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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, APRIL 6, 2018 PAGE 7A 'We march today because it's what we have to do to sleep tonight' Jewish students leading the Reform D.C, March 24, 2018. Hector Emanuel for the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism movement to the March for Our Lives in Washington, By Ron Kampeas jory Stoneman Douglas High ence it before your eyes." She School in Parkland, Florida, wassoovercomewithemotion WASHINGTON(JTA)--The on Feb. 14, when a gunman describing the day, she threw organizers of the March for roamed their halls and killed up--and then completed her Our Lives, almost all of them 17 students and faculty, speech, with encouragement under 20, had a gun control On the stage on Pennsylva- from the crowd. agenda packed with specifics, nia Avenue on Saturday, Aali- Marchers came fromacross Theywere able to get 800,000 yah Eastmondand Samantha the country, among them at people on and off of this city's Fuentes described the terror least 2,500 Jewish teenagers PennsylvaniaAvenue in three theyfeltatStonemanDouglas fromasfarafieldasCalifornia, hours. They attracted A-list when the gunman burst in on Colorado and Minnesota. They celebrities. They turned out their Holocaust studies class, threw sleeping bags on the marchers at more than 800 Two students in the class, floorsoflocalsynagoguesand satellite events held around Nicholas Dworet and Helena Jewish community centers the world. Ramsey, were killed, under the aegis of the Reform But the politics and lo- Fuentessaid shewanted amovement's North American gistics of the weekend often worldwhere"youdon'thaveto Federation of Temple Youth, paled next to the simple, and worry about going into a Ho- or NFTY. harrowing, stories of the locaust history class to learn studentswhowereinsideMar- about death, and then experi- March on page 15A Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel Proucll9 Servin Our Communit: t Por Over Years d'oJ