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Mayor Carolyn Goodman: ‘Pray for Las Vegas’

Posted on: October 2nd, 2017 by The Jewish Observer

Editor’s Note: At end of this story, see statement from Mark Freedman, executive director of Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee. (JTA) — At least 58 people are dead and more than 500 wounded in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. The attack took place at a

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Entertainment & Dining Out 2017 – Advertorials

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Challah & Honey: Kosher catering to help you celebrate special occasions  Fall is coming!! What does that mean? Pumpkins.  Boots. The leaves are changing. Candles. Turkey…and pies. We’re ready for hoodies and cooler nights and the many scents of fall to fill the air. This is the favorite time of year for many in Nashville

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With ‘Violins of Hope,’ community examines Holocaust, social issues

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by tgregory
Amnon Weinstein restores instruments played in Nazi concentration camps. PHOTO COURTESY OF NASHVILLE SYMPHONY

The instruments will be played by Nashville Symphony musicians and exhibited at the Nashville Library.


Holocaust Memorial, art events on Oct. 8

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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The event starts at 1 p.m. at the memorial.


Global Day of Jewish Learning examines concept of beauty

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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“I’m always honored and thrilled to learn with the Nashville Jewish community.”


Rabbis Schiftan, Mackler talk about why they marched in Washington

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by tgregory
Rabbi Shana Goldstein Mackler, Stacy Beyer, Rabbi Mark Schiftan and Julie Neaderthal take a moment before starting out on the Ministers March for Justice in Washington last month. PHOTOGRAPH FURNISHED BY RABBI MACKLER

The Ministers’ March for Justice took place in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28.


Sherith Israel Mikvah renewal project gets under way

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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“The Mikvah has been essential to Jewish communal life since Biblical times.”


Nashville newcomer excited to be a part of philanthropy, Girls Night Out

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Gordon Jewish Community Center


How to help after hurricanes

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by tgregory
Cyclone view

Go to https://www.jewishnashville.org and hit the “Donate Now” button.


Jewish Film Festival opens with inspirational ‘Loving Henri’

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by tgregory
Henri Landwirth

A film that almost didn’t get made will lead off the 2017 Nashville Jewish Film Festival.