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Benjamin Mendelson: My Teen Israel Experience

Benjamin Mendelson, the son of Tracey and David Mendelson, is a 11th grade student at Cooper Yeshiva High School for Boys. Memphis Jewish Federation’s Lemsky Endowment Fund provided him with a Teen Israel Experience grant to help offset the costs of his Summer 2019 NCSY program in Israel. All…

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Alex Rochkind: My Teen Israel Experience

Alex Rochkind, the daughter of Leslieand Bill Rochkind, is an 11th grade student at Lausanne CollegiateSchool. Memphis Jewish Federation’s Lemsky Endowment Fund provided her with aTeen Israel Experience grant to help offset the costs of her Summer 2019 BBYOprogram in Israel. All rising juniors and…

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Memphis Jewish Federation Announces New Rhodes Fellow

Memphis was not remotely on Tess Herzog’s radar as she searched for places to attend college.“I was readyto go North East and get out of Tennessee,” said the Nashville native, RhodesCollege freshman, and a recipient of a 2019-2020 Rhodes College JewishCommunity Fellowship.Lucky for…

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