The Gordon Jewish Community Center in Nashville, Tennessee, canceled a rental agreement allowing the local Planned Parenthood chapter to hold a fundraiser on its property.
A conservative Jewish mayoral candidate from Nashville defended a campaign ad that accused his Catholic-raised liberal rival of fighting with Christian organizations and opposing public prayer.
Tennessee state legislators on Wednesday advanced a bill to make the Bible the official state book, a measure the state attorney general said would be unconstitutional and Republican Governor Bill Haslam has called disrespectful.
Elvis famously never learned to read music. But according to his former Jewish neighbors, he did benefit from early exposure to the masters — of cantorial music.
Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) easily survived a primary election challenge, making it likely he will continue to represent Tennessee’s 9th Congressional District.
Jews pop up in unexpected places in Memphis, like the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King Jr. was shot. Anne Cohen and Sigal Samuel offer six Jewish surprises in the Blues City.
Just in time for Shavuot, a Tennessee family of 12’s conversion to Judaism has prompted an outpouring of support from Brooklyn’s ultra-Orthodox community.
A Tennessee state senator said he regrets a blog post that compares signups for Obamacare to Nazi “‘train rides’ for Jews in the 40s.”
A Republican Tennessee state senator is under fire for comparing Obamacare to the Holocaust.
A former hotel security guard was sentenced to one year in prison for civil rights violations for defacing a Memphis Jewish school’s Torah scroll and prayer books.