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Ceasefire Resolution Aftermath

Feb 19, 2024
After a marathon meeting yesterday afternoon, the problematic resolution offered by Councilmember Floyd was not considered by St. Pete City Council. Instead, the Council passed a resolution proposed by Council Chair Figgs-Sanders. Unlike the original, the new resolution truly was a neutral call for peace and diplomacy – and did not call for a ceasefire. This is a result to be proud of. We worked...

Ceasefire Resolution Reintroduced

Feb 16, 2024
Two weeks ago, we asked you to help us oppose a resolution before St. Pete City Council calling for a ceasefire in Israel’s defensive war against Hamas. You sent emails to the Council, you showed up, and you spoke out – and it worked. Councilmembers received over 100 emails opposing the resolution, many of you came to the meeting in person, and the resolution was withdrawn by its author, Councilmember...

Resolution Update

Feb 02, 2024
On Monday, we asked for your help in opposing a resolution calling for a ceasefire in Israel’s defensive war against Hamas, which was scheduled to come before today’s St. Petersburg City Council meeting. Your response was overwhelming. City Council received more than 100 emails in opposition to the resolution. Many of you also showed up to the meeting prepared to speak with us in opposition. We’re...

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The FHM to become permanent home of the Elie Wiesel Collection

Feb 03, 2024
Florida Holocaust Museum to Permanently House Elie Wiesel’s Personal Collection [St. Petersburg, FL – 3 February 2024] The Florida Holocaust Museum and the Elie Wiesel Foundation are thrilled to announce that the Museum has been chosen as the permanent home of Elie Wiesel’s entire collection, including his Nobel prize, the entire contents of his personal office and library, unfinished manuscripts,...

Sen. Rick Scott is donating a portion of his salary to The FHM

Dec 29, 2023
Dec. 29, 2023— Dear friends and colleagues, It’s been a difficult few months for so many. On the other hand, dark days can often remind us how bright the light can shine. That’s why we’re proud to announce that Senator Rick Scott and Mrs. Ann Scott have chosen to donate a portion of his quarterly salary to The Florida Holocaust Museum in memory of Ambassador Mel Sembler, who passed...

Florida Holocaust Museum Commemorates Rescue of Danish Jews

Sep 21, 2023
[St. Petersburg, FL – 20 September 2023] In late 1943, nearly the entire Jewish population of Nazi-occupied Denmark was evacuated on fishing boats to neutral Sweden, saving more than 7,000 lives. On Sunday, October 1, The Florida Holocaust Museum will commemorate that rescue alongside one of the boats, Thor, used in the operation. The public event will begin at 2:00pm with a performance by The...

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