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Jewish Life on Memphis Campuses: Hillel Fall Semester Review

By Sophie Bloch, Director, Hillels of MemphisAbove: University of Memphis students Niki Schienberg, Gila Karasik, Eli Apel, and Jessica Breining gather for an end of semester Hanukkah lunch at the Morris S. Fogelman Hillel building near the University of Memphis campus. I often joke that my job as the…

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Hillels of Memphis Director Accepted to Prestigious Fellowship

Sophie Bloch, Director of Hillels of Memphis,has been accepted to participate in the 8th cohort of the Hartman Fellowshipfor Hillel Professionals during the 2020-2021 school year. The Hartman Fellowship for Hillel Professionals brings together a select group of campus professionals from across North America and Israel…

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Faces of Memphis and Shoham: Elaine and Fred Miner

Photo and interview by Jimmy and Natalie JalenakPart of Memphis Jewish Federation’s ongoing efforts to connect Memphis and Israel, the 70 Faces of Memphis and Shoham project was designed to form real connections between the people of Jewish Memphis and the people of Shoham, Israel, Memphis’s partner…

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