Health / Sports

A Special Place

Photos & Story by Herman Delgado

It’s Saturday morning, and as you drive through this peaceful and beautiful neighborhood in El Paso’s Upper Valley neighborhood you come to a dead end street, and from a distance you hear, “30 seconds! Come on get those hands up!” and then you hear the sound of a boxing bell. …

Culture / Press Release

Fourteenth Annual Anusim Conference

Itinerary:

 

AUGUST 4-6, 2017, Congregation B’nai Zion

805 Cherry Hill Lane, El Paso, Texas

 

Friday Evening August 4th

6:15 P.M. Kabbalat Shabbat services and dinner

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Maria Sanchez, “Healing The Residual Trauma Of The Inquisition”

 

Saturday August 5

9:00 A.M. Torah Study Services And Shabbat Kiddush Luncheon

Speaker: Harry Ezratty, “Spanish Jews And Their Role as Support Groups Before 1492”

Maria …

Culture / Featured

Camino Real Celebrates 400 years!

Photos and Story by Christian Chapman

The San Elizario Genealogy and Historical Society recently presented the first international Rio Grande Festival featuring art, culture, history and heritage the end of April. The San Elizario Historic District saw the re-enactment of Onate’s historic arrival, three day history conference, guided tours, old west shootouts, heritage booths, arts and …

Culture / Music

El Paso Dancers Make Semi-Finals at USA TANGO Championship

By Cynthia Gamez, Photos by Don An

Three couples from the Sunland Dance Studio tangoed their way to the semi-finals at the 2017 Argentine Tango Festival, earning a chance to compete for the USA title.

The couples represented El Paso at the Official 2017 Argentine Tango Festival in San Francisco April 13 through April 17. They …

Featured / Health

Motivation on Wheels

Editorial Piece: An Ode to Arzarte and his legacy

By Jaime Rodriguez

Emmanuel “Manny” Arzate, the youngest of 5 siblings, learned to challenge and face adversity in his life at an early age.

At 2-years-old, when most toddlers are learning to speak and walk on their own, Arzate was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, or SMA, which is …

Featured / Music

Jammin’ Live At The 306 Sessions

By Alex Hinojosa

 

Nestled among several warehouses and industrial businesses in East El Paso is a hidden musical gem.

From the outside, 306 Sessions, located within the Sun City Business Park, doesn’t look like much. The door is typically locked during the day – and the grey gate is closed too. It appears like it’s just a …

Featured / Non Profit

YWCA Celebrates Its Success

Photos and Story by Christian Chapman

The YWCA built their field of dreams and they came. Two thousand strong filled the Judson Williams Convention Center, each guest had their own story of how the YWCA helped them to meet and overcome the challenges they had to face in order to achieve their goal.

Welcoming the audience were …