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Women’s Philanthropy Mission to Memphis

Date: Sunday, March 27 - Wednesday, March 30
Time: All Day
WP Mission to Memphis

Take a journey through the soundtrack of a revolution – join us as we delve into Jewish involvement in the Civil Rights Movement and the creation of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

Cost: $1,899 per person, Land-only; based on double occupancy
$525 single supplement
Chairs: Shari Berman and Eileen Weiss

Please note: You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to participate in this Mission.

Highlights:

  • Celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at The National Civil Rights Museum
  • Learn about the McLemore neighborhood
  • Discuss poverty in America and how it shaped the Civil Rights Movement
  • Enjoy live music on Beale Street
  • Get All Shook Up at Graceland
  • Visit the legendary Sun Studio – the birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll
  • Meet with reformed KKK Grand Dragon Scott Shepherd
  • Learn about Jewish life in the South from local Jewish women

For more information contact Heidi Kuperman, Missions Director, at hkuperman@jfedgmw.org or (973) 929-3046.

*Minimum Gift: This mission is intended for women who give $1,800 or more to the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ 2022 UJA Annual Campaign.

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