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Holocaust Art & Essay Winners Announced

Memphis Jewish Federation’s 10th Annual Holocaust Artand Essay Competition invited students to respond to the topic SustainingCulture and Community: The Many Faces of Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto. Open to all students in Tennessee and the Mid-South, the contestdrew submissions from a diverse group of…

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Arts & Culture, People

An Israeli in Memphis: I Feel an Embrace

Tali Versano Eisman, resident of Memphis’s Israeli partner city Shoham and a member of the Memphis-Shoham project’s steering committee, visited Memphis in October to deepen ties between the two communities, and to speak at this year’s Israel Festival. In this piece, she reflects on her visit…

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Arts & Culture

Bringing Hanukkah to Christian Brothers University

By Dr. Stan Eisen, Professor and Director  of Preprofessonal Health Programs, Biology Department, Christian Brothers UniversityPhotos by Mary Nikkel Christian Brothers University prides itself as welcoming students and staff of all traditions and faiths. Even so, there has never been a Hanukkah Menorah lighting ceremony until now. On…

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