Memphis, TN

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About This Community

There are few Jewish communities in the world like that of Memphis. With 4 different Orthodox shuls that all collaborate and share with each other, everyone is truly welcome and embraced here. Memphis offers tremendous and diverse opportunities in educational, cultural, and social activities while also extending the warm Southern hospitality for which we are famous!

Our community has 2 Jewish day schools – the Margolin Hebrew Academy (Pre-K–12th Grade) and Bornblum Jewish Community School (K-8), as well as several options for Jewish preschool.

Why Jewish Memphis?

• Active and friendly community

• Great place to raise children

• Excellent quality of life

• Affordable housing

• Jewish Day Schools for all income levels

• Orthodox Jewish High School

• No city or state income tax

• Low cost of living

• Job opportunities available in many fields including health care (several local hospitals and private practices), IT,

education, engineering, real estate, accounting, business management, etc.

• Centrally located community with easy commutes – never longer than 20 minutes!

• Kosher restaurants, bakery, and wide availability of kosher food

In the past five years, almost 100 new Jewish families have moved to Memphis. What’s all the fuss about?

Come on down and check it out y’all! Join us for a Shabbat and see for yourself!


INCENTIVES:

• $250 towards flights to visit the Memphis Jewish Community

• 1-year free membership at any shul

• 3 months free membership at the Memphis Jewish Community Center

• Tuition discounts at both Day Schools

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Our Community Amenities

Education
Yeshiva Elementary Day School
Coed
Yeshiva High School
Boys Mesifta Girls Only
Educational Resources
School Programs
Extra Curricular Programs
Sports Leagues NCSY
Religious Life
Chessed Organizations
Bikur Cholim
Kosher Food Availability
Kosher food widely available in local supermarket Kosher food is shipped in by order regularly Chalav Yisroel
Mikvah
Shabbos Mikvah within walking distance Mikvah within close driving distance
Minyanim
Daily Minyanim (Shacharis/Mincha/Maariv) Available
Nusach
Ashkenazic Sefardic Ari
Other Resources
Eruv Yoetzet Halacha
Kollel
Kollel Unaffiliated
Economics
Jobs Assistance Network
Taxes
State Income Tax for Highest Bracket 0%
Low Property Tax Rate
Retiree Amenities
Retiree Programs
Fair Participation
2015 Fair 2015
2017 Fair 2017
2019 Fair 2019
2022 Fair 2022

Contact Us

Jessica Baum jessica.baum@mhafyos.org (901)219-9794
Rabbi Yisroel Weiner yisroel.weiner@mhafyos.org
NCSY Region
Midwest midwest@ncsy.org 847-677-6279
Young Israel Of Memphis TN, Memphis, 531 South Yates Road
901-761-6060
Baron Hirsch Congregation TN, Memphis, 400 South Yates Road
901-683-7485
Anshei Sphard-Beth El Emeth Congregation TN, Memphis, 400 S Yates Rd
901-682-1611
Chabad Of Memphis TN, Memphis, 2570 Kirby Parkway
901-754-0404