- Friday January 18, 2013 - Sunday January 20, 2013
- 8:00pm - 11:00am
- Temple Beth Israel
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- $10 for closing breakfast
Temple Beth Israel will host Rabbi Dr. Michael J. Cook as its Scholar In Residence January 18 - 20. The Sol and Arlene Bronstein Professor of Judaeo-Christian Studies at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati Campus. Dr. Cook’s overall theme will be “Charting our Ways Through Today’s Religious Maze.” Following Shabbat evening services January 18, Dr. Cook will present Apocalypse 2012: Israel and the Fall-Out of Evangelical Theology. A special oneg will follow. On Saturday, January 19, at 10am, Dr. Cook will continue with a discussion on Close Encounters of the Religious Kind: How Best to Answer Questions from our Christian Friends. TBI’s Scholar in Residence weekend will conclude following a 9am breakfast.
PHOTO GALLERY: Face Autism Skate Party
Face Autism Inc. held a skate party for families Saturday, July 11, at Stardust Skate Center. Families were able to rent skates and skate for two hours for free thanks to the Sarasota-based nonprofit founded by Colleen Buccieri. The Manasota roller-derby team, the Rolling Renegades, helped children skate. The team has skated with Face Autism families for more than a year. "They're great kids," says teammate Shylynn "Tess Tickles" Gamble.
PHOTO GALLERY: Sun 'n Sea Cottages Cornhole Tournament
The Romanach and Casella families compete in a cornhole tournament July 12, at Sun ‘n Sea Cottages. The families have been vacationing on Longboat Key for over 14 years and six years ago, decided to organize and play in a cornhole tournament during their stay.
PHOTO GALLERY: Dig the Beach
Siesta Key Beach transformed into a volleyball haven for the 2014 Dig the Beach Volleyball Series Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13. Professional and amateur volleyball players ages 10 years and up will compete in the day two-day tournament.
PHOTO GALLERY: Kehillah Potluck
Kehillah of Lakewood Ranch held its monthly Shabbat service, followed by kiddish and a potluck dinner July 11, at the Windsor of Lakewood Ranch. A