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Six million steps walk raises Holocaust awareness

The “Six Million Steps to Holocaust Awareness” walk is an idea that was initiated a few years ago by Hebrew school students of Temple Beth Torah Sha’aray Tzedek in Tamarac and has turned into an annual-wide community supported educational program.
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Atlantic Tech senior makes academics her priority

This is one in a series of profiles this school year of students who are nominated by teachers and chosen by editors as best exemplifying the six character pillars: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, caring, fairness and citizenship.
Amanda Gonzalez
Age: 18
School: Atlantic … Continue reading

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Synagogue’s executive director connects to congregants

Many synagogues, especially larger ones, tend to be dominated by male executive directors. In the case of Congregation Kol Tikvah in Parkland, a woman – Jennifer Levin-Tavares – serves as its executive director with the aim of being a good … Continue reading

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Rudner often includes Jewish upbringing in her act

Jewish comedienne Rita Rudner stars in her stand up 90 minute comedy show on Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Coral Springs Center for the Arts in Coral Springs.
Known for her slow delivery and acute observations, Rudner’s first interest in … Continue reading

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Tradewinds student organizes buddy program

Brianna Breslaw
Age: 11
School: Tradewinds Elementary School, Coconut Creek
Grade: Fifth

Hometown: Fort Lauderdale
Trait: Citizenship
Getting good grades and doing good deeds makes Brianna Breslaw a wonderful role model for her peers.
“I like to make the world a better place because I see … Continue reading

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Kids of Character: Lola Simcox

This is one in a series of profiles this school year of students who are nominated by teachers and chosen by editors as best exemplifying the School District of Palm Beach County‘s six character pillars: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, caring, fairness … Continue reading

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Trial starting for ex-Air Force major accused of trying to kill his wife and her dad in Broward

Hours before retired U.S. Air Force Major Thomas Maffei shot and seriously injured his estranged wife and her father in Coral Springs, he went to a Veterans Administration crisis clinic in Palm Beach County and told staff he was under … Continue reading

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Multicultural program teaches diversity

At least 25 different countries were represented during Temple Beth Orr’s Kuhn Early Childhood Center’s recent Multicultural Day.
This annual project, which took place at Temple Beth Orr in Coral Springs, celebrated the different cultures of the students’ families. It featured … Continue reading

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Cleveland Clinic to open Coral Springs facility; construction to start in March

— Cleveland Clinic’s expansion project into Coral Springs is expected to break ground within months.
The 74,000-square-foot Family Health Center at the southeast corner of the Sawgrass Expressway and University Drive will begin construction in March.
The $32 million project, with … Continue reading

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Deafening cheers by 400 South Florida supporters at Trump watch party

Cheers rose to deafening levels as a crowd estimated at more than 400 jammed into Wings Plus to cheer Donald Trump’s first moments as the 45th president of the United States on Friday.
There was joy, relief and sometimes contempt … Continue reading

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