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Christmas and Florida Law
Issue:
12.01

 
Important dates

This Month...

Editor's Comment
Michael looks at:
Farewell, Shalom and Adieu

Being Jewish Magazine


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Features
An Open Letter from Abba to His Family

Enough With The Political Finger-Pointing!

Revisiting the Haggadah

Eddy's Recipe List
Victoria Sponge

Book Review
Unstrung Heroes

The Outspeaker
Encouraging violence is never correct

Batya
Good times and bad times with Batya

Nathan Weissler
What my friendship with Michael Hanna-Fein meant to me


Marjorie Wolfe
An Interview with Paul Reiser

BC's Backlot
The Last Shalom

Lynn Ruth Miller
How we all became part of a bigger story

Mel Yahre
A few words for my friend

Eddy's Thoughts
Don't let life flutter by

The Bear Facts
How I found Michael

 

State Senator Gary Siplin (D-Orlando) has entered the following bill--S320 for consideration by the State Legislature this upcoming session:

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  1.                         Senate Resolution
     
  2. A resolution recognizing “Merry Christmas” as the
     
  3. State of Florida’s official greeting for December 25.
     
  4.  
     
  5. WHEREAS, Christmas, a holiday of great significance to most
     
  6. Americans and many other cultures and nationalities, is
     
  7. celebrated annually by Christians throughout the United States
     
  8. and the world, and
     
  9. WHEREAS, on December 25 of each calendar year, American
     
  10. Christians observe Christmas, the holiday celebrating the birth
     
  11. of Jesus Christ, and
     
  12. WHEREAS, popular modern customs of the holiday include
     
  13. gift-giving, music, the exchange of greeting cards, a special
     
  14. meal, church celebrations, and the display of Christmas trees,
     
  15. lights, and nativity scenes, and
     
  16. WHEREAS, many Christians and non-Christians throughout the
     
  17. United States and the rest of the world celebrate Christmas as a
     
  18. time to cherish and serve others, NOW, THEREFORE,
     
  19.  
     
  20. Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida:
     
  21.  
     
  22. That “Merry Christmas” is recognized as the State of
     
  23. Florida’s official greeting for December 25.

 
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