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04/05/2013

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Sarasota News Leader April 5, 2013 Page 95 SONIA FUENTES TO SPEAK ON A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY The Congregation for Humanistic Judaism (CHJ) will present a program by Sonia Pressman Fuentes at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, titled, A Journey of Discovery. "Few people know what Germany has and is doing for the Jews in that country today and it is a revelation," a news release says. "People also do not know that most of the Jews in Germany are of Russian origin and that many Israelis live there as well," the release adds. Fuentes' presentation, accompanied by slides, will present a broad picture of Jewish life in Germany, the release notes. CHJ meets at Unity, located at 3023 Proctor Road in Sarasota. Services and programs are open to the public at no charge. For more information, call 929-7771 or visit www.chj-sarasota.org. Sonia Pressman Fuentes/Contributed photo TEMPLE EMANU-EL SISTERHOOD TO HONOR ELAINE ROSE GLICKMAN On Sunday, April 14, Temple Emanu-El's Sis- the women in Sisterhood and we want her to terhood will honor Rabbi Elaine Rose Glick- know how much she is appreciated, loved and admired!" man during its annual Honors Luncheon. The event will take place at 12:30 p.m. at the Lakewood Ranch Country Club (7650 Legacy Blvd., Lakewood Ranch), the Temple has announced. Proceeds will benefit the Temple Emanu-El Religious School. "We are honoring Elaine because she is a powerhouse at Temple Emanu-El, for Sisterhood and the community at large," says event chairwoman Cindy Gilburne in a news release. "Her endless mitzvot (good deeds), wit, charm and constant efforts continue to inspire all of In the six years since Glickman and her family arrived in Sarasota — her husband, Rabbi Brenner J. Glickman, began his service at that time as the spiritual leader of the congregation — "she has been an incredibly active part of the temple family," the release says. "She has built the annual Mitzvah Day, or day of community service, program into a 200+ volunteer effort; led countless educational sessions for participants of all ages; headed up the congregation's social committee efforts to offer fun programs to engage and connect temple

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