B’nai Mitzvah – April issue 2015

Matthew Kaplan will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 18 at Congregation Micah. Matthew is the son of Drs. Hillary and Mark Kaplan and the brother of Aaron and Andrew Kaplan. His grandparents are Dr. Herman and Irma Kaplan of Nashville and Renee and the late

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Breaking News

Tennessee legislature first in nation to approve anti-BDS measure

With strong bi-partisan support, the Tennessee General Assembly has passed a resolution condemning the boycott, disinvestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel and the worldwide increase in anti-Semitism. The strongly worded resolution, which was approved unanimously by the state Senate on April 9, passed the House on Tuesday, April 21 with only a single vote

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Forward lists Schiftan and Guttman among America’s most inspiring rabbis

The Jewish Daily Forward has named Rabbi Mark Schiftan of The Temple and Rabbi Fred Guttman, a Nashville native, among America’s most inspiring rabbis. The list of 33, which features rabbis from all streams of Judaism, includes a blurb about each from a congregational member. “What I find most inspiring is his teaching by example,”

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