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Big Night 2023: Broadway Comes to Nashville was a Hit!

Big Night Out 2023 was an entertaining evening and a great success. Over 200 people attended as Broadway came to Nashville. Guests entered through the Backstage door to an auction room to bid on interesting auction items and feast on appetizers and our own hummus board display. They enjoyed …

James Threalkill is the Featured Artist for Art on the West Side 2023

This year’s Art on the West Side exhibit will feature the work of artist James Threalkill

James Threalkill is the Featured Artist for Art on the West Side 2023

Sharon Benus, Gordon JCC Adult and Community-Wide Programs Director

Art on the West Side, a juried Fine Art and Craft show, h…

I’d Like to Introduce Myself

Hey y’all!

My name is Omer Shabat and I’m the Israeli Shaliach (Israeli emissary) in Nashville.

I came to Nashville almost six months ago. After little time here I wanted to share with you my story about why I decided to take this position and move to the United States.

It all start…

Get Outside: Visit Radnor Lake State Park

Bald eagles nesting at Radnor Lake state park

When your child returns to school next fall, wouldn’t it be great if their “What I Did Over Summer Vacation” essay included “I helped maintain a bald eagle nesting area?” They can do that at Radnor Lake State Park which is a mere twe…

8th graders: Join BBYO!

BBYO is the leading pluralistic Jewish teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences. As expressed in our core values, BBYO welcomes Jewish teens of all backgrounds, denominational affiliation, gender, race, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic s…

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