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Working Together to Serve the Most Vulnerable

By Laura Linder and Larry SkolnickPictured above: Jewish Family Service staff members Mary Elizabeth Jones, Bill Monroe, Teresa Hughes, Audrey May, Rashki Osina, Miriam Cauley-Crisp, and Dale Steele pose for a photo in the JFS Kosher Food Pantry. With the MJCC managing JFS and Memphis Jewish Federation securing…

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Situation in Israel – Donate to Victims of Terror 

Give Now. As Israel heads into Yom HaZikaron (Remembrance/MemorialDay) – a day to honor the memory of those who have fallen in sacrifice of aJewish state – we mourn with Israel for the four Israeli civilians murdered byHamas rocket attacks – Pinchas Menachem Prezuazman, 21; Ziad al-Hamamda, 47…

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Religious Hate Harms People of All Faiths

Wewere horrified by the news over the weekend of the attacks on Christianworshipers in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the latest global example of religiouslymotivated violence. The bombings, which killed almost 300 people and injuredmore than 500, are being attributed to the National Thowheed Jamaath, a…

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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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