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Jewish Life on Memphis Campuses: Hillel Fall Semester Review

By Sophie Bloch, Director, Hillels of MemphisAbove: University of Memphis students Niki Schienberg, Gila Karasik, Eli Apel, and Jessica Breining gather for an end of semester Hanukkah lunch at the Morris S. Fogelman Hillel building near the University of Memphis campus. I often joke that my job as the…

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Memphis Jewish Federation Announces New Rhodes Fellow

Memphis was not remotely on Tess Herzog’s radar as she searched for places to attend college.“I was readyto go North East and get out of Tennessee,” said the Nashville native, RhodesCollege freshman, and a recipient of a 2019-2020 Rhodes College JewishCommunity Fellowship.Lucky for…

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Hillels of Memphis Welcomes Sophie Bloch

When Jewish students begin classes at Universityof Memphis and Rhodes College this fall, Sophie Bloch will be at the forefrontto help them navigate Jewish life throughout their college journey.As Jewish Community Partners’ new Director of Hillels of Memphis and Director of Student Life, Sophie brings enthusiasm and…

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My Jewish Connections on the Rhodes College Campus

By Marisa MooreThere are currently five Jewish Community Fellows at Rhodes College. As part of their fellowship, they periodically share their experiences as Jewish college students with the larger community. Being Jewish has always been a huge part of my life. When I was younger, I attended Hebrew school…

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