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Rabbi Ilan Feldman coming to Nashville

Chabad of Nashville, home of Judaism done joyfully, will be hosting a weekend with scholar in residence Rabbi Ilan Feldman, spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Jacob in Atlanta, a renown public speaker, and author. Rabbi Feldman will share some of his transformational wisdom, on the w…

Mayor Cooper lights the Metro Menorah

For the past 18 years Chabad of Nashville has been lighting the Metro Menorah at Riverfront Park and then at Public Square with a sitting Nashville Mayor, starting with Mayor Purcell, then Mayor Dean, followed by Mayor Megan Barry, Mayor David Briley, and this year with Mayor John Cooper. …

Ancient Marriage Secrets Revealed at the Art of Marriage Course

The Art of Marriage, a provocative new course on the secrets of successful marriage is once returning to Nashville. This new course will begin on Wednesday, January 12th, at 7:00 PM, and continue for four consecutive Wednesday evenings, at Chabad of Nashville on Bel…

Vanderbilt Hillel Announces Staff Changes

As Vanderbilt Hillel looks forward to an exciting semester, it is preparing for several staffing changes. Hillel’s longtime and dedicated Assistant Director Brian Small and Director of Operations Debby Wiston are both leaving to pursue new opportunities.  Executive Director A…

AKIVA ENGAGES GRANDPARENTS WITH VISIT TO ISRAEL MUSEUM

Every November Akiva hosts its annual Grandparents and Special Friends Day, welcoming grandparents, and special friends into the school for specialized programming and a chance to see what their grandchild’s Akiva experience is all about. This year’s virtual program found grandpar…

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