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September 9, 2016  RSS feed

2 rabbis offer classes on Israel, Jewish values

Rabbi Daniel Treiser of Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater and Rabbi Michael Torop of Temple Beth-El in St. Petersburg will explore the significance of Israel for Jewish life today in a two-semester, adult education course.  More...

Last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor pledges up to $10 million to U.S. Holocaust museum

(JTA) – The last surviving prosecutor from the Nuremberg war crimes trials has donated $1 million to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C.  Benjamin Ferencz will donate the sum on an annual renewable basis, up to $10 million, to the museum’s Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide, according to a statement by the museum.  More...

New Ken Burns film spotlights little-known Holocaust rescuers

In 1940, as he was being transported to safety in the lower deck of a ship, the Jewish author Lion Feuchtwanger asked Waitstill Sharp why the American Unitarian minister had bothered to rescue him from the Nazis. More...

Star athlete runs past disability

Danielle Kanas is a typical 11-year-old. She likes to play with friends, and she loves sports and her golden retriever, Rosie. Her bedroom is filled with Pokémon figurines and pictures of her family. The thing that stands out though, is her collection of gold medals, trophies and award certificates displayed along one wall.  More...

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