Wishing You and Your Family a Safe and Happy July 4 Weekend

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The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee would like to wish everyone a safe and happy July 4th weekend. In observance of the 4th, The Federation offices will be closed on Friday, July 3.

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Top 5 Places to Celebrate the 4th … in Israel

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According to The Jerusalem Post, there’s a celebration at the American Embassy and an Alicia Keys concert in Tel Aviv.

http://www.jpost.com/LifeStyle/Top-5-Places-to-celebrate-4th-of-July-in-Israel-318685. (Photo: Google Images).


Quote from a Founding Father

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“I will insist that the Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation. If I were an atheist and believed in blind eternal fate, I should still believe that fate had ordained the Jews to be the most essential instrument for civilizing the nations.” – John Adams

More on the Jewish influence on the Founding of American Democracy:

http://www.jewishpathways.com/jewish-history/jews-and-founding-america

http://www.aish.com/jl/h/cc/48955806.html

https://momentmagazine.wordpress.com/2011/07/04/revolutionary-american-jews/

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