Lifecycles

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

Clinton: Return U.S.-Israeli relations to “constructive footing”

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said the relationship between the United States and Israel should return to a “constructive footing.” Clinton, who is expected to announce her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for the 2016 presidential election, made the comments in a telephone conversation with Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman

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Around The Town

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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