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On the heels of the United States Women’s 2019 World Cup soccer championship in Leon, France, Charlotte Hadassah and NCASA (North Carolina Adult Soccer Association) are teaming up once again to host the 6th annual Celebrate the TaTas Soccer Tournament for Women Champions.

You may have not made it to the World Cup, but the TaTas Soccer Tournament is only a short drive away! And, you are all invited. Come and cheer women of various ages as they descend upon Hine Park Soccer Complex in Winston Salem. The athletes will arrive on October 5 for the weekend, clad in spunky team uniforms. They will be accompanied by their extended families including four-legged members. Six states will be represented, including NC, SC, FL, VA, GA and TN, with common goals in mind… Raise funds for breast cancer research, and go home with the coveted Pink Bra award.

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Chabad of Charlotte is excited to announce the naming of its newest building on the Sardis Road Campus. The “Epstein Family Chabad Center for Jewish Life” will be the name of the new magnificent Chabad Center. The building is named in honor of Harry A. Epstein who had an incredible impact on his grandson, Chris Epstein, the visionary benefactor of this monumental project.

Chris Epstein, President of BECO South and Midwest, has connected with Chabad of Charlotte from his arrival in 2010 and has grown in his friendship and camaraderie with Rabbi Yossi Groner, director of Chabad of Charlotte, through Torah study and his commitment to Jewish life.

The Epstein Family Chabad Center will house Congregation Ohr HaTorah and the Jewish Learning Institute of Charlotte and will feature a commercial kosher kitchen and a grand multiuse ballroom as well as a junior congregation/weekday chapel.

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Inspired and guided by our tradition of tzedakah (righteousness/charity) and tikkun olam (repairing the world), the Jewish Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy is dedicated to the continuity, connectivity and thriving future of our Charlotte Jewish community, Israel and the Jewish people.

We seek to provide significant opportunities for all women to affirm their Jewish identity and spirituality, to be proactive in evolving issues of concern to contemporary Jewish women, to engage new cadres of participants and leaders in our community and to inspire other Jewish women by example.

It’s easy to look at others and think how lucky they are, and sometimes finding the positives in our own lives can be hard. Success is often measured in tangible ways, and as we strive to achieve more and get more, we forget that it’s often the simple things that can bring us the most joy. After reading about how expressing gratitude for the… Continue reading