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Standing up to, and Educating About, Antisemitism

Recently, Observer editor Barbara Dab and I were interviewed by a local television station to discuss the rise in antisemitic activity locally and around the country. Dedicating an entire hour to this topic is an indication of how serious and far reaching this situation has become, and the c…

Nashville Hadassah Partners with Momentum

The Nashville Hadassah Chapter is proud to announce that we have been chosen as one of four Hadassah chapters in the country to partner with Momentum, a global movement focused on the greatest influencer -- the Jewish mother. Pam Abromowitz is the community leader for this highly subsidize…

Health & Wellness April 23

Passover is fast approaching, and while stocking up on traditional holiday staples like matzah and kosher wine is a must, there’s one often-overlooked item that can elevate your eight-day celebration: granola.

That's right, granola. Although it may not be the first food that comes to mind…

Art on the West Side Returns at the Gordon JCC

Art on the West Side Returns April 15-16 at the JCC

Local and regional artists will exhibit and sell their work at Art on the West Side, a juried art show at the Gordon Jewish Community Center co-chaired by Betsy Hoffman and Missi Freidenberg.

More than 40 artists – painters, sculptors, …

Anti-Semitism in our backyards?

It feels like Germany in the 1930s again. But this time it's in Nashville and it's 2023.

Just a few weeks ago various Hate groups have declared the Shabbat of February 25, 2023 a “National Day of Hate” targeting Jews specifically. Jews were concerned, feeling vulnerable, and even afraid…

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