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Travel & Leisure 2017 Advertorials

Posted on: October 31st, 2017 by tgregory

Fulfill lifelong dreams with FiftyForward Travel Whether it’s a day trip to a local or regional must-see destination or an overseas adventure, FiftyForward Travel offers exciting opportunities to visit fun places outside your neighborhood and around the globe. Trips with FiftyForward Travel always include comfortable accommodations, knowledgeable tour guides, safe and easy travel itineraries, and

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New discoveries in Western Wall

Posted on: October 31st, 2017 by tgregory

Excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority, with the participation of volunteers, have uncovered large portions of courses of the Western Wall that have been hidden for 1,700 years. An ancient Roman theater-like structure was exposed for the first time. The discoveries were announced in a news release from the Israel Antiquities Authority. The dramatic

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Joint Statement of October 26

Posted on: October 27th, 2017 by The Jewish Observer

A STATEMENT FROM THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF NASHVILLE AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE AND ITS COMMUNITY RELATIONS COMMITTEE, JEWISH CONGREGATIONS AND OTHER LOCAL JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS   On October 28 two communities near to Nashville, our neighbors in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro, will be the sites of rallies planned by several white supremacist hate groups. These groups promote a

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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
HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL-FEATURE

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
Mikveh Final Render-FEATUREonly

“The Mikvah has been essential to Jewish communal life since Biblical times.”