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Community Member Calls for Activism, Looks to Form Chavurah

Charlie Belenky is calling on progressive Jews in Memphis to coalesce around a cause: promoting mishpat (justice for all), and tikun olam (repairing the environment).This as yet unnamed Chavurah is open to members of all congregations as well as the unaffiliated and non-observant. It’s part of a…

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Super Sunday: Be A Hero

We’re bringing a successful 2017 Annual Campaign to a close, but are mounting one last push to close the last round of gifts. Sunday, February 5, Memphis Jewish Foundation staff and volunteers will be calling past and prospective donors in the annual heroic effort known as Super Sunday.To…

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Four New Israeli Technologies Ahead of the Cutting Edge

This week, Bloomberg News released their Bloomberg Innovation Index for 2017, which ranked 50 countries based on the strength of each country’s research and development, productivity, high-tech density, higher education, concentration of researchers, added value in manufacturing, and patent activity.Israel took the 10th spot this year, living…

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Free Expressions of Faith

By Ariel WexlerMy trip to Israel was a life-changing experience that connected me to my sense of spirituality and Judaism, and also allowed me to form friendships that will last a lifetime. My trip was through BBYO, and it was called ILSI (International Leadership Seminar in Israel). One…

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