Around The Town

Annual NCJW fundraiser will honor members Fisher and Zander and Buz-A-Bus operators Bishop and Riley

Posted on: October 31st, 2016 by tgregory

The Nashville chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women will hold its Ways & Means Fundraiser this month where it will honor members Lori Fishel and Barbara Zander as well as Buz-A-Bus driver and scheduler, Doug Bishop and Mo Riley. The event – Celebrataion 36: A Final Ride on the Buz-A-Bus, will be at

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Jewish teens invited to Election Day party at Dave and Buster’s

Posted on: October 31st, 2016 by tgregory

Jewish teens from across Middle Tennessee are invited to an Election Day party at Dave and Busters’s to share a night of fun, friends and food – and learn a little about civic responsibility. The event is open to Jewish youth in grades 8-12 and is part of a national campaign aimed at bringing teenagers

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GJCC will host TACA art show and pre-holiday “pop up shop” by Israeli artisan in November

Posted on: October 31st, 2016 by tgregory

The Gordon Jewish Community Center’s November art exhibits will feature the work of members of the mid-state chapter of the Tennessee Arts and Craft Association. The exhibit will run from Nov. 1-29, and a reception for the artists is scheduled for 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Nov. 9. There will be live music by Joseph Harris along

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GJCC Early Childhood Learning Center will hold Election Day bake sale

Posted on: October 31st, 2016 by tgregory

The Gordon Jewish Community Center’s Early Childhood Learning Center will hold a bake sale on Nov. 8 – Election Day. The sale will run from 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the lobby of the GJCC. All proceeds will go to support the ECLC. For more information contact renee@nashvillejcc.org.


Hadassah Hospital orthopedist will discuss use of robotics in back surgery

Posted on: October 31st, 2016 by tgregory

Dr. Josh Schroeder, an orthopedic surgeon at Hadassah Hospital in Israel, will discuss his ground-breaking work in the use of robotics in back surgery in a visit this month to Nashville.   In his presentation at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the Gordon Jewish Community Center, Schroeder will discuss how, using robotics to overcome

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Puppet Truck will perform Twain’s “Jumping Frog” at Akiva

Posted on: October 31st, 2016 by tgregory

The Nashville Public Library Puppet Truck will be at Akiva School this month to perform Mark Twain’s for a performance based on Mark Twain’s famous short story, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.” The event, which is free and open to the entire community, will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. For more

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Kholos writing musical based on Suberman memoir, The Jew Store

Posted on: September 28th, 2016 by tgregory

Nashville playwright Jay Kholos is planning to produce a musical based on The Jew Store, a memoir by Stella Suberman about her family’s experiences running a small dry goods store in rural West Tennessee in the early 20th century.  Kholos, who obtained the musical theater rights from Suberman, said he has written a draft of

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Alive Hospice annual symposium on end-of-life care will feature TriStar’s Dr. Anderson

Posted on: September 28th, 2016 by tgregory

Dr. Reggie Anderson, chief of staff at TriStar Ashland City Medical Center and author of Appointments with Heaven: The True Story of a Country Doctor’s Healing Encounters with the Hereafter, will be the keynote speaker next month at Alive Hospice’s annual symposium on end-of-life care.  The 2016 Faith and Spirituality Symposium on End-of-Life Care will

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Oct. 6 lecture at Vanderbilt will examine Jewish influence in British photographic arts and journalism

Posted on: September 28th, 2016 by tgregory

Michael Berkowitz, professor of modern Jewish history at University College London, will give a lecture this month at Vanderbilt University on the influence of Jews in the photojournalism and photography as an art form in Britain.  The lecture – “But is it Art? Jews, Photography, and Photojournalism in Britain, 1860-2016” – will be 4 p.m.

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Hadassah will hold progressive “Sukkah Hop” dinner on Oct. 20

Posted on: September 28th, 2016 by tgregory

The local chapter of Hadassah will hold its annual progressive holiday dinner from 7-9 p.m. on Oct. 20.  This year’s “Sukkah Hop” will begin and end at the home of Pam Kelner, 6453 Bresslyn Ave. While traveling from one sukkah to another for a four-course meal, participants will learn about what Hadassah does locally and

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