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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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My Israel Story #58- Jacob Klaven

We’re marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of Israel with a year-long celebration! Keep an eye out for “Memphis Celebrates Israel at 70” branding at your synagogue, at events around town, and online. In this My Israel Story series, we’re asking Memphians to tell their personal…

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My Israel Story #56- Baylee Less

We’re marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of Israel with a year-long celebration! Keep an eye out for “Memphis Celebrates Israel at 70” branding at your synagogue, at events around town, and online. In this My Israel Story series, we’re asking Memphians to tell their personal…

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BBYO: Forming Jewish Identity

-By Sam Canales, pictured above (second from the left) with his immediate family- brother Aaron, mother Stacy, and father Art Canales. Photos by Barry MarkowitzSam Canales read an abridged version of this speech at Jewish Community Partner’s Pillars of the Community event this week, honoring the families, organizations…

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Ancient Bricks

By Robin DuI was born in Israel and I have visited Israel many times. But the trip I took this past summer was the most meaningful trip to Israel I have ever had. All my past trips have always been to see family; I had never actually seen many…

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