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  • Weissman busy as SWU campus coordinator

    Lauren Weissman, 26, has been busy since starting as campus coordinator for Boca Raton-based StandWithUs-Southeast on June 2. StandWithUs is a 13-year-old, nonprofit Israel education group based in Los Angeles with offices in the United States, Canada,...
  • Jaffe awarded distinguished service medallion

    Arthur Jaffe — the local Jewish philanthropist who founded the Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts at the Wimberly Library at Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus — was awarded a President's Medallion for Distinguished...
  • Hillel rabbi takes on challenge to reach Jewish students

    The fall semester is beginning at area colleges and universities and incoming Jewish students soon will meet new Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach rabbi Glenn Ettman. "He's exactly what Hillel was looking for," said Ilene Wohlgemuth, Hillel board chair....
  • FAU steps up for third-grade reading event

    Annmarie Giddings-Dilbert had "big news to share" as chairwoman of the city's Education Advisory Committee. The reading event for Boca Raton's third-graders has found a venue host after a long search, she told committee members at the July 28 meeting...
  • FAU students table divestment motion

    The student government at Florida Atlantic University tabled a resolution indefinitely last Friday, which included a call for the university to divest from Israel. The head of student government said their meeting was not the forum for this kind of...
  • South Florida colleges offer freebies

    South Florida colleges offer freebies
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Support for new medical students

    Patrick Kobler lost his mother when he was 12, and was raised by his grandfather. Later he had to take in boarders to keep a roof over his head. Now he'll be in the fourth class at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic...
  • Pines receives $50K NEA grant for arts facility

    Pembroke Pines is moving forward with the new civic center arts facility and the plaza's design and program development thanks to a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. It's one of only 66 Our Town grant recipients. "Pembroke Pines'...
  • Palm Beach trying hard not to look like Broward

    In Broward County, the fight against overdevelopment was lost long ago. In Palm Beach County, the fight goes on, with big dates looming. The first is Tuesday, when Democrats choose a candidate for the Palm Beach County Commission District 6 race in...
  • John Kelly raising the bar for academics at FAU

    John Kelly learned early the value of making the right strategic decision.        As co-captain of Easley (S.C.) High School's football team in 1972, Kelly drew interest from college recruiters. Eventually, though, the undersized defensive end compared...
  • FAU honors Cherokee, Everglades leaders

    One advocates for Cherokee Indians, the other for the Everglades. Florida Atlantic University is giving both honorary doctorates today. Jim Henson , a former tribal chief of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, is being honored for helping FAU...