People, Uncategorized

Grief Before the Celebration

-by Noa SiskindThis past May, I went to Israel for the first time through March of the Living with the BBYO delegation. The trip was scheduled during the week of Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzmaut.  Yom HaZikaron is Memorial Day in Israel, and it is a day of great…

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Arts & Culture

ASBEE’s Kosher BBQ Contest Totally Rocks

 901 Rocks started as a fun way for Memphis neighbors to interact, painting and hiding rocks, then leaving hints to their whereabouts on a Facebook page. The game caught fire and spread, growing to more than 13,000 players by the end of the summer, and it’s still…

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News

New Semester, New Hillel at Rhodes

June 30, 2016 – (Memphis, TENNESSEE) – In partnership with our friends and colleagues at Rhodes College, Jewish Community Partners is proud to announce the formation of a Hillel at Rhodes College, which will launch with the fall 2016 semester.Around 70 Jewish students are enrolled at Rhodes, and while a Jewish…

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People

B’Nai Tzedek: Foundations in Philanthropy

-by Joshua KatzAround ten kids my age were sitting at the table, and the only other person I knew was my brother. As my first B’Nai Tzedek meeting started, we got a little background on what exactly it was that we were doing. They told us we had…

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