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Welcome to The Jewish Observer News page. Here is where you will find news and information from Middle Tennessee’s Jewish community, Israel and the world.

August 2021 Notes from Noam…

By Noam Harari, Community Shlicha

Coming up in August is the second annual “NASHir (sing) - Together in song." The virtual concert is presented by The Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle TN, and created by Noam Harari, Nashville Community Israeli Shlicha…

The Surfside Tower & the Founding of Our Nation

It has been several weeks since the East Champlain Tower collapsed in Surfside, Florida. It has been several weeks of anxiety, heartfelt prayers, and an unending wait hoping to finally hear some good news. Families have been waiting to hear the outcome of the search and recovery effort. I …

Music City Mazel Showcases Local Jewish Talent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Karin Sharon (Corrine Sha-rone), Co-Chair NowGen Nashville 

Live music is back! The pandemic halted so many aspects of everyone’s “normal” daily lives for over a year, including venturing out to experience Nashville’s live musi…

Akiva School Set to Reopen with Record Enrollment

Akiva incoming Kindergartners Jake ShmerlingLavi Fishman and Rex Jackson 

This August, Akiva School is excited to open its doors to 97 students in Kindergarten through Sixth Grade, demonstrating a 42% growth in enrollment in the past five years alone. This marked increase is the re…

An all New Bar/Bat Mitzvah Discovery Program Coming to Nashville

Chabad of Nashville will be offering a new B’nai Mitzvah program this fall, with a wide variety of options to prepare Jewish children for this auspicious day. 

 Bar and Bat mitzvah is Hebrew for “son or daughter of commandment.” According to tradition, when a Jewish boy t…

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