Browsing Tag: Memphis Jewish Federation

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A Closer Connection to Israel: Teen Israel Experience

By David Mashinsky This past summer, I went to Israel on NCSY TJJ (The Jerusalem Journey). I had already been to Israel multiple times to visit family. I heard about the trip from a friend and thought I would go because my friends are going. I wasn’t expecting…

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University of Tennessee Speaks Out Against Anti-Semitism

Earlier this month, violent anti-Semitic messages and imagery were twice spray-painted onto the Rock, a beloved centerpiece of the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus. When the UTK administration responded with a mild message of admonishment, Jews across the state of Tennessee were disappointed and confused by the University…

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Layers of Learning: My Teen Israel Experience

By Batya Salomon In January, I set off on the adventure of a lifetime. I left Memphis and all my friends and family behind to spend a semester in Israel. I was terrified of being gone for four whole months, but I was also sure that I was going…

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