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Jewish Federation Hires Financial Resources Development Director

Scott O’Neal is The Jewish Federation’s new Financial Resources Development Director 

The Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee is pleased to announce the hiring of Scott O’Neal as the new (FRD) Financial Resource Development Director. In this r…

Federation to Send Second Delegation on Mission to Poland

The Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee announces a second delegation of community members will make a journey to Poland. The group will leave on August 24th and, once again in partnership with the Warsaw and Krakow Jewish Community Centers, provide cont…

Nashville Teens Participate in Partnership2Gether Trip to Israel

This year, three local teens participated in The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Southeastern Consortium Partnership2Gether trip to Israel. This is the first time the annual trip included teens from Nashville. Pictured below are Noah Spigel, Benjamin Yazdian, and Jonah Hirt. Next month, we’ll…

Joe Buchanan to Share his Musical Jewish Journey

Growing up in West Texas and Houston, Joe Buchanan listened to mostly classic rock and traditional country music. “I didn’t listen to anything even remotely Jewish,” he says. But he always felt something was missing spiritually, despite believing in God. “I was told there was some…

Cantor Josh Goldberg Brings His Voice and Talents to Congregation Micah

Cantor Josh Goldberg joins Congregation Micah . Photo cred: Arjun Ramesh

There is a new voice on the bimah and ringing in the halls at Congregation Micah. Cantor Josh Goldberg and his wife Andrea made the move from Los Angeles to Nashville last month so he could become the congregation…

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