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Mayor Gallego to Co-Chair Effort for Water Solutions

Photo: Mayor Kate Gallego in Glasgow, Scotland. Courtesy the Mayor’s office. Mayor Kate Gallego has been named Public Sector Co-chair of the 50 Liter Home Coalition (50L Home), a collaborative of private, public, and civic leaders who aim to reinvent the future of urban water use through innovations that reduce carbon emissions and promote water security for…

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Are we truly thankful?

By Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. November is a marvelous month because of a magnificent American holiday called Thanksgiving. It is called Thanksgiving because it reminds us of all that we have to be thankful for. We get up each morning and are amazed at all that is in front of us.  For example: How many…

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BGU’s “She Space” Program Wins International Excellence Award

Photo: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers Dr. Lonia Friedlander (left) and Dr. Shimrit Maman (center) receive the 3G Diversity Award for their She Space program from International Astronautical Federation President Pascale Ehrenfreund in Dubai (right). A Ben-Gurion University of the Negev educational project entitled “She Space,” which encourages girls to be involved in science,…

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Cast Your Vote for Antisemite of the Year

Voting is now open for the third annual Antisemite of the Year Contest, a competition run by watchdog group StopAntisemitism designed to hold accountable those who propagated the most hatred against Jews in 2021. Antisemitic incidents in the U.S. and around the world skyrocketed in 2021, making this year’s contest the most competitive to date….

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Jewish Grandparent Network Launches New Offerings and Website

As awareness grows of the essential role grandparents play in the lives of their grandchildren, the Jewish Grandparents Network (JGN) is expanding its offerings and engagement to support families who want to engage in, and even rely on, multi-generational Jewish experiences. JGN’s redesigned website offers grandparents curated, timely, and varied resources to deepen their knowledge. It also…

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Tucson Museum Gets a New Name

In a newsletter sent on Nov. 2, Eric Schindler, Board President and Michelle Blumenberg, Interim Executive Director shared a new name and clarified mission statement for Tucson’s Jewish History Museum: After many months of deliberation, discussions and conversations with many stakeholders, the board of directors announces a new name for the museum: Tucson Jewish Museum…

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