Baron Hirsch
Teen delegation to AIPAC and Pesach Chol HaMoed Youth Day

Hillel of Memphis‘ Interfaith Seder at University of Memphis drew a diverse crowd of more than 45 people of all ages and backgrounds who shared personal stories of identity.

Hillel of Memphis Yiddishe Cup Mini-Golf Tournament
This annual Fundraiser helps fund programming, student leadership training, and more, for college-age men in women in the Memphis area.

Jewish Community Partners
Kay Usdan Saslawsky Institute of Ethical Leadership concluding ceremony was held at the home of Betsy and Andy Saslawsky. The course was named in memory of Kay Usdan Saslawsky, an ethical leader who was instrumental in creating the vision for Jewish Community Partners – the bringing together of  Jewish Foundation of Memphis and Memphis Jewish Federation operations to better serve the long term needs of the Memphis Jewish community.

Memphis Jewish Federation
Memphis celebrated the lives saved and remembered those that did not survive the Holocaust at the annual Yom HaShoah program at the Memphis Jewish Community Center and hosted by Jewish Community Partners.

Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab with students of the Margolin Hebrew Academy who  participated in Better Together – Names Not Numbers

Plough Towers

Residents enjoy Fedovation Shabbat with Temple Israel’s Abbie Straus; Intergenerational Model Seder with students from Bornblum Jewish Community School and Crossroads Hospice; Russian Choir performs From the Iron Curtain to the Bible Belt; Miriam and  Bernard Danzig (former PloughTowers Executive Director) deliver PB&J sandwiches to St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen

Temple Israel Annual Meeting
Renowned Hollywood director Tom Shadyac joined a nightlong celebration of Temple Israel’s 163rd year, which followed the installation of the newest members of Temple’s Board of Trustees. For more information about Tom Shadyac and his recent documentary, I AM, visit To see Shadyac’s full speech visit Temple Israel YouTube channel: @TIMemphis.