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September 2023 in the Gordon JCC Galleries

Flower, but Golda Sigel

The Janet Levine March Gallery will feature the work of the Tennessee Watercolor Society exhibition titled: "Field of Vision." The exhibition represents the unique 'field of vision' of 33 Tennessee Watercolor Society Artists and how they interpret their world.


A Rabbi and a Doctor Discuss Forgiveness

By Rabbi Mark Schiftan and Dr. Frank Boehm

Frank: Mark while we were on our recent June trip to Berlin, we often spoke about issues surrounding the topic of forgiveness, and with the High Holidays around the corner, I thought this would be a good time to explore some of those issues and beg…

People of the Books - September 2023

Deborah Lipstadt, Antisemitism: Here and Now. Schocken, 2019.

For the past few months, I’ve been sharing some enjoyable summer reads in my reviews, even as I have been playing catch-up on more serious tomes. As we head into a new year as Jews, I’ve been particularly seeking to deepen my…

Cantor debuts creative Jewish film for Nashville community

The Nashville Jewish Film Festival and Congregation Micah are proud to present the Nashville premiere of Cantor Josh Goldberg’s award-winning film, Morning, A Journey: A Visual Album. This unique 60-minute feature film explores the nature of prayer and spirituality, utilizing spoken word, …

Shall We Dance?

Dance, with cutline: Wednesday night folk dancers gather for fun, great music, and camaraderie.

As we approach Rosh Hashanah, most of our focus is on improving our spiritual self, but it’s also a good time to think about ways to take better care of our bodies. So why not try Israeli fol…

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