Posts Tagged ‘Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga’

Torah Covers:Sacred Textiles

December 14, 2011

Reporting:  Rabbit Zielke

Torah Covers

Torah covers in the exhibit.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga is hosting an exhibit at the Jewish Cultural Center.  Torah Covers:Sacred Textiles will include historic and contemporary Torah Covers from artists and synagogues across the country.  There are examples of High Holiday covers as well as colorful Torah covers used throughout the year.  The public is invited to attend a free reception on Thursday, December 15th at 5:30 at the Jewish Cultural Center to view and discuss the Torah Covers.  The exhibition will be on display at the Jewish Cultural Center through mid January.  The Jewish Cultural Center is located at 5461 North Terrace Road in Chattanooga.

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Women of Letters

December 5, 2011

Reporting:  Rabbit Zielke

The Jewish Cultural Center presents two evenings with two literary women on Chattanooga.  Monday December 5th will feature Ruth Holmberg, publisher emeritus of The Chattanooga Times in an evening event Ruth and Chocolate.  The Jewish Federation’s Communication Director Rachel Schulson will interview Ruth Holmberg about her life in publishing and her personal memories.  Dark chocolate is Ruth’s favorite food so expect plenty of chocolate on the menu.

On Thursday December 8th Alison Lebovitz will read from her book Am I There Yet?  This event will provide an opportunity to meet the author as well a purchase signed copies of her book.

Both events begin at 7:00 pm.  Reservations are required.  Call 423-493-0270 to make your reservations.  You can also reserve a space via email to   Both events are sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga.

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