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April 24, 2015  RSS feed
Sincerely Yours

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Sincerely yours, Judy Ludin

Rubbing shoulders

Rabbi Levi Hodakov, director of Chabad of Clearwater had a chance meeting with Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist and a bestselling author, just days after the journalist’s interview with President Obama in the Oval office about the Iran deal. The two met at a private Pesach party in South Florida during the intermediate days of the holiday, which afforded the rabbi with a few minutes to chat with Friedman.

Testing the market

Tatiana Baccari, daughter of Barbara Baccari and Eric Weston, recently performed at the HERE Arts Center in New York City. The show, Money Lab was an economic vaudeville, a multi-disciplinary experiment to discover whether economic ideas can be represented through performance. Tatiana wrote and performed in “Meat Market,” which explored the themes of stripping and female economic exploitation. Tatiana graduated last May, with honors, from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and resides in Manhattan where she acts and writes, but is back in St. Petersburg this summer as an understudy with The American Stage Theatre Company. You can see what she is up to at

(L-R) Thomas Friedman and Rabbi Levi Hodakov (L-R) Thomas Friedman and Rabbi Levi Hodakov Mazel tov …

Dr. David A. Wein of St. Petersburg was recently named the 2015 Medical Director of the Year for TeamHealth Emergency Medicine Southeast Group. David serves as facility medical director at Tampa General Hospital. With more than 10 years of clinical experience, he specializes in emergency medicine. David, who grew up in Seminole, and wife, Rachel, have two sons and a third child on the way. Proud parents are David and Livia Wein and equally proud gramdmother is Helen Kahan.

Tatiana Baccari Tatiana Baccari P.S. I’d love to hear from you. Send information and photos to: Sincerely Yours, P.O. Box 6970, Clearwater, FL 33758, e-mail or fax: (727) 530-3039

Dr. David A. Wein Dr. David A. Wein

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