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September 26, 2014  RSS feed

Bringing back bakashot: Young Sephardic Jews embrace an old musical tradition

NEW YORK – The group of young Jewish professionals had gathered to participate in the revival of a Sephardic tradition hearkening back to the days of their grandparents and great-grandparents.  Arriving at an apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, they greeted each other in French and settled in around a dining table laid out with snacks and bottles of arak.  More...

Florida Holocaust Museum to hold ‘Party for Marty’ to honor service

The Florida Holocaust Museum is throwing a “Party for Marty” on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 6-9 p.m. to celebrate the contributions of Marty Borell during his five years of service to the museum and Tampa Bay community.  There will be live music, dinner, dancing and diversons at the Mainsail Suites Hotel and Conference Center, 5108 Eisenhower Blvd., Tampa.  More...

Joint museum, genealogy group meeting to focus on Shoah victims

Urszula Szczepinska, curator of education and director of research at the Florida Holocaust Museum (FHM), will be guest speaker at a joint meeting of the museum and the Jewish Genealogical Society of Tampa Bay on Sunday, Oct. 12.  More...

3 local survivors to share their stories at USF

Three Tampa Bay area Holocaust survivors will be featured Monday, Oct. 20 at a panel discussion at the University of South Florida as part of the Jack Chester Foundation Symposium in Holocaust and Genocide studies.  More...

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