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Federation CEO Eric Still On Newschannel 5

Eric Stillman, CEO of The Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee appeared on Newschannel 5+ show Openline. He was interviewed by host Ben Hall about rising antisemitism in Nashville. 

Nashville’s Jewish Community to Help Provide Aid to Afghan Allies

The United States is currently seeing tens of thousands of Afghans pour into the country as Humanitarian Parolees. After spending weeks or months on military bases while awaiting processing, they are now in need of assistance, and Nashville’s Jewish community is coordinating effort…


It was late at night. The latkes were long gone.  The kids were asleep.  I went and sat down to do some studying and saw my little flame still going strong.  (Yes, the large glasses of oil tend to outlast the candles).  

And then I stopped to think: 

There's something…

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Engagement Associate

Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee seeks an engaging, dynamic, sociable and motivated professional for a part-time position as the Engagement Associate. The Associate will focus on increasing the organization’s engagement with Newcomers and under-en…

Save the Date

Stand Against Antisemitism 

SAVE THE DATE: January 27, 2022  


In the months that have followed since the sharp increase in antisemitism across this country and elsewhere around the world, the Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee has respon…

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