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January 31, 2014  RSS feed
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Museum’s annual gala to celebrate 75 years since Kindertransport

The Florida Holocaust Museum’s annual “To Life” gala at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg on Thursday, Feb. 27, will honor Kindertransport survivors with a program, “To Life: To Children.”  More...

Nearly half of the Knesset observe Holocaust remembrance at Auschwitz

OSWIECIM, Poland — Watching thousands of Poles dance to Klezmer music just 50 miles from the Auschwitz death camp, Johnny Daniels could feel an ambitious plan taking shape. The experience last year at Krakow’s annual Jewish Culture Festival prompted Daniels, a 28-year-old Israeli and Holocaust educator, to organize the largest-ever Knesset delegation to Auschwitz.  More...

Reform day school with a Latin flavor takes root in Miami

MIAMI – When Alejandra Schatzky- Cohen and her husband decided to enroll their children in a Reform Jewish day school in North Miami Beach five years ago, they had more on their minds than the average prospective day school parent. The family was living in Caracas at the time and the situation for Jews in Venezuela was becoming increasingly precarious.  More...

World News

White House taps special envoy for survivorsWASHINGTON (JTA) — The Obama administration named a special envoy to ...
Coalition brings together groups opposing new Iran sanctionsWASHINGTON — A loose coalition of advocacy groups and policy experts,...
AIPAC rejects report of differences with U.S. Rep. Wasserman SchultzWASHINGTON (JTA) —The American Israel Public Affairs Committee said a...

Culture

What’s in a name? How about a family reunionBALTIMORE – For Rich Lindemon III, the brunch for six that Benita Sch...
Multi-faith programs offered at Tampa’s Franciscan CenterThe Franciscan Center in Tampa is offering a series of multi-faith programs...
Dartmouth professor to speak on topic of interreligious dialogueSusannah Heschel, a Dartmouth College Jewish studies professor, will speak ...

Obituaries

ObituariesDOROTHY HIRSCH, 90, of St. Petersburg, died Jan. 27....
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