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Dear Esther June 2022

Dear Esther, 

Mother’s Day has been difficult for me for the past few years.  I don’t have a great relationship with my mother and my children barely acknowledge it.  I have good kids, but they are teenagers and self-centered at this point in their lives.  I know this is typical …

Community Listings June 2022

East Side Tribe

East Side Tribe Shabbat will be hosting their monthly Shabbat in The Melrose area on June 24th from 6:30-8:30 pm. All are welcome to join, regardless of where they live! This event will be indoors. Please email to RSVP and for details! 

Kvetch in the City – June 2022

Last night I watched an exciting video conference unveiling the first photograph of the Milky Way’s black hole that resides in our galaxy. This was apparently very big news, finally capturing a photo of the enormous and mysterious black hole that could lead to discoveries and possible a…

Poland Mission Reflections: From The Ground

By Steven Hirsch 

During the week of May 2nd, The Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee sponsored a small delegation to Poland with the purpose of better understanding the refugee situation and providing some assistance to one particular group of Ukra…

Micah Children’s Academy celebrates Israel’s Independence Day

By Theresa Lapore 

Students from Micah Children’s Academy celebrate Israel Independence Day 

Yom Ha'atzmaut, or Israel Independence Day commemorates the establishment of the modern state of Israel in 1948. In Israel, Jewish people celebrate the day with fireworks, barbecues, and…

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