Daily Archives: May 22, 2016


Where have the elephants gone?

On May 1, the iconic Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephants performed their last show under the big top. The elephants were originally slated to retire in 2018, but a decision was made to move all of the remaining performing elephants to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation…


Biz Ins and Outs

TUCSON JCC PROMOTIONS AND NEW HIRES The Tucson Jewish Community Center recently announced several promotions and new hires. Amy Dowe was promoted to fitness director, having served most recently as health and wellness coordinator. Over the past several years, in addition to teaching classes at The J, Amy volunteered as a trainer for several youth…


Chefs Corner: Watermelon Surprise

Summer is here and I want to share this amazing dessert that will leave everyone surprised from the presentation to the very first bite. Watermelon cake is fun, gluten free and easy to make. My kids have a blast making this all year round, especially since it requires minimal cooking and just a few ingredients,…


Where dreams really do come true

After years of collecting, planning, designing and building, Dr. Paul and Susan Stander finally have their dream house in Paradise Valley. And almost as soon as they moved in last September, they graciously opened their doors to host events for several non-profits that are close to their hearts. Although the house was built new from…


Spice up your garden with hot peppers

Don’t be afraid to add a little spicy heat to your meals this season by growing a few hot peppers in either the garden or containers. It’s easier than you think, and many of the hot pepper myths floating around the garden are simply not true. Don’t worry about your hot peppers heating up your sweet peppers. Peppers are normally…


Healthy kitchen design

As the weather heats up, we think about eating lighter and healthier. Making a few simple changes in your kitchen will help create an environment that supports a healthy lifestyle and feels great to work in. These design possibilities are easy to implement. Don’t take it too seriously and have fun creating your unique culinary…

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RebbeSoul blends world music, Jewish spirituality

Photo by Dina Bova dinabova.com. All Rights Reserved. Welcome Shavuot with a little spiritual night music. RebbeSoul – the renowned American-Israeli Jewish singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer – will perform at 7:30 pm on Saturday, June 11 at Congregation NefeshSoul in Chandler. “RebbeSoul is an internationally recognized performer who weaves world music with Jewish…

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