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Memphis Jewish Federation Invests in Israel Experiences for Local Youth

By Gila GolderExciting. Meaningful.Spiritual. Special. Amazing. Outstanding. These are just some of the adjectivesstudent participants used to describe their Spring 2019 Israel experiences, ledby Bornblum Jewish Community School and Margolin Hebrew Academy/FeinstoneYeshiva of the South and made possible by significant grants from MemphisJewish…

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Taste of Israel 2019 Brings Israeli Flavor to Memphis April 4

Erling Jensen (Erling Jensen the Restaurant), Karen Carrier (Bar DKDC, Beauty Shop, Another Roadside Attraction) and Shelly Ostrow (Holy Cow) return with the flavors of Israel for Memphis Jewish Federation’s Taste of Israel 2019, presented by SunTrust Bank. This year, they are joined by two exciting newcomers to the…

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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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