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News from Middle Tennessee's Jewish Community | Thursday, May 30, 2024
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Music industry dinner sparks ‘challenging conversation’

Glasses clinked and chatter filled the room over plates of hummus, pita, rice dishes and salad. More than 20 Jewish music professionals met for dinner at Lyra, a Middle Eastern restaurant in East Nashville, on Jan. 25. The dinner was part of a nationwide Shabbat of Love spearheaded by the Jewish Federations ...

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Local Nashvillian, doctor posthumously wins Opening Minds through Art ‘most unique form’: 2023 award allows Dr. Fred Goldner’s oldest daughter to remember his ‘wonderful legacy’

Dr. Fred Goldner had more than 50 years of clinical practice and teaching at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, but became depressed and frustrated when his advancing age brought an inevitable cognitive decline. A local art program helped put a smile back on his face. Goldner, who passed away one ...

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Leadership 615 is first program of its kind in Jewish Nashville

On Nov. 12, the Jewish Federation of Greater Nashville debuted Leadership 615, a six-month fellowship program that aims to provide mid-career adults with leadership skills relevant to the local Jewish community.  The program’s goal is for “outstanding and forward-thinking individuals to become ...

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MTSU to Host Holocaust Education Day

Frances Cutler Hahn was three years old when her parents dropped her off at La Maison des Petits Enfants to hide her from the Nazis. Lily Isaacs was born in Germany to two Polish Holocaust survivors in 1947. Both Hahn and Isaacs will present at Middle Tennessee State University’s annual Holocaust ...

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