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Obituary - IRA SILVER

Ira Silver, CPA CGMA, a managing principal of the Orlando office at Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC (MBAF), passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the age of 58. Ira was born in Brooklyn, New York. He moved to Florida when he was 8 years old....

 
 By Penny Schwartz    News    July 6, 2018

Century-old Boston synagogue receives $500,000

BOSTON (JTA)-A century-old synagogue in Boston that now serves as a Jewish cultural center will receive $500,000 from the city for historic preservation. On the recommendation of Mayor Martin Walsh,...

 
 By Roger Rapoport    News    July 6, 2018

The last link to a doomed Jewish community in Crete watches its rebirth with gratitude

HANIA, Crete (JTA)-On Sunday, 263 candles will be lit at a special interfaith memorial service at this lovely city's historic Etz Hayyim synagogue. The names of local Jews who perished during the...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Jewish editor among five killed in Annapolis newspaper shooting (JTA)—One of the five victims killed in a shooting at a newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, was Jewish. Gerald Fischman, 61, the editorial page editor at the Capital Gazette, was killed...

 

Orthodox-trained rabbi makes history as head of a mostly Christian theology center

By Rob Gloster SAN FRANCISCO (J. The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA)-Breaking religious barriers is nothing new for Rabbi Daniel Lehmann. Ordained at New York's Yeshiva University, the fla...

 
 By Alix Wall    Features    July 6, 2018

Home cooking classes where Israel and Jewish culture are always on the menu

SAN FRANCISCO (JTA)-In the compact, open kitchen of the apartment here that Dalit Gvirtsman shares with her husband, about a dozen women are jostling for space. One is chopping tomatoes, another is...

 

Film producer, TV's Superman honored by Holocaust remembrance group

(JTA)-Jack Garfein, a former movie producer who survived 11 concentration camps during the Holocaust, was honored in New York by a Poland-based group commemorating victims of the genocide. Garfein, 87...

 

Harriett Lake dies at age 96

An icon of the Jewish community has passed away. Harriett Lake, born Harriett Tuck on April 7, 1922, in Lebanon, Pa., died on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Harriett was a special lady. She was (Hello)...

 

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