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GROOVIN’ TOGETHER IN TUCSON An exhibit featuring different media from 10 Tucson women artists will be on display at the Tucson Jewish Community Center’s Fine Art Gallery at 3800 E. River Road in Tucson through May 30. They are part of a show, entitled, “Groovin’ Together: Artists of the Many Hands Courtyard and the Tucson…


May 2017 Calendar

Through May 10 “Art of Paying Attention” Exhibit at Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E Roger Road, Tucson. Illustrator and write Beth Surdut displays her nature-inspired illustrations accompanied by true stories. bethsurdut.com. Through May 30 “Groovin’ Together: Artists of the Many Hands Courtyard and the Tucson Artist Cooperative.” See page 88. May 1 ShinShinim Appreciation. See…


Two events for Temple Emanuel

Temple Emanuel of Tempe members are going to be very busy this month. At the beginning of April, they will be celebrating with a Beatles Shabbat, and at the end of the month, they will be honoring their beginnings with a 40th Anniversary Gala. BEATLES SHABBAT Temple Emanuel of Tempe will be holding its second…


Previews for May 2017

BOOK SIGNING WITH AUTHOR MARCIA FINE Award-winning novelist Marcia Fine released her seventh book and fourth historical fiction novel, Hidden Ones – A Veil of Memories, this March. She will be having a book signing on April 1 from 2-4 pm at the LDV Wine Gallery at 6951 E. First St. in Scottsdale. The event will…


April 2017 Calendar

April 1 Book Signing with Author Marcia Fine. See page 88. April 2 Get Screened AZ at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 12701 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale from 10 am-3 pm. In addition to genetic counseling and education there will be raffle prizes and networking with fellow Jewish community member. For more information or…


Where do I come from?

When my daughter Lauren was in kindergarten, her class took a trip to our local zoo to learn about animals. The children were treated to two beautiful, slightly unusual sights that morning: A newborn lion cub lay curled up sleeping next to its mother and an elephant named Sammie was breastfeeding her baby. When I…

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