Browsing Tag: Memphis Jewish Federation

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After the Fire, the Gift of Family

Reprinted from our partners at The Jewish Federations of North America. Your giving to Memphis Jewish Federation’s Annual Community Campaign makes funds available for families in need, in Memphis, Israel and around the world. This story is an example of the impact your giving can have on people in…

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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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Open Arms for New Jewish Memphians

Last weekend, forty-two new Jewish Memphians, ranging in age from toddler to senior and hailing from such far-flung spots as¬†Seattle, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chattanooga, and Albany, were welcomed at a brunch last week sponsored by Jewish Community Partners and held at the home of Jill and Ken…

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Beauty and Antiquity in a Holy Place

-By Daniel SlovisI was lucky– six weeks is a long time for a first visit to the Jewish Holy Land, and it was just the right amount of time for me to have a completely life-changing experience.I never expected to have such a fulfilling Israel trip. I…

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