Events

God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine

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Victoria Sweet

Mark your calendars for the VIP reception + public talk “God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine” at 5:30pm March 29th with prize-winning historian Victoria Sweet, MD, an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine from the University of California, San Francisco. The events are part of the Jewish Federation… Read more »

JFCS at Tucson Festival of Books

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We hope you will visit us in Booth 244 March 11-12 from 9:30am – 5:30pm at the Tucson Festival of Books on the University of Arizona campus. We will again highlight the JFCS-produced book “To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona.” Visitors to the JFCS booth also will have an opportunity to create Passover greeting cards… Read more »

Holocaust Survivors to Tell Their Stories

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Please join us at 11am on Fri., Jan. 27, 2017 to hear the personal stories of five local Holocaust Survivors who will be sharing excerpts from the book “To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona.” They will relate their first-hand accounts of survival during one of the world’s worst periods in history. This reading is… Read more »

Free Holiday Festival for Kids with Dr. Gulshan Sethi

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Drop by for a little holiday magic! Thursday, December 29, 2016 3:00-5:00 pm Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Southern Arizona 4301 E. 5th St. in Tucson  Featuring the “Sultan of Fun” with “Princess Neelam”  and other amazing performers   Special guest Dr. Gulshan Sethi, heart surgeon and laughter therapy expert, will make you smile!    … Read more »

To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona

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To Tell Our Stories

Holocaust Survivors whose autobiographical stories are featured in the JFCS-produced book To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona will read excerpts from their stories and answer questions. Book co-editors Richard Fenwick and Raisa Moroz will discuss the evolution of the book at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at the Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Rd. in… Read more »

Mel Sherman lecture: “Embracing Culture & Traditions at End of Life”

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“Embracing Culture and Traditions at End of Life” November 4, 2016, 2-4 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center, 3800 E River Road in Tucson How can I be sure my Jewish traditions will be respected? What if I want my family to celebrate me and not mourn me? Two expert speakers will help you answer these questions and… Read more »