The Center Menorah

Knoxville’s First Jewish Community Newsletter

In the midst of World War II, Knoxville’s Jewish Community Center (it would not be named the “Arnstein Jewish Community Center” until the 1960’s) began publishing a mostly-monthly newsletter, The Center MenorahOne of its initial main goals was to keep local Jewish servicemen serving around the world abreast of local events while informing the local community of news of its members in the armed forces. As noted in the January 1944 issue, The Center Menorah would:

The Center Menorah, predecessor to the Knoxville Jewish Community Voice and Ha’Kol, ran from December 1943 through 2000. The KJA Archives has most of its issues and has arranged to put some of them online through the volunteer efforts of digitization expert Jeremy Moore. We welcome assistance of others, when it is safe to do so, to help convert more paper copies to digital so they can be read online.
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Providing access to these amazing capsules of our history could not be possible without the support of the Knoxville Jewish Alliance and the KJA Archives, archivist Nicki Russler, and the countless number of volunteers who have helped to preserve our regional Jewish history for over forty years. For more information on anything Archives, contact Nicki at archives@jewishknoxville.org.
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Menorah 1943

December 1943

Menorah 1944

January 1944
February 1944
March 1944
April 1944
May 1944
June 1944
July 1944
August 1944
September 1944
October 1944
November 1944
December 1944

Menorah 1945

January 1945
February 1945
March 1945
April 1945
May 1945
June 1945
July 1945
August 1945
October 1945
November 1945
December 1945

Menorah 1946

January 1946
February 1946
March 1946
April 1946
May 1946
June 1946
July 1946
August 1946
September 1946
October 1946
November 1946
December 1946

Menorah 1947

January 1947
February 1947
March 1947
April 1947
May 1947
June 1947
August 1947
October 1947
November 1947
December 1947

Menorah 1949

January 1949
February 1949
March 1949
May 1949
June 1949
July 1949
August 1949
September 1949
October 1949
November 1949
December 1949

Menorah 1950

January 1950
February 1950
March 1950
April 1950
May 1950
June 1950
July 1950
October 1950
November 1950
December 1950

Menorah 1951

January 1951
February 1951
March 1951
April 1951
May 1951
June 1951
July 1951
October 1951
November 1951
December 1951

Menorah 1952

January 1952
February 1952
March 1952
April 1952
May 1952
June 1952
July 1952
September 1952
October 1952
November 1952
December 1952

Menorah 1963

January 1963
February 1963
March 1963
April 1963
May 1963
June 1963
September 1963
October 1963
November 1963
December 1963

Menorah 1981

January 1981
February 1981
March 1981
April 1981
May 1981
June 1981
September 1981
October 1981
November 1981
December 1981

Menorah 1982

January 1982
February 1982
March 1982
April 1982
May 1982
June 1982
September 1982
October 1982
November 1982
December 1982

Menorah 1983

January 1983
February 1983
March 1983
April 1983
May 1983
June 1983
September 1983
October 1983
November 1983
December 1983

Menorah 1984

January 1984
February 1984
March 1984
April 1984
May 1984
June 1984
September 1984
October 1984
November 1984
December 1984

Menorah 1985

January 1985
February 1985
March 1985
April 1985
May 1985
June 1985
September 1985
October 1985
November 1985
December 1985

Menorah 1986

January 1986
February 1986
March 1986
April 1986
May 1986
June 1986
September 1986
October 1986
November 1986
December 1986

Menorah 1987

January 1987
February 1987
March 1987
April 1987
May 1987
June 1987
September 1987
October 1987
November 1987
December 1987

Menorah 1988

January 1988
February 1988
March 1988
April 1988
May 1988
June 1988
August 1988
September 1988
October 1988
November 1988
December 1988

Menorah 1989

January 1989
February 1989
March 1989
April 1989
May 1989
June 1989
September 1989
October 1989
November 1989
December 1989

Menorah 1990

January 1990
February 1990
March 1990
April-May 1990
July 1990
September 1990
October 1990
November 1990
December 1990

Menorah 1991

January 1991
February 1991
March 1991
April 1991
May-June 1991
September 1991
October 1991
November 1991
December 1991

Menorah 1992

January 1992
February 1992
March 1992
April 1992
May 1992
June 1992
September 1992
October-November 1992

Menorah 1993

January 1993
February 1993
Passover 1993
May 1993
June 1993
High Holidays 1993
October 1993
November 1993
December 1993

Menorah 1994

January 1994
February 1994
Passover 1994
April 1994
May 1994
June 1994
High Holidays 1994
October 1994
December 1994

Menorah 1995

January 1995
February-March 1995
Passover 1995
May 1995
June 1995
High Holidays 1995
October 1995
November 1995
December 1995

Menorah 1996

January 1996
Passover 1996
April 1996
May 1996
June 1996
High Holidays 1996
October 1996
November 1996
December 1996

Menorah 1997

January 1997
March 1997
May 1997
June 1997
November 1997
December 1997

Menorah 1998

January 1998
March 1998
May 1998
June 1998
November 1998
December 1998

Menorah 1999

January 1999
May 1999
June 1999
November 1999
December 1999

Menorah 2000

January-February 2000
March 2000