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March 23, 2018  RSS feed

Florida Holocaust Museum again receives accreditation

Florida Holocaust Museum has received reaccreditation from the American Alliance of Museums, making it one of only three nationally accredited Holocaust museums.  To receive reaccreditation, the museum went through a rigorous process of self-assessment and review by its peers.  More...

At Tampa Yom HaShoah program, songs of resilience; survivor stories through teen lens

Survivors of the Nazi death camps and those who fled the oppression will have their stories told through the eyes of today’s teenagers at a community Yom HaShoah program on Sunday, April 8 at 2 p.m. at Congregation Schaarai Zedek in Tampa. More...

Film on PBS documents service of Jews during World War II

A feature-length documentary, GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II, will air nationwide on PBS stations on Wednesday, April 11 at 10 p.m.  The film spotlights the story of the more than 550,000 Jewish Americans who served their country in all branches of the military during World War II.  More...

The first Torah reading in orbit and other fun facts about Jews in space

NEW YORK – The Torah tells how God created the earth and the heavens, although the stories that follow tell us more about the former than the latter. A new exhibit doesn’t quite answer theological questions about space, but it does show the ways in which Jews have looked at, written about and traveled into the final frontier.  More...

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