Lengthy Passover Seders can be tiring and difficult for little ones, which is why a local rabbi offers parents ideas on making the meal exciting, and inclusive, for children.
Batsheva Appel drew two things in grade school when she was asked to draw what she wanted to be when she grew up.
The public is invited to delve into Jewish learning with "Taste of Judaism," a free introductory class on Jewish spirituality, values and community.
This flourless chocolate cake with non-dairy whipped cream is based on a recipe from Lori Riegel and was prepared by Barbara Peterson, the pastry chef at Handmaker Jewish Services for the Aging.
Complying with the dietary restrictions that are part of Passover, which begins at sundown Monday, can sound complicated, but it doesn't have to be.
After a menorah-lighting ceremony outdoors, the crowd moved indoors for a variety of song, dance and theatrical performances, including the drama group's production called "The Magic Spoon." The young actors, above, showed one way to make traditional latkes. The temple will light the menorah…
Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon of Temple Emanu-El directs the youth choir. It was among several Hanukkah performances last Sunday at the temple, 225 N. Country Club Road.
Interfaith families have a new opportunity to explore Judaism in an open and supportive environment, according to Temple Emanu-El.
Temple Emanu-El of Tucson is hosting "The Greatest Hanukkah on Earth! XIV - 8 Nights, 8 Lights" at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Temple Emanu-El expands services to northwest
Temple Emanu-El is expanding its offerings on the northwest side to include monthly Shabbat morning Torah study and Shabbat services starting this Saturday at the Jewish Federation Northwest, 190 W. Magee Road, Suite 162.
One thing the travelers saw was this carving along the Via Dolorosa, or Way of Sorrows, in Jerusalem.
Twenty-one travelers from St. Philip's and St. Andrew's churches and Temple Emanu-El made an interfaith journey to Israel May 30 to June 10.
Temple Emanu-El will celebrate the Tu B’Shevat holiday Friday
with a wine-tasting seder and dinner led by Rabbi Samuel M.
Festivities began with the lighting of the 10-foot Hanukkah
menorah outside Temple Emanu-El.
Lighting the Menorah outside are Jodi Holtz and Rabbi Jason
Holtz. Looking on is Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon, far right. The Jewish
holiday of Hanukkah formally begins next week. Another pre-Hanukkah
party will be held this coming Sunday at the Tucson Jewish
Community Center (see box, at left).