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Raoul Wallenberg: a Living Legacy

"He who saves one life is considered to have saved the entire world." 

Sanhedrin 37a 

 In July 1944, the young Swedish diplomat Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg was appointed by both the Swedish government and the U.S. government's War Refugee Board to rescue as many of the remaining 230,00…

Writers of the Lost Ark August 2022

Writers of the Lost Ark will be holding a public showcase on Wednesday, August 3 at 7PM on Zoom. The event will feature songs, stories, prose, and poems about peace and renewal in preparation for the High Holy Days. Please look for the link on www.thetemplehub.org, and join us for this very…

LET’S TALK RETIREMENT! August 2022

Ok, let’s see by a show of hands, how many of you know someone who has retired and after a while found that it just didn’t live up to expectations? Now, how many of you have watched that person(s) spiral down to being glued to the tv all day and often complaining of feeling useless, bor…

Introducing Mari-Lynn Wilson, The Gordon JCC’s New Aquatics Director

The Gordon JCC is excited to introduce Mari-Lynn Wilson as our new Aquatics Director! Mari-Lynn graduated from MTSU with a degree in Exercise Science and is currently pursuing her Masters in Exercise Science: Wellness and Nutrition from Liberty University. When she’s not at work, you can …

Hadassah Happenings August 2022

Havdalah candle-making event on Sunday, August 7 at 3pm with Rabbi Jessica Shimberg. Make your own candles and participate in a Havdalah Service and Tisha B'av observance led by Rabbi Jessica. Event fee is $20. RSVP Natalie Hochman:hochmannatalie@gmail.com for location, 

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