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CommUNITY trip to Argentina participants meeting

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017 by The Jewish Observer
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Informational meeting set for Thursday, Aug. 17


Fred Zimmerman brings experience, heart to 2018 Annual Campaign

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by tgregory
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“Your thoughts, desires, and ambitions are directly involved in what we’re doing.”


Israeli teens sample life in Nashville

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by tgregory
Among the gold records at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum are (back row, left to right) Lilu Tondowsky, Rachel Karp, Eden Cohen, Esther Kazakov, Carmi Shalev, Shaked Hadar, Kaitlyn Stout and Carter Koch. In front are Noa Nabet (left) and Madeleine Aikin. Story on page 3.

” We love the partnership, we love Hadera, we love you”


Community letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by tgregory

June 27, 2017 3 Tammuz 5777   The Honorable Benyamin Netanyahu Office of the Prime Minister of the State of Israel 3 Kaplan Street Kiryat Ben-Gurion Jerusalem, Israel 91919   Dear Mr. Prime Minister Netanyahu: We write to you on behalf of the Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee and Nashville’s

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CommUNITY in the Face of Difficult Challenges — An Update

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by tgregory
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Already there has been some minor progress.


Rejecting Roger Waters’ Message of Hate

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by tgregory

Editor’s note: This essay was submitted as an op-ed to The Tennessean and was expected to appear in that publication prior to its appearance in this issue of the Observer.   By Mark S. Freedman Roger Waters is coming to Nashville on August 13. For those of you not conversant with the world of rock

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Build Nashville’s Jewish future with total financial resource team

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by tgregory
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Want to be a philanthropist but need an efficient way to find encouragement and learn how?


LIFE & LEGACY: A strong foundation

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by tgregory

Jewish organizations in Nashville are partnering with the Massachusetts-based Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF) in the LIFE & LEGACY program to preserve vibrant Jewish life for future generations.  Nationally, HGF has helped its partners to secure more than 14,000 after-lifetime commitments, valued at more than a half-billion dollars.    To date the LIFE & LEGACY program,

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Nashville Holocaust Memorial to mark first decade; essay contest announced

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by tgregory
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On Oct. 8, the Nashville community will commemorate the establishment of the Memorial.


Letters to the editor – Why this Christian family stands with Israel

Posted on: August 1st, 2017 by tgregory

To the editor: I first visited Israel in 1987 with the Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, on a mission to share Israel with leaders in the Christian community, and so we could see Israel through each other’s eyes. Being fortunate to have received prophetic teaching on Israel, I was beginning to understand that

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