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Alex Rochkind: My Teen Israel Experience

Alex Rochkind, the daughter of Leslieand Bill Rochkind, is an 11th grade student at Lausanne CollegiateSchool. Memphis Jewish Federation’s Lemsky Endowment Fund provided her with aTeen Israel Experience grant to help offset the costs of her Summer 2019 BBYOprogram in Israel. All rising juniors and…

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Memphis Jewish Federation Announces New Rhodes Fellow

Memphis was not remotely on Tess Herzog’s radar as she searched for places to attend college.“I was readyto go North East and get out of Tennessee,” said the Nashville native, RhodesCollege freshman, and a recipient of a 2019-2020 Rhodes College JewishCommunity Fellowship.Lucky for…

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Dispatch from Israel: A Jew by Choice

By Melissa FaberMelissa is currently in Israel with a group of women coordinated through Memphis Jewish Federation. The JWRP MOMentum Trip to Israel is designed to empower women to change the world through Jewish values that transform themselves, their families, and our community. This year, the cohort from Memphis…

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