Community Listings September 2022

East Side Tribe:

East Side Tribe welcomes any and all for our monthly “last Friday of the month” Shabbat on September 30th. Please join us from 6:30-8:30pm for dinner and shmoozing. RSVP by emailing

We are always looking for hosts for future Shabbats and you don’t need to live on the East side to do that! Email if interested.


Hadassah Happenings:

On September 18, Hadassah will host a Mimosas and Munchies reception for new and transferred members to Hadassah in the last two years. If you are new to Hadassah and/or new to Nashville please join the Hadassah board members and learn about social, educational and volunteer opportunities to support the philanthropic mission of Hadassah. Contact membership chairs, Robbie Lasky( or Bobbi Lipschutz( to attend..


Coming to Nashville on October 30, award winning singer, songwriter, "Batsheva" will perform Ladino and Yiddish music at the Hadassah annual Donor. This event will support Hadassah's critical assistance of Ukrainians through medical clinics at the borders and care of displaced Ukrainian children at Youth Aliyah. Become a sponsor and attend to support this lifesaving work. Contact event co-chairs, Marsha Jaffa ( and Sherri Holzer ( for more information.


Jewish Genealogy Society of Nashville:

The next meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Nashville will be Sunday, September 18th at 2:00PM Central Time. The agenda includes updates from the 42nd IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy; a discussion on upcoming speakers and programs, newsletter, and website. Please contact Scott Newman at for more information and link to the meeting.


Looking for a new way to get fit with good music and great camaraderie? Come and try Israeli folk dancing, which includes not only music and dances from Israel, but from many other countries, including Israel, Yemen, Morocco, Greece, Spain, Ireland, and others. Dancing is good for a healthy brain and a healthy body. Meet new friends at this no-cost, fun activity.


When and Where? Wednesday evening in the all-purpose room at Akiva School

5:45 – 6:15 pm - beginners (no experience necessary for the beginners’ session)

6:15 - 7:00 pm - intermediate and advanced Questions? Email Judy Given @

Friday morning in the JCC gym (you don’t have to be a JCC member to participate)

11:30 am – 12:45 pm Intermediate and advanced Questions? Email Evelyn Koch @


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