Daily Archives: May 8, 2021


All aboard the Adventure Bus

Adventure Bus is Tucson Handmaker’s outreach program providing recreation and socialization for participants with mild to moderate stages of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia while offering respite to caregivers. Starting May 11, day sessions will be held inside once a week on Tuesdays until the fall session. In the fall, we hope to add…


This summer, get lost in a book

  I don’t know if it’s the slower pace or the thought of curling up outside with a book by the pool (or beach!) that sounds so delightful, but there is something about summer and reading that goes together. Also, aren’t we all a little sick of binge-watching TV by now? Following are some books…


Fire up that grill!

  If summer had a taste, it would definitely be something grilled to perfection. These recipes cover a complete meal from main dish to dessert – all from the grill!   SWEET TEA BRINED CHICKEN For the tastiest chicken ever, brine a whole cut-up chicken in sweet tea with lemon. (Pictured above) Ingredients: 2 family-size…


8 fun facts about Shavuot in Israel

Shavuot begins the evening of May 16, 2021 Shavuot is a one-day holiday (two in the Diaspora) with many names, dozens of traditions and recipes galore. The hype surrounding the holiday – agricultural festivals at kibbutz and moshav communities, special lectures at synagogues and community centers, sales on everything white at shopping malls, cheaper dairy…


Celebrating JWV’s 125th Anniversary

Photo: Jewish War Veterans participated in the Phoenix Veterans Parade, together with some members of the Post 210 chartered Cub Scout Pack 210, the first Shomer Shabbat/Kosher Family pack (boys and girls) in the Nation. Rochel is at the far right. Jews have always served their country in the military since the earliest colonial days….

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