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Open Arms for New Jewish Memphians

Last weekend, forty-two new Jewish Memphians, ranging in age from toddler to senior and hailing from such far-flung spots as Seattle, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chattanooga, and Albany, were welcomed at a brunch last week sponsored by Jewish Community Partners and held at the home of Jill and Ken…

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Ancient Bricks

By Robin DuI was born in Israel and I have visited Israel many times. But the trip I took this past summer was the most meaningful trip to Israel I have ever had. All my past trips have always been to see family; I had never actually seen many…

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Beauty and Antiquity in a Holy Place

-By Daniel SlovisI was lucky– six weeks is a long time for a first visit to the Jewish Holy Land, and it was just the right amount of time for me to have a completely life-changing experience.I never expected to have such a fulfilling Israel trip. I…

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A Pride of Lions: International Lion of Judah Conference

Eshet chayil mi yimtza v’rachok mip’ninim michrah- An accomplished woman, who can find? Her value is far beyond pearls- from the Eshet Chayil, a poem attributed to King Solomon that concludes the book of proverbs. 17,500 women strong, the Jewish Federation’s Lion of Judah cohort are…

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