Browsing Tag: Jewish Memphis


Memphis: A Welcoming Community

By Gila Golder- Gila is JCP’s community impact associate and a transplant from Baltimore. In fall 2014, I was living in upstate New York with my husband, Rob, and we were looking for a change.Rob was commuting two hours each way from Rochester to Ithaca, in his final…

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Arts & Culture, People

Captain Ben Schaffer: Eyewitness to Horror

The letter below was written by Captain (Dr.) Ben Schaffer to his wife Fagie Schaffer while he was in Austria at the end of World War II as one of the first medical staff to enter Mauthausen concentration camp. Captain Schaffer, a dentist serving in the medical corps of the…

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