Jewish Communal Organizations


B’nai B’rith Sam Schloss Lodge #35
Contact: Harold I. Steinberg

Sam Schloss Lodge #35 of B’nai B’rith was founded in Memphis in 1859 as the Euphrates Lodge. Today, the organization and its volunteers continue to work diligently to provide comfort and financial support to vital organizations.

Chabad Center for Jewish Life
2570 Kirby Parkway, 38119
Directors Rivky & Rabbi Levi Klein

Founded in mid-1994, Chabad of Tennessee offers youth programs, adult education courses, community holiday awareness celebrations as well as hospital, nursing home, and shut-in visitations + many more community services!

Hadassah, Memphis Chapter
Faith Ruch
Facebook Group

Hadassah Memphis has been active for 100 years! With over 900 members, we’re proud to become more multi-generational as new young members join us. We work for social justice, women empowerment, support of Israel, medical research and health reform.

Jewish Community Partners
Managing organization of Jewish Foundation of Memphis and Memphis Jewish Federation
6560 Poplar Avenue, 38138
President/CEO Laura Linder
COO Michael Barnett

Our Vision: To develop a vibrant and sustained Jewish community in Memphis, Israel and throughout the world.
Our Mission: To align financial, human and organizational resources to foster and sustain a Jewish community that is cared for, connected and engaged.

Jewish Historical Society of Memphis & the Mid-South
6560 Poplar Avenue, 38138
President Lorraine Wolf

Through our programs, newsletters and projects, we offer connection, understanding and pride in the achievements of Jews that proceeded our own. It is our mission to preserve and share this valuable history for future generations.

Kollel Torah Mitzion
5186 Juniper, 38117

Torah MiTzion stands in the forefront of the battle for the future of the Jewish people in the Diaspora. We offer religious-Zionist Torah scholarship to Jewish communities throughout the world and strengthen the bond between the Jewish people in the Diaspora and in Israel via the study of Torah.

Memphis Kollel
5462 Brantford, 38120
Rabbi Yosef Braha

Enriching and engaging the greater Memphis Jewish community with inspired Torah living and learning.
The Memphis Kollel brings a dynamic group of scholars and their families to Memphis with the mission to enrich and engage the greater Memphis Jewish community with inspired Torah living and learning.

Memphis Friends of Israel
1910 Poplar Avenue

Memphis Friends of Israel is a pro-active, non-denominational, non-political, non-profit organization whose mission is to educate the Mid-South community about the positive aspects of Israeli society and about the value of American support for Israel.

Memphis Jewish Community Center
6560 Poplar Avenue

The MJCC aspires to be a place where all Jewish Memphians feel connected, engaged, and inspired through excellence in Jewish programming, facilities, and leadership. The MJCC has something for everyone. Be sure to check out our fitness center, amazing water park, early childhood center, summer camp and so much more!

New Jewish Neighborhood House
(Midtown Memphis)
Facebook Group

The New Jewish Neighborhood House of Memphis welcomes neighbors from diverse backgrounds to come together to celebrate Jewish life through prayer, ritual, art, song, learning, continuity and community. Everyone is welcome, no experience necessary.

Wendy and Avron B. Fogelman Jewish
Family Service at the Memphis Jewish
Community Center
6560 Poplar Avenue, 38138
Director Mary Elizabeth Jones

As an integral part of the Jewish community, the FJFS provides an array of compassionate social services and a connection to any additional services needed. We form collaborative relationships with you, our clients, to enhance your well-being and help you thrive. We approach this mission with the highest level of responsibility, professionalism, and integrity.



Anshei Sphard Beth El Emeth
Congregation (O)
Rabbi Joel Finkelstein
Cantor Aryeh Samberg
Director Alan Goldkin

Anshei Sphard Beth El Emeth Congregation is a modern orthodox synagogue where all are welcome. Located in suburban East Memphis, encompassed by the Memphis Eruv, our Spiritual Leader, Rabbi Joel Finkelstein and our cantor, Aryeh Samberg, lead a lively yet dignified and aesthetic prayer service.

Our award winning Sisterhood and NCSY chapters offer programs for all ages. Our innovative YASBEE family programs throughout the year are enriching as well as fun. Our shul programs are planned by very active committees where everyone “rolls up their sleeves” to make them happen.

Baron Hirsch Congregation (O)
400 S. Yates Road, 38120
Rabbi Binyamin Lehrfield
Cantor Ricky Kampf
Director David Fleischhacker

Baron Hirsch is a modern Orthodox Zionist congregation that seeks to engage its membership in experiencing all aspects of Jewish life with a strong commitment to Am Yisroel, Eretz Yisroel and Torat Yisroel.

We invite you to experience our Jewish southern hospitality here in Memphis, Tennessee. We pride ourselves in hospitality so warm and friendly you will come back again and again. Our Jewish values will make you feel right at home.

Beth Sholom Synagogue (C)
6675 Humphreys Blvd., 38120
Rabbi Sarit Horwitz
Director Geo Poor

We are a diverse community of young and old, families and individuals, united in learning, prayer, laughter, and discovery. As a Conservative congregation committed to tradition and egalitarianism, we are small enough to welcome everyone, and large enough to serve every Jewish life cycle need. Led by a compassionate and learned young rabbi, our synagogue is ever evolving to remain current and relevant as times and human needs change. Visit us. No pressure, no judgment. You’ll soon see why we at Beth Sholom are more than a congregation. We’re a family.
Memphis’ Conservative Synagogue since 1955/5715

Chabad Lubavitch of Tennessee
2570 Kirby Parkway, 38119
Rabbi Levi Klein

Founded in mid-1994, Chabad of Tennessee offers youth programs, adult education courses, community holiday awareness celebrations as well as hospital, nursing home, and shut-in visitations + many more community services!

Or Chadash Conservative Synagogue (C)
6629 Massey Lane, 38120
Rabbi Cantor David Julian
Director Arlene Myers

We hope you will find that OCCS is a warm, welcoming community of people of all ages and backgrounds who come together to pray, study, celebrate, socialize, raise families, support one another in good times and bad, participate in social action, and pass the traditions of Judaism on to our children. We are a traditional Conservative synagogue, egalitarian and highly participatory. For many of us, OCCS is where we find our home as Jews and blossom spiritually. Our members enjoy participating in and leading services and programs at OCCS.

Temple Israel (R)
East Memphis
1376 East Massey Road, 38120
TI at Crosstown Concourse
1350 Concourse Avenue, 38104
Senior Rabbi Micah D. Greenstein
Associate Rabbi Bess Wohlner
Assistant Rabbi Jeremy Simons
Cantorial Soloist Happie Hoffman
Director Stacy Canales

Temple Israel is a sanctuary for prayer and inspiration, a vibrant center for Jewish learning, and a congregational home for living Torah. We are a source of strength and a force for good for Reform Jews, the greater community, and the world.

Young Israel of Memphis (O)
531 S. Yates Road, 38120
Rabbi Akiva Males
Director Eileen Segal

The Young Israel of Memphis is a Traditional Orthodox Shul with a vision focused on spiritual growth, a commitment to learning, a dedication to davening and a desire for a warm and supportive community, based on torah values.



ASBEE Men’s Club