People

Shayna Giles: A Mentor in the Making

“What’s really cool about Federation is that it has its hands in every part of the Jewish community,” said Shayna Giles, one of the younger donors to Memphis Jewish Federation’s Annual Community Campaign. “It’s not just Conservative, Reform, or Orthodox, and they don’t just help with…

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News

Memphis Jewish Federation Welcomes Newcomers to Community

“I found the Newcomer event to be an excellent way to reconnect to my roots in Memphis. It reassured me that I made the right decision in moving back to my hometown,” said Ari Zelig, who recently returned to Memphis with his wife, Danielle. “The Memphis Jewish community is incredibly…

by Steven Holman-
People

A Shabbat Message from Debbie B. Lazarov: Who am I?

By Debbie B. LazarovAbout three years ago, I was inspired by a younger woman who had recently returned from a Memphis Jewish Federation MOMentum Moms’ trip to Israel. She said it changed her life. Since I had retired ten years prior, I had been searching for something that would light…

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People

Alex Agranov: My Teen Israel Experience

Alex Agranov, son of Dana and Seth Agranov, is a senior at Crosstown High School. Memphis Jewish Federation’s Lemsky Endowment Fund provided him with a Teen Israel Experience grant to help offset the costs of his BBYO Israel Journey program in Israel. All rising high school juniors and seniors…

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