- Friday January 18, 2013 - Saturday January 19, 2013
- 7:00pm - 1:30pm
- Temple Beth Sholom, 1051 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota
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- Temple Beth Sholom and JTS
- Jessica James
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Jewish Theological Seminary Outreach Weekend takes place from 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Temple Beth Sholom. Dr. David Roskies, professor of Jewish Literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary, will speak on “The Making of the Modern Jewish Memory.” Dr. Roskies is an author, Jewish literature professor and cultural historian of eastern European Jewry. During Friday night services, which start at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, he will be speaking about “Covenantal Memory: How Jews Remember.” During his presentation during Saturday services, which start at at 9 a.m., he will discuss “In Wartime: When the Cannons Roar, the Muses are Never Silent." At 12:30 pm, Dr. Roskies will discuss “Reading in Time: A Holocaust Curriculum for Conservative Jews.”
PHOTO GALLERY: Lights in Bloom at Selby
Guests were invited to enjoy an early preview of Lights in Bloom Thursday, Dec. 18 at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
PHOTO GALLERY: Braden River Middle Snowcoming Dance
Sixth- through eighth-grade students put on their formal gowns and suits for the Snowcoming Dance, Dec. 18, in Braden River Middle School's cafeteria.
PHOTO GALLERY: Horseshoe Cove Christmas Golf Cart Parade
Residents of Horseshoe Cove lined their golf carts with ornaments, lights and other holiday decorations for the 16th annual Christmas Golf Cart Parade Dec. 18. Participants drove their themed vehicles around the community for an excited audience who photographed the unique carts from the sidelines.
PHOTO GALLERY: Girls Inc. Celebrates Girl of the Year
Today called for a celebration at Girls Incorporated Girl for the Girl of the Year award and the first ever National Girls Inc. “Champions for Girls” award.