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Ambassadors for Israel 

10/11/2019 06:35:52 AM


Meets the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 in the Bet Midrash

All are welcome to join the discussion


We are suspending meetings for now. Please stay safe


Notes from our Ambassadors for Israel March 4, 2020 meeting

03/13/2020 11:03:42 AM


E. Englehard

The following members were present: Rita Zohav, Diane Katz, Anne Lowe, Talya Fanger-Vexler, Yosef Lopez, Elinor Engelhard and Ron Feller (remotely).

Anee Lowe led us in the Nominal Group Process brainstorming session to determine our next focus.  We started with 22 ideas and eventually decided on two ideas to focus on.

Our two ideas:
1.Connect with the Muslim community in Tucson
2.Create an Israel history and...

Ambassadors for Israel Meeting of February 5, 2020 Notes

02/20/2020 03:20:34 PM


Anne Lowe

Present: Diane Katz, Yosef Lopez, Anne Lowe

We talked about the Israel Symposium that will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2020, at the Olson Center for Jewish Life (NW Tucson), from 9-3. There will be a real-time Zoom presentation from Hadassah Hospital at Ein Kerem (Jerusalem), made by the director of that hospital, Dr. Yoram Weiss. He will talk about some innovations and advancements in medicine that Hadassah is doing. ...Read more...

November Meeting 

11/15/2019 10:29:14 AM


Elinor Engelhard

Ambassadors for Israel- Notes from November meeting


1.Update about Arabic classes at Cholla H.S.

Qatar Foundation International is no longer providing grant money for Arabic classes in Tucson Unified School District, including Cholla H.S. The Arabic language teacher at Cholla H.  S. is Nour Jandali who is providing effective unbiased instruction.


2.We discussed HR 2407, a bill...

September Meeting 

09/15/2019 10:31:13 AM


Elinor Engelhard

Notes from 9/19/19 visit to Arabic language classes at Cholla High School:

Back in June, Rita and Elinor met with Frank Armenta, the Principal of Cholla High School. At that time, he informed us that almost half a million dollars for salaries and equipment were provided by Qatar Foundation International for their Arabic language program.

On 9/19/19, Rita and Elinor visited the Arabic language classes at Cholla High...Read more...

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