The Weintraub Israel Center, a joint project of Jewish Philanthropies of Southern Arizona and the JCC, is dedicated to bringing the cultural richness of Israel to Tucson. From Israel travel information to cultural programs, community dialogues, and innovative Tucson-Israel Partnerships, the Weintraub Israel Center is Tucson’s premier resource for all things Israeli. The Center focuses on fostering a strong Jewish identity with Israel at heart.
The Weintraub Israel Center’s mission is to engage the Jewish Community of Southern Arizona as well as the broader community in building a living bridge to Israel, its people and its history. This is accomplished by using educational experiences, advocacy and outreach. Since its establishment in 1997, the Center has had a profound impact on our community, bringing Israel into our lives in dynamic ways.
Since 1997, the Israel Center impacts the local community, bringing Israel to Southern Arizona in dynamic ways. It is Tucson’s premier resource fostering strong Jewish identity with Israel. The Center engages Southern Arizona’s Jewish and broader communities in building living bridges to Israel, its people, culture, and history through educational experiences, advocacy, and outreach.