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January 16, 2015  RSS feed
Actor Michael Douglas awarded $1 million Genesis Prize in Israel

Actor and peace activist Michael Douglas is the recipient of the $1 million Genesis Prize. The prize will be awarded in Jerusalem by Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky and the prime minister of Israel on June 18. More...

Shabbat in Paris after day of infamy
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The last time I saw a Jewish minyan relocate from a synagogue to a private residence for security reasons was in 2010. I was in Rayda, Yemen, where the Jews were still reeling from the assassination of Moshe Nahari, the brother of a prominent rabbi. I never thought I would find myself at the same exact setting in Paris, only four years later. More...

Paris kosher supermarket hero becoming French citizen

(JTA) – France will grant citizenship to Lassana Bathily, the Muslim employee of a Paris kosher supermarket who hid shoppers during the deadly hostage siege. More...

Long-time Nazi hunter to speak, receive award, at To Life event

When Eli Rosenbaum graduated from law school there were two jobs he really wanted – to hunt Nazi war criminals for the U.S. Justice Department and one other dream job. “The job with the Yankees did not happen. No bat. And no arm,” he deadpanned. However, he has been an all-star Nazi hunter for the Justice Department for more than 30 years. More...

Social Services

Photographer captures essence of Gulf Coast JFCS clients for FACES project[img_assist|nid=26368|title=|desc= Photographer Matt Preiser....

Culture

Email from stranger revives memories for Holocaust survivorLate last month, more than 70 years after finding refuge at an orphanage in...
Jewish Book Festival to feature Skype discussions with authorsThe 2014-15 Tampa Jewish Book Festival will wrap up its Sip & Skype pro...
Chanukah billboard reaches drivers on busy U.S. 19A joint Chanukah campaign, the first of its kind here, between Chabad of Cl...

Obituaries

ObituariesADELE RHODA GREENE, 94, of Tampa, died Jan. 3....
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