- 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.
New restaurant sought for Longboat Key
A Charlotte County couple that have opened successful restaurants in Punta Gorda are interested in turning a former animal clinic across from Euphemia Haye into a restaurant.
Sarasota Crew team places fifth at world championships
Shawna Sims, 18, and Devin Norder, 17, members of the Sarasota Crew rowing team, competed against 18 countries in the World Rowing Under 23 Championships.
Bayfront Park playground reopens
The playground at Bayfront Park has reopened today following a closure for repairs that lasted more than four months.
UPDATE: Plane crash kills one on south county beach
Caspersen Beach is closed after a plane making an emergency landed killed 36-year-old Ommy Irizarry and seriously injured his daughter Sunday.