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Nashville Jewish Community Letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu

Posted on: July 5th, 2017 by The Jewish Observer
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The Nashville Jewish Community has communicated with the government of Israel about its recent decision to suspend implementation of an agreement regarding the Kotel.


Federation grants will rise by 5 percent this fiscal year to more than $2.2 million

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by tgregory
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“We all have the same goal in mind…”


Kholos musical adaptation of memoir The Jew Store opens in Cincinnati

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by tgregory
As they arrive in Concordia, the Bronson family encounters T.J. (played by Matt Stapleton, far left), who tells them they are the first Jews he’s ever met in person. Playing members of the immigrant Jewish family are Andrew Raney, Cole Strosberg, Abigail G. Nichol and Madison Graves. (Photos courtesy of Orchard Street Productions)

“It was the title,” he said. “I was knocked out by the title.”


Fifteen students, two chaperones, two weeks in Israel – and a million memories

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by tgregory
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Here’s a daily account of the trip.


New young leadership takes the helm at one of Nashville’s oldest synagogues

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by tgregory
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Congregation Sherith Israel is celebrating the ascendance of a new generation.


Adi Ben Dor returning to Israel to pursue her love – working with at-risk kids

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by tgregory
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“This is a place I can leave a mark.”


Federation annual meeting includes elections and reports of its impact and ongoing initiatives

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by tgregory
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“I can’t thank the Federation enough for providing this opportunity.”


How Mah-Jongg became a Jewish game

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by tgregory
It’s even said that when the last woman of a Mah-Jongg groups dies, it’s her job to “bring” the Mah-Jongg set with her to the World to Come.

“Four Crak! Three Bam! Eight Dot!”


Will Gal Gadot become the biggest Israeli superstar ever?

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by tgregory
Israeli Gal Gadot stars in “Wonder Woman.” (Photo byClay Enos/DC Comics)

The actress and model stars in the upcoming remake of “Wonder Woman.”


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Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by tgregory

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