Daily Archives: May 8, 2021


STEELPORT is forging a new path in cutlery

Photo: Eytan Zias, co-founder and bladesmith for STEELPORT Knife Co.; the STEELPORT 8-inch chef knife. PHOTO COURTESY AUBRIE LEGAULT STEELPORT Knife Co. is a new cutlery brand handcrafted in Portland with aspirations of becoming America’s kitchen knife company. Everything that goes into the product – from the raw steel to the wooden handle – is…


Tucson’s Isaac Rothschild named NextGen leader

In April, attorney Isaac Rothschild was named one of BizTucson’s NextGen 2021 Leaders. Isaac Rothschild is a shareholder who practices in the bankruptcy section of Mesch Clark Rothschild. Since joining MCR in 2009, Rothschild has been active in the firm’s bankruptcy section as co-counsel in some of the most significant reorganization cases in Arizona, and…


Dr. Robert Kravetz: A healer and historian

Housed in the hallway right outside the library at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in downtown Phoenix is a unique collection. The Robert Kravetz, MD Medical Museum consists of 15 cases of medical antiques that are just a part of Dr. Robert Kravetz’s enormous collection that began when he purchased a small toothpaste…


Moments to remember

We invited a few residents of Sagewood, a senior adult community in Phoenix, to answer the following question: What moment in your history do you most vividly remember? Their responses, compiled by Contributing Editor Leni Reiss, all reflect thoughtful recollections of memorable life experiences. BUDDY STEIN When I was 12 years old and living with…


Jewish Grandparents Network

  The Jewish Grandparents Network began in August 2017 when co-founders Lee M. Hendler and David Raphael realized the under-recognized role of grandparents and the complex dynamics of today’s “new Jewish family.” Lee serves as president and David as CEO. Lee worked for decades on her family’s charitable foundations and in leadership roles in many…


Engaging and enriching virtual programs for older adults

  JFCS CENTER FOR SENIOR ENRICHMENT The Center for Senior Enrichment, under the auspices of Jewish Family & Children’s Service, provides weekday free Zoom programming for all older adults throughout the Valley, exploring music, movement, history, art and more during the month of May. For Mother’s Day, T.A. Burrows will be presenting a Mother’s Day…

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