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Dear Diary: The Germans Invaded Lodz Today

By Rakhel Finkelstein 9th grade, Goldie Margolin School for GirlsThis essay won second place in last year’s Holocaust Art and Essay Contest, open to all 6-12 students in Tennessee and the Mid-South. This year’s contest is just gearing up. The image is one of two…

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Arts & Culture, People

An Israeli in Memphis: I Feel an Embrace

Tali Versano Eisman, resident of Memphis’s Israeli partner city Shoham and a member of the Memphis-Shoham project’s steering committee, visited Memphis in October to deepen ties between the two communities, and to speak at this year’s Israel Festival. In this piece, she reflects on her visit…

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Arts & Culture

Bringing Hanukkah to Christian Brothers University

By Dr. Stan Eisen, Professor and Director  of Preprofessonal Health Programs, Biology Department, Christian Brothers UniversityPhotos by Mary Nikkel Christian Brothers University prides itself as welcoming students and staff of all traditions and faiths. Even so, there has never been a Hanukkah Menorah lighting ceremony until now. On…

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