Browsing Tag: Jewish life in Memphis


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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Arts & Culture, People

Warren Kramer: A Survivor’s Story

95-year-old Warren Kramer, pictured above in his youth with his parents and grandparents, spends the colder half of each year in Memphis with his daughter, Adina Samberg, and her family, living in New York City with his other daughter Evelyn Moskowitz for the spring and summer months. Jewish…

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Arts & Culture, News

Holocaust Art & Essay Winners Announced

Memphis Jewish Federation’s 10th Annual Holocaust Artand Essay Competition invited students to respond to the topic SustainingCulture and Community: The Many Faces of Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto. Open to all students in Tennessee and the Mid-South, the contestdrew submissions from a diverse group of…

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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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