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New Semester, New Hillel at Rhodes

June 30, 2016 – (Memphis, TENNESSEE) – In partnership with our friends and colleagues at Rhodes College, Jewish Community Partners is proud to announce the formation of a Hillel at Rhodes College, which will launch with the fall 2016 semester.Around 70 Jewish students are enrolled at Rhodes, and while a Jewish…

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B’Nai Tzedek: Foundations in Philanthropy

-by Joshua KatzAround ten kids my age were sitting at the table, and the only other person I knew was my brother. As my first B’Nai Tzedek meeting started, we got a little background on what exactly it was that we were doing. They told us we had…

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Adventures in the Desert

-by Molly RogersMy journey in Israel started with a four day stay in the Negev. Before this adventure in the desert, I thought: “Oh, I’m just with a group of normal Jewish teenagers. It’s not like this hike could be very strenuous.” Boy, was I wrong! Throughout…

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From the streets of Tsfat to the heights of Mt. Masada

-by Spencer GruberSimilar to many people travelling to Israel for the first time, I was eager to learn the history behind the birthplace of our religion and people. I had heard many stories from other members of my Temple’s congregation, friends, and family members about their experiences in…

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