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You can make a lot of money in the stock market.  Should I be investing?





Adam Dretler, principal with Diversified Trust is a member of the PAC of The Jewish Federation, and serves as Chair of The Federation’s Investment Committee 




By Adam Dretler

History shows that the modern investment structure can be traced all the way back…

Ethiopian National Project is Making an Impact from Israel to Nashville


Students at TSU visit with Ethiopian Israeli medical student, Orli Wube, center photo. Pictured in the pink is Khenedi Wright, pictured in the rear center is Jordan Riche 




Immigration, racism, and diversity. These issues and values are currently capturing headl…

Mission Possible 2022 Takes Flight!

Mission Possible, one of the signature programs of The Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, is ready for takeoff on zoom at 11:00 am on Sunday, February 6th. The mission is designed to introduce Nashville Jewish community members to the service pr…

Combatting Antisemitism with Bipartisan Efforts

In August 2017, many of us watched in horror as people with tiki torches chanting, “Jews will not replace us,” marched through Charlottesville, VA at the Unite the Right Rally.  In October 2017, the group Integrity First for America (IFA) filed a lawsuit against the organizers o…

Let’s Talk About an Uncomfortable Topic

There are many conversations that people are comfortable to talk about. There are those conversations that people shy away from. Today, let’s have a conversation about an uncomfortable topic: dying. 

But wait: what is it about dying that makes many of us uncomfortable? Some will arg…

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