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Jewish Foundation of Memphis Donor Advised Funds Make End-of-Year Sense

A number of members of JFOM’s Professional Advisory Group attended our most recent Annual Meeting in June. With their legal and financial expertise, these advisors help guide fund-holders to the best possible philanthropic outcomes.

My Israel Story #26: Rabbi Joel Finkelstein

Rabbi Joel Finkelstein is Senior Rabbi for Anshei Sphard-Beth El Emeth Congregation.

When I was about 14 years old, I participated in my synagogue’s local youth minyan or service. Each week we would divide the Torah reading among us. Sometimes I took two or three portions or Aliyot to h…

My Israel Story #25: Gila Golder

Gila Golder is Community Impact Associate for Jewish Community Partners.

The impact of visiting Israel is difficult to describe. Ask anyone who’s just returned from a trip there how it was, and he or she is likely to say something along the lines of “Oh, it was amazing!” And if you …

My Israel Story #24: George King

I stood in awe in that small conference room, where on May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion, as head of the Jewish Agency, declared to the world that, by proclamation, there was now The State of Israel and the world had better get used to it.

On that very same night, U.S. President Harry Truman…

My Israel Story #23: Rabbi Yosef Hauser

Rabbi Yosef Hauser is Judaic Studies Principal for Grades 1-8 at Margolin Hebrew Academy.

I spent my junior year of college in Israel learning at Hebrew University during the years of 1979-1980, and this year was a pivotal moment in my life and the lives of many of my friends as well. No…