Tennessee

3,000-year-old Egyptian artifact seized in Memphis, Tennessee

A potentially 3,000-year-old canopic jar was found as it was being smuggled through the city.

28/08/2022
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Six people wounded in shooting outside of Tennessee hospital

Six people were wounded in the early morning outside of a hospital near Memphis, Tennessee.

By REUTERS
16/08/2022

Tennessee court dismisses lawsuit on adoption law religious bias

The Rutan-Rams charged that an adoption agency had told them it went against the agency’s values to place the child in a non-Christian home.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
06/07/2022

Kiddush Hashem: Sanctifying God's name in the South - opinion

I was filled with immense pride as a fellow Jew brought unbridled joy to a rowdy redneck crowd that might never before have seen a Jewish performer up close.

Nine dead in three mass shootings across United States

A surveillance video from the shooting showed people on a crowded street running in panic in the closing moments of the 22-second clip, presumably after gun shots were fired.

By REUTERS
05/06/2022

Morgan Ortagus slams Tennessee politician for antisemitic comments

State Sen. Frank Niceley was already under fire for saying in a speech last week that the homeless should emulate Adolf Hitler.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
22/04/2022

Lawmaker who referenced Hitler says Trump supports Ortagus because she's Jewish

"Senator Niceley should be ashamed of his repeated antisemitic rhetoric," said Ortagus.

20/04/2022

TN senator uses Hitler as example of homeless person who 'made history'

The state senator made the comments during a debate on a bill to combat homeless camps.

14/04/2022

Get ready, American cuisine: The Israelis are coming!

Israeli cuisine expands its footprint on the American food scene.

By MATT ROBINSON
31/03/2022

'Maus' banning wasn't antisemitic - Art Spiegelman

In January, a Tennessee school board banned Art Spiegelman's Holocaust graphic novel 'Maus'.

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