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Crisis in Syria: We Can Help

The following message was sent this morning from Jewish Federations of North America President and CEO Jerry Silverman. You can also jump directly to Memphis Jewish Federation’s Aleppo Assistance Fund.Dear Friends,Now entering its sixth year, the conflict in Syria continues to take a drastic toll on the…

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After the Fire, the Gift of Family

Reprinted from our partners at The Jewish Federations of North America. Your giving to Memphis Jewish Federation’s Annual Community Campaign makes funds available for families in need, in Memphis, Israel and around the world. This story is an example of the impact your giving can have on people in…

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Memphis: A Welcoming Community

By Gila Golder- Gila is JCP’s community impact associate and a transplant from Baltimore. In fall 2014, I was living in upstate New York with my husband, Rob, and we were looking for a change.Rob was commuting two hours each way from Rochester to Ithaca, in his final…

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BBYO: Forming Jewish Identity

-By Sam Canales, pictured above (second from the left) with his immediate family- brother Aaron, mother Stacy, and father Art Canales. Photos by Barry MarkowitzSam Canales read an abridged version of this speech at Jewish Community Partner’s Pillars of the Community event this week, honoring the families, organizations…

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