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A Shabbat Message from Debbie B. Lazarov: Who am I?

By Debbie B. LazarovAbout three years ago, I was inspired by a younger woman who had recently returned from a Memphis Jewish Federation MOMentum Moms’ trip to Israel. She said it changed her life. Since I had retired ten years prior, I had been searching for something that would light…

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People

Alex Agranov: My Teen Israel Experience

Alex Agranov, son of Dana and Seth Agranov, is a senior at Crosstown High School. Memphis Jewish Federation’s Lemsky Endowment Fund provided him with a Teen Israel Experience grant to help offset the costs of his BBYO Israel Journey program in Israel. All rising high school juniors and seniors…

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Jewish Community Partners Strengthens Memphis Jewish Community with Promotions and New Hires

Jewish Community Partners has recently on-boarded and promoted several professionals to further empower Memphis Jewish Federation and the Jewish Foundation of Memphis. Melinda Lejman, Steven Holman, and Lorraine Wolf have joined in key positions, while Sheri Gadberry, Bluma Zuckerbrot-Finkelstein, and Sarah VanderWalde have received much-deserved promotions.Guided…

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People

Sam Canales: Leadership Through a Jewish Lens

“Federation supports the institutions that have supported my family for generations and it means something to me to be a part of that,” said Sam Canales, a recent graduate of The University of Georgia and, at 22, among the younger donors to Memphis Jewish Federation’s Annual Community Campaign. “It…

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