Browsing Tag: Memphis Jewish Federation

People

Reese Parker- I’ve Waited for this Moment for Eight Whole Years

Each year, Memphis Jewish Federation provides a travel subsidy from the Lemsky Endowment Fund for students making the Bornblum Jewish Community School 8th Grade Trip to Israel. About ten students make the journey each year and return to Memphis with tangible personal connections to Israel. In this series, we’ll…

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People

Itamar Almalem- The Journey of a Lifetime

Each year, Memphis Jewish Federation provides a travel subsidy from the Lemsky Endowment Fund for students making the Bornblum Jewish Community School 8th Grade Trip to Israel. About ten students make the journey each year and return to Memphis with tangible personal connections to Israel. In this series, we’ll…

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Arts & Culture

The Holocaust and Its Horrors

Memphis Jewish Federation’s 8th Annual Holocaust Art and Essay Competition drew an unprecedented 87 essay entries and 85 art entries from students in Tennessee and the Mid-South. This year’s theme was Degradation and Dehumanization: The Nazi Assault on Human Dignity. The contest was sponsored by the Memphis…

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News, People

A Firsthand Look at the Jewish Federation’s work in India

Reprinted from ejewishphilanthropy.comBy Rebecca LoebIt’s one thing to read, from the comforts of my home in Houston, about the Jewish Federation’s humanitarian work around the world. To witness that work up close, in India, is an entirely different experience.I recently visited India on a…

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