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JCP Staff Spotlight: Alyson Chensasky

Many readers know the Jewish Community Partners staff through our work. Each Friday, you’ll hear from a different member of the team in our own words, sharing more of the story of who we are.   Alyson ChensaskyDirector, Endowment and Professional Advisor Development Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma.College…

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Camp Ramah Yachad: Vital Jewish Experiences

By Annabelle BaerLast summer, I spent two weeks at a Russian-speaking Jewish summer camp in Ukraine. Eleven Jewish teens, including myself, represented different Ramah camps as counselors at Camp Ramah Yachad. With Judaism as our common bond, and Hebrew as our common language, this was one of the…

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Seniors Starting Over

By Jay MenuskinMoving to Memphis has been a real adventure for Marcia and me. I had lived in Chattanooga for all my life, and Marcia had lived there since shortly after we got married in 1958. My parents were both born in Chattanooga, and Marcia’s parents lived in…

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