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JEWISH FEDERATION OF NASHVILLE AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE WELCOMES PRESIDENT TRUMP’S STATEMENT ON JERUSALEM

Posted on: December 6th, 2017 by The Jewish Observer

“The Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee welcomes President’s Trump formal recognition today of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel. At the same time, we appreciate the President emphasizing that the final status of Jerusalem along with other matters related to a future peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians

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Nashville offers Chanukah events for everyone

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Riven, Boehm recognized for service with 2018 President’s Award

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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Federation President Lisa Perlen will present the award next month at the annual dinner of the Federation’s Bonim Society.


Chanukah lights to glow at Public Square with Mayor Barry

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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The eight days of Chanukah begin at sunset on Dec. 12.


Beauty and ugliness engage learners at sixth Global Day

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 by tgregory
Rabbi Michael Hattin used a visual approach to learning Talmud. PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK FREEDMAN

Some 90 participants to share and grow their understanding of classic Jewish texts.


Oleshansky chosen as Federation’s community relations director

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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Oleshansky, of Knoxville, will join the senior staff of the Jewish Federation in mid-December.


Leadership2Gether builds understanding, friendships between Israelis, Americans

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 by tgregory
Leadership2Gether participants take a break at the Gordon JCC.

The program brought together Americans from several southeastern cities and Israelis from the region of Hadera-Eiron in northern Israel.


Mission participants explore Argentina’s Jewish history, community

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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Jewish Nashville met Jewish Argentina this fall through a weeklong exploration.


Collaborative show, photography, crafts featured in Gordon JCC galleries

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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The reception for the Art Galleries and the artists will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.


Girls Night Out: Sole to Soul reaches women, inspires philanthropy

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 by tgregory
From left, Patricia Straus, Laura Yazdian, Samantha Saturn, Jessie Rosenblum and Sara Hanai catch up at Sole to Soul. PHOTOGRAPH BY RICK MALKIN

The night drew more than 200 women and brought together both familiar and new faces.