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Eliana Hyatt and her father, Seth Hyatt, explore the different projects on display together. 







Last month, Akiva students and faculty hosted parents and friends for an exhibition of STEAM projects and explorations. Curiosity! A Night of Innovative Exploration …

Jewish Federation on the Road: Bringing Passover Story to Christian School


Jewish Federation Engagement Associate, Eitan Snyder, meets with students at Christian Community School in White House, Tennessee.  




The Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee was contacted by Christian Community School’s Bible teac…

Russia’s Brutality and Energy Grab: Where Does it End?

By Richard Forberg


As we sit in horror witnessing the gross atrocities and indiscriminate destruction of a peaceful civilization by Putin’s “Special Military Operation” we are shocked and seemingly surprised at this turn of events in our supposedly post-colonial world, one with m…

Jewish Women’s Day to Provide a Reset and Connection







By Cara Suvall

Reconnecting. Reenergizing. Building community. These are the three main goals held by the group of women working to plan a community-wide Jewish Women’s Day event on Sunday, May 22nd. The event is designed to help women press their internal “re…

May in the Gordon JCC Galleries

The Janet Levine March Gallery and the JLMG2 gallery will feature the work of The Nashville Artist Guild. Aptly dubbed, “The Athens of the South,” Nashville continues to grow as a center for both visual and performing arts. In fact, it would be appropriate to say that Nashville is cur…

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