University of Tennessee Speaks Out Against Anti-Semitism

Earlier this month, violent anti-Semitic messages and imagery were twice spray-painted onto the Rock, a beloved centerpiece of the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus. When the UTK administration responded with a mild message of admonishment, Jews across the state of Tennessee were disappointed and confused by the University…

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Layers of Learning: My Teen Israel Experience

By Batya Salomon In January, I set off on the adventure of a lifetime. I left Memphis and all my friends and family behind to spend a semester in Israel. I was terrified of being gone for four whole months, but I was also sure that I was going…

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80 Years Later: Kristallnacht

By Gila GolderEighty years ago today, the Nazis were preparing to launch a spate of violent attacks targeting Jews in Germany, Austria, and the Sudentenland region of Czechoslovakia. Deadly rioting broke out on the night of November 9, 1938, and continued for 48 hours. Anti-Semitic mobs embarked on…

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