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Memphis-Shoham Partnership: Celebrating Thanksgiving2Gether

Memphis Jewish Federation’s partnership with the central Israeli city of Shoham, which is part of the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)’s Partnership2Gether program, has led to many meaningful relationships blossoming between members of the two linked communities. This item, from a recent JAFI newsletter about partnerships like ours…

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An Israeli in Memphis: I Feel an Embrace

Tali Versano Eisman, resident of Memphis’s Israeli partner city Shoham and a member of the Memphis-Shoham project’s steering committee, visited Memphis in October to deepen ties between the two communities, and to speak at this year’s Israel Festival. In this piece, she reflects on her visit…

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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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