- Thursday February 7, 2013
- Temple Beth Sholom, 1051 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota
- Group Hosting:
- The Herman and Sally Boxser Diversity Initiative
- Elaine Tedesco
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- Ticket Price:
- Free; $50 per person for optional dinner
Boxser Diversity Initiative will present Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, author of "I Shall Not Hate." Dr. Abuelaish is the founder of the Daughters For Life Foundation, and is a leader is efforts to bring Jews, Muslims and Christians together in Israel and Palestine. He is a Harvard trained physician who lost his three daughters and a niece in 2009 when Israeli shells destroyed his home in Gaza. The Herman and Sally Boxser Diversity Initiative provides speakers and exhibits to foster tolerance and understanding of all racial and religious groups.
PHOTO GALLERY: Face Autism Skate Parry
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