Month: April 2019

Up Close with Laura Linder

The success of our community – and the sustainability of our Jewish organizations, synagogues and schools is dependent upon everyone coming together, contributing to Federation’s annual campaign, and being open and welcoming to all.

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Impacting Seniors Through Collaborative Programming

Pictured above ~ Memphis Jewish Federation’s Jewish Activities Coordinator Hilly Safier, second from right, visits Jewish residents at Town Village at Audubon Park with youth volunteers. Memphis Jewish community’s Senior Services Collaborative brings Judaism and its traditions to seniors wherever they live. Formed after Memphis Jewish Federation’s Community Needs Assessment Study identified the challenge of connecting local seniors to a meaningful Jewish life, this group of professionals and volunteers from local agencies has made big moves to expand programs and services, helping seniors find a place in this community that fits their lifestyle. Jewish Activities Coordinator Hilly Safier has significantly...

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Hadassah’s Platform Invigorates a Young, Diverse Generation

Sarah Dufrechou, Faith Ruch and Eleanor Steinberg present Hadassah’s platform to a diverse group of women and men at a recent free event at a local pancake shop. When close friends Eleanor Tallie Steinberg and Faith Ruch, attended Memphis Hadassah’s Centennial Celebration in the fall of 2018, neither realized that they would soon become two of Memphis Hadassah’s biggest advocates. Eleanor was invited as entertainment to the group of 90 men and women who’d come to pay homage to those who have carried on the organization’s mission for the past 100 years. “I didn’t really know anything about Hadassah at the time...

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