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Lion Behind the Pin: Jeri Moskovitz’s Jewish Journey

Though her hometown of Augusta, Georgia’s Jewish community was tiny, Memphis Lion of Judah Jeri Moskovitz nonetheless enjoyed an abundance of Jewish engagement opportunities because of intentional decisions by her parents. Her JCC President dad, Haskell Toporek, and Hadassah President mom, Dale, made sure Jeri and her siblings were…

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StrongTogether: Connecting Different People in Different Ways

Featured image: Blues pianist Diana Kabakoff is pictured with legendary Memphis saxophonist Dr. Herman Green, at a birthday celebration for him at the Rum Boogie Cafe. Memphis musician Diana Kabakoff has been a longtime donor to Federation’s Annual Campaign, grew up at Temple Israel, and has been actively involved…

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DonorStrong: My Father’s Example

Few family names are as synonymous with philanthropy in Memphis as Scheidt. From university buildings to the pages of innumerable non-profit annual reports, the name is a constant in our city, in the Jewish community and beyond.When the family patriarch, Rudi Scheidt, Sr., of blessed memory, passed away…

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