MBA scholarships available

The Margate Business Association's Daniel and Maria Walters Scholarship Program is now accepting submissions.

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The program awards two $2,500 college scholarships to high school seniors who have attended Margate City schools. Qualifications include the submission of three references (unrelated to the applicant), providing a list of activities and awards and writing a 300- to 500-word essay on the following:

What does the phrase "making a difference" mean to you? How you have made a significant difference in some aspect of school, family and your community? As you sum up your essay, look beyond your graduation day and speculate how you plan to make a difference through your chosen career.

Identities of the applicants are not known to the judges. The deadline for submission is March 24. Scholarship winners will be announced in June. Applications can be downloaded at mar or by calling 609-822-1129.


Movie series set

Congregation Beth Judah is presenting a movie series, "Jews and Muslims: Intimate Strangers."

The documentary series offers a deconstruction of 14 centuries of history shared between Jews and Muslims. Spanning the mythical times of Abraham through contemporary tensions, filmmaker Karim Miske explores the misunderstandings and omissions that have contributed to polarized identities and conflict.

The remaining viewings will take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 and March 17 and 31, with a discussion following each movie. RSVP to karen. or call 609-822-7116, ext 101. Congregation Beth Judah is at 700 N. Swarthmore Ave. The entire community is welcome.


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