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Rosh Chodesh Society – Advanced Studies for the Progressive Jewish Woman

Can you express yourself effectively in 140 characters or less? Should you? 

The rise of the internet, mobile phones, and social media has completely changed the way we relate, interact, and communicate with one another - and it's high time we reclaim this lost art. 

In Jewish philo…



Eliana Wolf’s competition Dreidel 










Eliana Wolf with her second place #DoYouDreidel certificate 

 At Akiva, STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) begins at a young age, where students are encourag…

Big Night Out Postponed






Big Night Out, the annual fundraiser at the Gordon JCC, has been postponed until March 5, 2022 due to the current Covid surge in Nashville. Nevertheless, Chairs Julie Galbierz and Caroline Sprouse are encouraging everyone to meet at the starting line and gather t…

Pickleball at the J








By Bo Sacks 


I have been a Gordon JCC member for over 30 years. About five years ago, my wife Diane and I were doing a tennis drill with Lori and Brad Fishel. Lori said, “This looks like Pickleball,” and I asked, “What’s pickleball?”…

Hadassah Happenings February 2022

February 3rd 7pm ET

Virtual Watch Party: 

What Zionism Means to Me, 

Young Women Speak Their Truths 


February 21st 7:00pm 

Zoom Board meeting 

All members welcome to attend 


March 13th 1pm 

Zoom Hamentachen Bake 

Led by 

Melissa Sostrin…

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