Resources in Tucson
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies Library
The CMES library has over 1,000 volumes and 400 videos on the Middle East in many different languages. The books and videos are available for check out at the Front Desk. The library is open to UA Faculty, Students, community members and the general public. The library is located on the same floor in the Marshall Bldg as the Judaic Studies office, in room 470.
Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel
The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) is Israel's leading environmental non-profit organization. For the past 60 years SPNI has been dedicated to protecting and preserving Israel's natural resources, environment, natural assets and unique landscape.
It is at the discretion of each faculty member to assign a reading day on any religious holiday that is not a UA recognized holiday. Students should consult their course syllabus for guidance. The Judaic Studies office will generally remain open.
The Bible and Interpretation
A website dedicated to delivering the latest news, features, editorials, commentary, archaeological interpretation and excavations relevant to the study of the Bible for the public and biblical scholars.
Kosher and Halal
Kosher and Halal describe what is "fit and proper" to eat for two groups of people, Jews and Muslims. Both of these food laws have their roots in scripture, The Holy Bible and Torah for Kosher and The Quran for Halal.
Resources in Tucson
UA Hillel Foundation
The Hillel Foundation facilitates the development of a vibrant, diverse, meaningful, and empowered Jewish community at the University of Arizona. They are conveniently located on the corner of Mountain and 2nd, across from the Student Union Memorial Center in the middle of campus.
Arizona Jewish Life
Arizona Jewish Life is a monthly, full-color gloss Jewish lifestyles magazine that features stories and regular columns on local Jewish organizations, as well as a calendar of events.
The Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives
The Southwest reflects the heritage of diverse groups of peoples, from native-born inhabitants to those who chose to settle in this region but little has been written documenting the pioneer Jewish experience. The Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives website presents several educational exhibits that shows Jewish pioneers not only built Jewish communities, but that they also made significant contributions to the development of the U. S. Southwest.
Volunteer Opportunities in the Tucson Jewish Community
The Tucson Jewish Community Center
The mission of the Tucson Jewish Community Center is to cultivate and enrich Jewish identity, ensure Jewish continuity, foster wellness, and broaden communal harmony. They are located at 3800 E. River Rd., at Dodge and River Rd.
Tucson Hebrew High
Tucson Hebrew High is a credit and elective-based program for Jewish students in the 9th – 12th grade.