how his parents, Mae and I. H. “Murf” Handmaker, came up with the idea for a Jewish geriatric home in Tucson. “My maternal grandmother,… Read more »