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January 29, 2016  RSS feed
USF student Senate divestment vote rocks Jewish community, spurs funding pledges

Shock waves reverberated through the local Jewish community and beyond after the University of South Florida student Senate approved a resolution backed by the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) that called for the USF Foundation to divest from companies the SJP asserts are complicit with Israel in violating the human rights of Palestinians. More...

State legislature moves forward on anti-BDS measures

Both houses of the Florida legislature are moving forward with bills and resolutions directly aimed against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS) against Israel. More...

Super Sunday: Phone-a-thon and beyond

Super Sunday, the end is the same as always: to call hundreds of community members to gain financial support for the Jewish community, near and far. More...

Voice of Lightning charged with excitement

TAMPA – Dave Mishkin is nothing if not excitable. It’s the trademark of the Tampa Bay Lightning playby play radio broadcaster. As the action on the ice intensifies, so does his voice, the words coming faster and louder, the pitch climbing until … “SCO-O-O-RE!” “ SCO-O-O-O-O-RE!” “ SCO-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-RE!” More...

World News

Sarasota shul leaves Reconstructionism over acceptance of intermarried rabbis(JTA) – Members of Kol Hanesha synagogue in Sarasota is ending its af...

Culture

Speech by ‘Hassidic Dr. Ruth’ to mark decade of service by local rabbi and rebbetzinIn celebration of a decade of service to the Jewish community in Pinellas C...
’Jewish Pavarotti’ to perform in St. PeteInternationally renowned cantor and tenor soloist, Hazzan Alberto Mizrahi, ...
Torah on Tap program to visit Vinoy rooftop on Feb. 11On Thursday, Feb. 11 from 5:30 to 7 p.m....

Obituaries

ObituariesJOHN L. LINO, 88, of St. Petersburg, died Jan. 16....
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