Co-editors Raisa Moroz and Rick Fenwick look forward to visiting with you at the Tucson Festival of Books March 12-13 on the The University of Arizona mall. Please help us spread the word! Watch the new video on YouTube.
CEO Carlos Hernández and his wife Nora Navarro are participating in the February 2016 Weintraub Israel Center trip to Israel.
Our congratulations to Betty Anne Sarver, who was recognized at the National Philanthropy Day Luncheon at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson Thursday, November 19, 2015. The event is hosted annually by the Southern Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
This letter is from the newly published 2013-2014 Annual Report It isn’t often that one has the opportunity to see one’s passions embodied in the work of an agency. By caring for those who are hurting and letting the community know that the Jewish people care for all people, JFCS has given me the opportunity… Read more »
A Woman of Valor Irene Sarver, of blessed memory, passed away July 6th. Our condolences to her family, including Betty Anne Sarver, Ellen Dolgen and Robert Sarver. “Irene and her family are an example for all of us of how to lead, how to build, and how to give,” said Fred Fruchthendler, Chair, JFCS Board of Directors. JFCS honored Mrs. Sarver as… Read more »
Thirty-six personal accounts of experiences during the Holocaust have been captured in To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona, a new book edited by Raisa Moroz and Richard Fenwick. It is available in Tucson at Antigone Books, the Jewish History Museum, and the gift shops at Anshei Israel and Bet Shalom and globally… Read more »
We appreciate the $5,000 grant for our HoME program, which helps pay directly for the full or partial purchase/rental of new durable home medical equipment such as walkers, canes, crutches and other home-use devices for people with a demonstrated financial need for support. Thanks again, BlueCross BlueShield of Arizona! https://jfcstucson.org/servi…/durable-home-medical-equipment/
Four more stories from Holocaust Survivors were added to the website last month; our thanks to Survivors and authors Michael Bokor, Theresa Dulgov, Eva Siebert of blessed memory, and Marjam Wheeler. https://jfcstucson.org/holocaust-survivors/
Thank you KGUN 9 on Your Side for visiting our Holocaust Survivors Program and reporting on International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, 2015. Click here to see the story on the KGUN 9 website Click here to read Stories of Survival on the JFCS website.
More than a million people were killed at Auschwitz in Poland during WWII.The majority were Jews and the former extermination camp is the world’s biggest Jewish cemetery. Others who did not fit the Nazis’ world view died there too. Many of the concentration camps set up by the Nazis were razed to the ground, but Auschwitz-Birkenau… Read more »