Browsing Tag: Memphis Jewish Community

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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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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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Final Reflections: Returning to Our Routines

The Memphis group returned last week from Poland and Israel, where they visited many historic sites and diverse communities, including the city of Shoham, Memphis’ newly-named Israeli partner city. The JCP/MJCC-sponsored trip connected the travelers to their Jewish history, taking them to important sites from the recent…

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Shoham: Memphis’ Israeli Sister City

The Memphis group returns today from Poland and Israel, where they visited many historic sites and diverse communities, including the city of Shoham, Memphis’ newly-named Israeli partner city. The JCP/MJCC-sponsored trip connected the travelers to their Jewish history, taking them to important sites from the recent past…

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