Around The Town

Special Oct. 20 Program: Discussing Hate in Our Backyard

Posted on: October 3rd, 2017 by The Jewish Observer

The TN Holocaust Commission, The Temple, and the Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee would like to invite Holocaust Survivors and their families along with members of the community for lunch and discussion regarding the current hate speech and public displays of antisemitism that have recently occurred and are

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Nashville Kosher Hot Chicken Festival

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Celebrate what may be Nashville’s signature dish at the Nashville Kosher Hot Chicken Festival, set for Sunday, Nov. 5, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Gordon Community Center. It’s a take on a uniquely Jewish event that enables our entire Jewish (and non-Jewish) community to eat together and enjoy the Nashville Hot Chicken sensation. It

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Spaghetti in the Sukkah on Oct. 10

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Make your plans to enjoy a spaghetti dinner in the Sukkah at Akiva School. The event takes place on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $7 per person or $25 per family. Please make reservations by Oct. 8. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Julie Fortune, director of admissions and

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Israeli-American journalist tackles big questions on Oct. 3

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Times of Israel senior analyst Haviv Rettig Gur will address a number of “hot button” issues regarding Israel on Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Gordon Jewish Community Center. His presentation is part of the Israel Advocacy and Education series of the Jewish Federation of Nashville’s Community Relations Committee.   His presentation is titled

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Help build Akiva’s Sukkah on Oct. 1

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Volunteers are needed to set up and decorate the sukkah at Akiva School. Activity gets under way at 10 a.m. at Akiva on Sunday, Oct. 1.


August GJCC Art Exhibit features Snap Photography,Jonathan Lewis

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by tgregory

The Gordon Jewish Community Center’s August art show exhibits will feature the work of Snap Photography and Jonathan Lewis. The Janet Levine March Gallery and JLMG2 gallery will feature the work of Snap Photography.  The Society for Nashville’s Artistic Photographers provides a forum for presenting and discussing members’ work in formal and informal settings. Members

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Meet up with other families at PJ Library Splash Bash

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by tgregory

Connect with other Jewish families while beating the heat of summer at the PJ Library Splash Bash, set for Sun., Aug. 27, from 3-5 p.m. at Cumberland Park, 592 South 1st Street in East Nashville.  PJ Library is a program in which Jewish children ages 6 months to 8 years can receive high-quality Jewish children’s

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A Day of Service

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

GJCC art galleries will feature works of Stephenson, Pearson and Feinstein

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

The Gordon Jewish Community Center’s June art show exhibits will feature the work of artists Ray Stephenson, Andrea Pearson and Tamelyn Feinstein. Stephenson, a Grammy-winning songwriter, recording artist and record producer, studied fine art in college and his paintings have focused on iconic musicians that have inspired his music. He has exhibited his work in

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18 Nashville teens will be at 2017 Maccabi Games

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Nashville will be sending 18 teenagers to compete in the 2017 Maccabi Games this summer in Birmingham, Ala., more than twice as many as last year.  “We have a full boys flag football team and full girls volleyball team this year,” said Andrew Schulman, the sports and recreation director at the Gordon Jewish Community Center.

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