Browsing Tag: Sophie Bloch Memphis


Hillel Faculty Lecture Series Starts Tomorrow

Season 3 of the Hillels of Memphis On One Foot: Jewish Faculty Lecture Series kicks off tomorrow, Friday, September 24, and features a new group of Jewish academics from Rhodes College and the University of Memphis. Lectures this season will be featured every second or third Friday of each month…

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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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Hillels of Memphis Director Accepted to Prestigious Fellowship

Sophie Bloch, Director of Hillels of Memphis,has been accepted to participate in the 8th cohort of the Hartman Fellowshipfor Hillel Professionals during the 2020-2021 school year. The Hartman Fellowship for Hillel Professionals brings together a select group of campus professionals from across North America and Israel…

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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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