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Bonim Dinner speaker explores family secrets, resilience

Posted on: December 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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“I wanted to let go, to live in the here and now …”


Family honors a hero’s legacy

Posted on: December 30th, 2017 by tgregory
Some of the descendants of Rabbi Yitzchok Raskin, great-grandfather of Nashville Chabad Rabbi Yitzchok Tiechtel, gather at the mass grave in which Rabbi Raskin was buried in Russia before the start of World War II. PHOTOGRAPH FURNISHED BY RABBI TIECHTEL

One night in March of 1938, Russian secret police forcibly took him from his home in St. Petersburg.


Security expert Yadlin talks on shared Jewish future

Posted on: December 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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“We share the same values. We have to keep these values as a bond.”


Author Dalin discusses ‘Jewish Justices’ in Book Series event

Posted on: December 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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Their discussion takes place on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt University.


Teens take initiative with philanthropy event

Posted on: December 30th, 2017 by tgregory
The seven teens organizing the upcoming B’nai Tzedek event trade ideas and divide up the work at a recent meeting. PHOTOGRAPH BY SHANNON SMALL

“I am hopeful this program will start teens on a meaningful path toward lifelong philanthropy.”


High Anxiety: JFS offers Jan. 11 program

Posted on: December 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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Feeling anxious? You’re not alone.


J Mitzvah Big Night Out offers array of silent auction goodies

Posted on: December 30th, 2017 by tgregory
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The Big Night Out takes place on Saturday, Jan. 20, at the J.


Chabad to presents ‘Behind Enemy Lines’ with 97-year-old hero

Posted on: December 30th, 2017 by tgregory
Marthe Cohn

Hear the amazing story of a woman who lived through one of the worst times in human history.


Tzedakah Funday: Not your daddy’s phonathon

Posted on: December 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Save the date – Sunday, Feb. 11 – for the debut of Tzedakah Funday, a new approach to a time-honored tradition for the Jewish Federation of Nashville’s annual campaign. This year, in addition to phoning opportunities, there will be hands-on projects so youngsters, their parents and everyone else can see how their donations to Federation

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JCC art galleries start off 2018 with works by Lisa McLaughlin

Posted on: December 30th, 2017 by tgregory

The works of Lisa McLaughlin will be featured this month in the art galleries of the Gordon JCC. McLaughlin is an Ohio native who earned her Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from the University of Toledo.   In 1989, she relocated to Nashville and began a career in the music business, designing and selling

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