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New Jewish food fest promises plenty to eat and more

Those who love Jewish foods won’t want to miss the first Tampa Bay Jewish Food Festival on Sunday, April 2.  More...

Clearwater Chabad adds land, starts building campaign

Chabad of Clearwater, led by Rabbi Levi and Miriam Hodakov, has announced the purchase of additional property and plans for an expansion of its facilities.  At the end of February, Chabad purchased a vacant 1.25-acre lot adjacent to its headquarters, the Tabacinic Chabad Center, on Belleair Road a little east of Belcher Road. Combined, the Chabad grounds now comprise 2.5 acres.   More...

While some parents pull out of JCCs, most undeterred by bomb threats

When Cincinnati’s Mayerson Jewish Community Center was hit with a bomb threat on Jan. 18, Adam Bellows was satisfied with how the staff handled the preschool kids, including his 2-year-old son.  The kids, said Bellows, had no idea the threat had happened. They were evacuated and taken to a secure location where they watched cartoons.  More...

JCCs to Sessions: Frustration with probe of bomb threats

(JTA) ­– Executives from 141 Jewish community centers including Tampa signed a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressing frustration with efforts combating a rash of bomb threats.  More...

World News

Mike Pence to keynote AIPAC conferenceWASHINGTON (JTA) – Vice President Mike Pence and a bipartisan slate o...
Knesset bans entry to foreigners calling for boycotts of Israel(JTA) – Israel has enacted a law banning entry to foreigners who publ...

Culture

New Jewish Community Camp adds Israeli flavor to mixPinellas County’s new Jewish Community Camp plans to bring a taste of...
Scholar to offer lectures on Moses, the flood[img_assist|nid=36870|title=|desc= Dr....
Author to present amusing tour of sexuality in TalmudWhat do you get when you mix together 50 pieces of Talmud, 17 cartoons, and...

Obituaries

ObituariesREVA BLOCK, 90, of Pinellas Park, died Feb. 26....
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