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It’s not too early to start planning for Get Connected trip

Posted on: October 31st, 2017 by tgregory

Do you have a rising 11th or 12th grader who is looking for a meaningful and educational way to visit Israel?  Join us and other area Jewish teens on Get Connected Israel Teen Tour, set for June 5-19, 2018. Cost is $1,600; scholarships are available. There will be four pre-trip activities for participants.  Registration deadline

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Attention, campers: Learn more about Ramah at WES

Posted on: October 31st, 2017 by tgregory

Camp Ramah Shabbat Weekend takes place at West End Synagogue right before Thanksgiving, from Nov. 17-19. The weekend offers families a taste of Ramah at the 2018 Ramah Shabbat & Havdalah Recruitment Dinner and Bonfire on Saturday evening, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. at the home of Gene and Ruthi Sacks, 1584 Ragsdale Road in

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Beloved ‘Fiddler’ comes to Belmont University

Posted on: October 31st, 2017 by tgregory

Anatevka gets transplanted to Nashville this month as Belmont University Musical Theatre presents “Fiddler on the Roof” on Nov. 9-11 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. The musical will be staged in Massey Concert Hall. The Tony-award winning musical set in Imperial Russia in 1905 tells the story of Tevye, the father

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Alive Hospice’s 2017 Faith and Spirituality Symposium

Posted on: October 31st, 2017 by tgregory

Rabbi Flip Rice of Congregation Micah, along with other local faith leaders, will participate as a panelist in Alive Hospice’s 2017 Faith and Spirituality Symposium on end-of-life care. The event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 2 from  8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Gaylord Springs Golf Links Clubhouse, 18 Springhouse Lane, near the Gaylord

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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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