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Phoenix Suns Charities Give $8,000 Grant to JFCS

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Phoenix Suns Charities

JFCS couldn’t be more pleased with the grant from the Phoenix Suns Charities for the Healing Garden Project. This project will create a more welcoming patio at the entrance to the clinic where there is now just gravel and a lonely ocotillo.The transformed space will include plants, seating, and a brick pathway and be a… Read more »

Tucson Charity Bridge Club Donates $2,700

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JFCS CEO Carlos Hernández attended the weekly Tucson Charity Bridge Club meeting today and accepted a donation of $2,700. JFCS was nominated as the charity organization for the month of September by Seymore Einstein, of blessed memory, who was a member of the Club. Formed in 2011, and Club’s first game was played right after… Read more »

Shalom in Every Home Healthy Family Lecture Series

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Please join JFCS & the LEAH program for these community talks. Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Rd. Tucson Arizona 85718 Free and Open to the Public. Seating is limited. Sunday, April 30, 2017  |  11am to 12:30pm | JCC Library Nourishing Love & Happiness: Mindfulness Techniques & Relationship Health Speaker: Shari Goettel, LCSW Incorporating the… Read more »

To Tell Our Stories Book Reading

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To Tell Our Stories

Holocaust Survivors whose autobiographical stories are featured in this JFCS-produced book will read excerpts from their stories and answer questions from 10-11:15am on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Handmaker, 2211 North Rosemont Blvd. Book co-editors Rick Fenwick and Raisa Moroz will discuss the evolution of the book. Please join us to hear these personal accounts… Read more »

Matza & More 2017: Celebrating Passover, Alleviating Hunger

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Nancy Lefkowitz

JFCS of Southern Arizona’s 2017 Matza & More project again will serve 200+ families in need Click here to make a donation to Matza & More. Matza & More volunteers will pack and deliver 200+ Passover bags to Tucson-area families who otherwise could not afford food and other items for a seder. This year, bags… Read more »

April 18, 2017 is the deadline for YOUR Arizona Charitable Tax Credit gift to JFCS!

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It is not too late to claim a tax credit on your 2016 State Tax Return! Did you know…? #1 You Can Give & Receive!   A Charitable Tax Credit gift to JFCS ends up costing you nothing because you will receive the full amount as a credit on your state tax return. #2 New Rules The allowable amounts for… Read more »

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 »