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February 13, 2015  RSS feed

Miami Jewish day schooler to play Division I soccer

(JTA) – A Jewish day school soccer player from Florida has accepted a scholarship to play Division I soccer.  Aaron Franco of the Samuel Scheck Hillel Community School in Miami signed to play at the University of Maryland. Franco, a midfielder and the team’s co-captain, led the Lions to the Florida state finals last year.  More...

Poll of USF Hillel students shows latke is frontrunner

In preparation for the first-ever USF Great Latke-Hamantash Debate, USF Hillel students recently participated in an informal poll to determine whether the Hanukkah delicacy or Purim treat will triumph when two well-known professors square-off on Monday, Feb. 23.  More...

Summer camp to be offered for children with autism

Beginning this summer, Camp Ramah Darom will offer a summer camp experience for children 12 to 17 throughout the Southeast diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  Camp Ramah Darom’s Tikvah Program will be the first program in the Southeast focused on providing a traditional, immersive, Jewish summer camping experience to teenagers with autism spectrum disorder.  More...

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