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Taste of Judaism Classes Offered
Arizona Daily Star article on the 18th year of Taste of Judaism

Temple Emanu-El Celebrates B'nai Mitzvah with a Difference
Read the article from the Arizona Jewish Post

Free Taste of Judaism celebrates its 18th year
from the Arizona Jewish Post

JFSA helping synagogues boost youth engagement

Bilgray scholar takes holistic approach to healthy aging
AZ Jewish Post article on 2017 Bilgray Scholar - Rabbi Richard Address

WRJ grant expands Emanu-El Gan Project
Read the article in the Arizona Jewish Postabout the Gan Project

Emanu-El debuting ‘Hebrew@Home’ remote learning
Read the article in the Arizona Jewish Postabout our new Kurn Religious School Program

Downtown Shabbat: Hot music, cool venue draws more than millennials
Read the article in the Arizona Jewish Post about Downtown Shabbat

"Hashtag outreach: JFSA council gets update on attracting millenials
AZ Jewish Post article about Downtown Shabbat
Listen to Armon Bizman at the same meeting on 3/29/2016

Cohon Foundation to honor Wiesenthal Center’s Cooper
coverage of the Cohon Foundation Award 
by the AZ Jewish Post

Kushner to discuss new book at Emanu-El
coverage of upcoming Kushner event 
by the AZ Jewish Post Tu B'Shevat Celebration - coverage of Temple Emanu-El 
Tu B'Shevat celebration by the AZ Jewish Post

Beth Hebrew Synagogue's First Shabbat Service in 40 Years in Downtown Phoenix, 1/8/16
coverage of Downtown Shabbat by the Phoenix New Times.

Downtown Shabbat’ draws 350 to historic synagogue
Coverage of Downtown Shabbat by the Jewish News of Phoenix

Tucson Religious Leaders Unite to Defend Muslim Community
Arizona Public Media 

While there are conflicts around the world in the name of religion, three religious leaders in Tucson want the community to know they are working together to nurture tolerance, acceptance and compassion.
Listen to the conversation among Rabbi Sam Cohon of Temple Emanu-El, Ahmed Meiloud, president of the Tucson Islamic Center and Bishop Gerald Kicanas of the Tucson Catholic Diocese.

READ Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon's featured article based on his Sabbatical travel blog in theArizona Daily Star:

"Finding Sacred Meaning on Easter Island"

Printed Media

A History of the Holocaust for the Tucson Community 
KUAZ visits the new Holocaust History Center with Rabbi Cohon 

January 8, 2016
LISTEN to an Interview with Sam Golden on KJZZ on how he composed the music for Armon Bizman.

Tucson Rabbis Ask Ducey to Rescind Refugee Ban Proposal 
Arizona Public Media

December 22, 2015
WATCH Rabbi Batsheva Appel talk about the Interfaith Pack-a-thon on News 4 Tucson - KVOA
Local churches team up to pack 80,000 holiday meals for needy


February 27th, 2013
Don't Call It Sun Worship
Arizona Illustrated

January 6th, 2013
KGUN 9 On Your Side
Community gathers at prayer service to remember January 8th shooting

January 6th, 2013
News 4 Tucson - KVOA
Jan. 8 victims attend interfaith service

December 10th, 2012
News 4 Tucson - KVOA
Temple Emanu-El Hosts Hanukkah Celebration

September 16th, 2012
News 4 Tucson - KVOA
Local Jews celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year

September 11th, 2012
News 4 Tucson - KVOA
​​​​​​​Multi-Faith Alliance honors the fallen of 9/11

The Morning Blend

"Taste of Judaism on the Morning Blend" - Rabbi Cohon on the Morning Blend

WATCH Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon talk about Hanukkah on KGUN-9 News: "Morning Blend"

March 31, 2015
WATCHRabbi Batsheva Appel's appearance on KGUN-9 NEWS: The Morning Blend
"Passover with Temple Emanu-El and Rabbi Appel"


April 8th, 2014

Temple Emanu El is getting ready for Passover, probably the most widely observed Jewish holiday.  Passover is a major Jewish spring festival, commemorating the Exodus from Egypt over 3,000 years ago.  Passover is also called The Festival Of Freedom and is a celebration of freedom, not just in Biblical times, but the importance of freedom for us today and throughout history.

March 4th, 2014
Temple Emanu El celebrates Purim on March 9 with a spectacular new musical parody, "Megillah Mia", based on "Mamma Mia", to tell the story of Purim in a unique way.

November 22nd, 2013

Temple Emanu-El is the largest reform synagogue in Tucson, and the first synagogue in Arizona.  They are getting ready for the holiday of Hanukkah with their great celebration, the Greatest Hanukkah on Earth on November 24.

July 31st, 2013

Rabbi Cohon talks about a free introductory class on the history and practice of Judaism and the delicious tastes of homemade traditional Jewish foods.

March 22nd, 2013
Rabbi Cohon talks about Passover

December 4th, 2012

Rabbi Cohon educates us about the Jewish religion

September 14th, 2012
Rabbi Cohon talks about the High Holy Days

August 9th, 2012
Rabbi Cohon talks about Taste of Judaism

December 1st, 2011
Rabbi Cohon talks about some Jewish traditions associated with the ultimate festival of religious freedom, Hannukah

 October 6th, 2010
Rabbi Cohon tells us more about Yom Kippur

August 11th, 2010
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