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Congregational News & Events – September 2017

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by tgregory

@ Chabad Rosh Hashanah Mega Challah Bake with NowGen and Chabad  Yearning to learn the secret of how to knead good dough and fill your home with the aroma of Shabbat? Wait no more! On Sunday, Sept. 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., women and children from across Nashville will gather in the Bernard

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Key words to start up Federation Annual Campaign: Serve more needs

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by tgregory
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“We hope you’ll join us and share your experiences as we work together to strengthen our communities.”


With LIFE & LEGACY, Akiva helps to secure the next generation of Jewish Nashville

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by tgregory

By LARRY HYATT Akiva School, Middle Tennessee’s only Jewish day school, is grateful for the strong support we have received for our LIFE & LEGACY campaign.   As of this writing, almost 40 members of the greater Nashville Jewish community have committed to include Akiva in their estate plans. Their generosity will help secure a

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High Holy Days – 5778

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by tgregory
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Congregational Schedules


Celebrate the birthday of the world – sustainably

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by tgregory
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A list of healthy, sustainable resources that will help you welcome Rosh Hashanah with mindfulness, sustainability, and joy.


On holiest day, focus on fundamental relationships

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by tgregory

From Hazon.org Yom Kippur is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. Observance of Yom Kippur traditionally includes fasting; abstaining from leather, lotion, and other physical comforts; and spending the day focused on prayer and atonement. On Yom Kippur, our relationship with the outside world changes. Instead of thinking about what we consume, we focus

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Newest shlicha shares her story

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by tgregory
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“…The job in Nashville seemed very dynamic, working with all age groups,”


GJCC’s September artists are an eclectic group

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by tgregory
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Playing at this year’s NJFF

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by tgregory

Full-length films to be shown at this year’s NJFF are: • Oct. 17: “Loving Henri,” documentary. Story of Holocaust survivor Henri Landwirth, founder of Give Kids the World Village, a nonprofit in Florida.    • Oct. 19: “Harmonia,” feature. Modern retelling of Abraham, Sarah and Hagar story. • Oct. 21: “Bye Bye Germany.” Holocaust survivors need

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Nashville Jewish Film Festival seeks student filmmakers

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by tgregory
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“One of the most exciting things (about a film festival) is nurturing young talent.”