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Memphis Jewish Federation Invests in Israel Experiences for Local Youth

By Gila GolderExciting. Meaningful.Spiritual. Special. Amazing. Outstanding. These are just some of the adjectivesstudent participants used to describe their Spring 2019 Israel experiences, ledby Bornblum Jewish Community School and Margolin Hebrew Academy/FeinstoneYeshiva of the South and made possible by significant grants from MemphisJewish…

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Religious Hate Harms People of All Faiths

Wewere horrified by the news over the weekend of the attacks on Christianworshipers in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the latest global example of religiouslymotivated violence. The bombings, which killed almost 300 people and injuredmore than 500, are being attributed to the National Thowheed Jamaath, a…

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Faces of Memphis and Shoham: Cindi Weinstein

Interviewand photo by Lynnie MirvisPart of Memphis Jewish Federation’s ongoing efforts to connect Memphis and Israel, the 70 Faces of Memphis and Shoham project was designed to form real connections between the people of Jewish Memphis and the people of Shoham, Israel, Memphis’s partner city through…

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A Firsthand Look at the Jewish Federation’s work in India

Reprinted from ejewishphilanthropy.comBy Rebecca LoebIt’s one thing to read, from the comforts of my home in Houston, about the Jewish Federation’s humanitarian work around the world. To witness that work up close, in India, is an entirely different experience.I recently visited India on a…

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