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Sylvan Park Becomes Latest Neighborhood to Fall Victim to Hate Crime

Sylvan Park Becomes Latest Neighborhood to Fall Victim to Hate Crime: Community Responds with Show of Unity, Support, Love

Sylvan Park community joins in calling out hate crimes.

On a recent chilly Sunday morning, residents of Sylvan Park woke to learn that five homes in the West Nashvil…

The Temple’s Next D’or and NowGen Group Collaborate on a Networking Night

The Temple’s Next D’or and Federation’s NowGen to team up for networking event on March 23.

Congregation Ohabai Sholom’s young adult group, Next D’or, is teaming up with The Jewish Federation’s young adult group, NowGen, for a night of networking, learning and interacting with…

Health & Wellness: “Don’t Stop Thinkin’ About Tomorrow”

If we’ve spent any time together, you’ve heard me emphatically announce my gratitude for the opportunities the Nashville community has provided me. The women of Hadassah, WES Sisterhood, BCON, Music City Pickleball, Today in Nashville, and Local on 2, to name a few, have offered me a v…

Book review, Hatemail: Anti-Semitism on Picture Postcards


Before email and social media, the best way to reach across the miles to share a brief, friendly greeting was the picture postcard. From the 1890s through the 1910s, the US, Great Britain, and Europe saw the Golden Era of the “postcard craze.” Over this twenty-year period, explains…

March 2023 Galleries

March in Galleries: The work of John Guider, Peach McComb, Brenda Butka, and Marla Faith.

In March the Janet Levine March Gallery will feature the work of John Guider, an internationally recognized photographer and author living in Nashville. His work has been shown in museums throughout th…

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