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Barry Israel: Ham Radio is Alive and Well

By Barry IsraelPictured above: This was taken at a friend’s “shack” here in Germantown. My name is Barry Israel and my ham radio call sign is KC4SVR.  I am a proud member of several programs at Jewish Family Services including “special needs” equine therapy, a highly educational…

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Faces of Memphis and Shoham: Dorothy Goldwin

Part 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 city through the Jewish Agency for Israel’s…

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Hillels of Memphis Welcomes Sophie Bloch

When Jewish students begin classes at Universityof Memphis and Rhodes College this fall, Sophie Bloch will be at the forefrontto help them navigate Jewish life throughout their college journey.As Jewish Community Partners’ new Director of Hillels of Memphis and Director of Student Life, Sophie brings enthusiasm and…

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Our Partners Secure Community Network Recognized as Leader by DHS, FBI

By Mark Wilf, Chair of Jewish Federations of North America Board of Trustees. Last summer, Jewish Community Partners partnered with the Secure Community Network (SCN), the official homeland security initiative of the organized North American Jewish community, to launch a Regional Security Director program with the hiring of Memphis resident…

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