Browsing Tag: Memphis Jewish Community


2016: JCP Made an Impact

Though we’re still smack in the middle of our 2017 Annual Community Campaign and need every donor to give, we wanted to pause and share our pride in what community giving was able to accomplish in 2016, in Memphis, in Israel, and around the world.It’s because of…

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Arts & Culture, People

2017 Holocaust Art and Essay Contest

They are stark, profound ideas for Jewish middle and high school to ponder: the portrayal of Jews as rats, dogs, and parasites in Nazi propaganda; the Nazi obsession with racial purity; Nazi medical experimentation “for the greater good”; Nazi ideology asserting that Jews posed a serious threat to German society…

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News, People

Celia’s Chanukah Miracle

“I think it would be a surprise to get a Chanukah present you didn’t know you were going to get. And happy. You would have something to play with. I didn’t think there would be very much kids who didn’t get Chanukah presents, but there are some…

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Memphis: A Welcoming Community

By Gila Golder- Gila is JCP’s community impact associate and a transplant from Baltimore. In fall 2014, I was living in upstate New York with my husband, Rob, and we were looking for a change.Rob was commuting two hours each way from Rochester to Ithaca, in his final…

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