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JCC athletes awarded for skills, sportsmanship and unity

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More than 600 athletes participating in many sport teams were honored with certificates of merit and trophies at many ceremonies throughout the month of May at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center in North...

Special needs students recognized for completing Giborim U program

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75 special needs adults and children were honored with awards for completing the Giborim U 12-week program of courses on May 21 at the David Posnack Jewish Community Center in Davie. "This is a very...

Julian I. Edison, former shoe executive, philanthropist, dies at 87

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Julian I. Edison, former chairman of Edison Brothers Stores Inc. and a generous supporter of nonprofit organizations in the Jewish and general communities, died Monday, May 8, of a stroke. He was 87. Mr. Edison...

Celebrating jewish american heritage month in May

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Lupus. Hepatitis. Malaria. Childhood leukemia. These are just a few of the many diseases for which Gertrude Elion developed life-saving drugs. While her name is on 45 drug patents, there are many who are...

NCJW grants scholarship funds to youth winners

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National Council of Jewish Women Greater Detroit Section Jewish Youth Awards is an annual scholarship program for high-school seniors. Applicants are judged on a written essay, their leadership and community service in the secular...

Limmud FSU: Students ‘must learn early to combat anti-Semitism’

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Jewish students need to be educated on how to deal with anti-Semitic and anti-Israel situations long before they get to university. This is the view of Martin Yafe, a leading educator in New York’s...

The blinking game

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If I blink to the left, my little missive will be a Mother’s Day tribute. If I blink to the right, my missive will be a tribute to my years in summer camping. Left, right,...

Inspiring children to be philanthropic can better shape their future

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Philanthropy comes in many shapes and sizes. It can be volunteering time with an organization or donating money to a cause. It can be giving items to those in need. It’s no secret that adults...

Outstanding teachers in our community

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I am a little envious of our Jewish kids. They can bake a beautiful challah in preschool, deliver a discourse on Maimonides in day school, and give a rousing call to action against injustice...

Jewish community gathers to discuss hate crimes

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Responding to what the Baltimore Jewish Council is calling a startling rise in hate crime across the country, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh joined community leaders and others affected by this growing problem. The Anti-Defamation...