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Series of short videos explores the context and impact of the Six Day War on its 50th anniversary

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

A consortium of Jewish media and communal organizations in Israel and the United States is offering a series of 12 short videos this month marking the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War. The war, which took place on June 5-10, marked a pivotal turn in the history of the Middle East and the Jewish

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A Poignant Reunion

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Congregational News & Events – June 2017 issue

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

@ The Temple Two Tennessee Temples going to Spain next year The Temple of Nashville and Temple Israel of Memphis are planning a joint trip to Spain in February that will focus on the country’s rich Jewish history and heritage.  The trip will be from Feb. 15-22, and it will be led by Rabbi Mark

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JFS Chesed Dinner

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

 


Brewer and Fleischer to be honored at JFS annual meeting on June 8

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Jewish Family Service will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, June 8 when it will install new executive board members and directors, honor outgoing directors, and present awards to two people involved with JFS, Jim Brewer and Lynn Fleischer. The meeting, which is open to the entire community, will be from 7-8 p.m. in the

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OPINION – Responding to refugees with kindness, not fear

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

By Heidi Addlestone I am not a source of fear because I am not Muslim. I have not been a child soldier.  I have not been tortured. I have not witnessed my family members murdered before my eyes. I have not suffered destruction, trauma, or death from chemical weapons. I have not lived most of

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OPINION – Remembering a friend, Bernard Werthan

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

By Imam Ossama Bahloul Today I say goodbye to a dear friend, Bernard Werthan, who passed away last month.  While you may be gone from this earth, you will not be forgotten.  It was a great pleasure knowing and working with Bernard Werthan and an honor to call him my friend. I will never forget his

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A Day of Service

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by tgregory

Community’s “ruach” on display as hundreds turn out to celebrate Israel Independence Day

Posted on: May 8th, 2017 by tgregory
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“It’s so wonderful to see every part of the community come together – especially the kids.”


Chef Joe will be manning the grill as community Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration returns to Red Caboose Park

Posted on: April 29th, 2017 by tgregory
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3-6 p.m., Sunday, May 7