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The Jewish Press of Tampa and the Jewish Press of Pinellas County are Independently- owned biweekly Jewish community newspapers published in cooperation with and supported by the Tampa JCC & Federation and the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties, respectively. Copyright © 2009-2018 The Jewish Press Group of Tampa Bay, Inc., All Rights Reserved.


 

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How Jewish Are We?
Pinellas and Pasco Jewish Community

Here is a sampling from findings of the Pinellas and Pasco Counties Jewish community study. Because the demographer conducted the 1994 and 2017 studies, we can see how the community has changed over time. More...

How the study was done

It took 230,000 phone calls to more than 70,000 phone numbers to complete the 2017 Pinellas/Pasco Jewish Population Study conducted over a three-month period by a staff under the direction of University of Miami Department of Geography chair Ira Sheskin.  More...

Local man leads simple life; leaves millions to college

All it took was a visit 18 years ago – the only visit Seymour Bluestone ever made to Brandeis University – to convince him that the university in Waltham, MA., was where he wanted to establish his legacy. More...

World News

Trump: Jerusalem declaration high point of presidency(JTA) – President Donald Trump told an Israeli newspaper that his Dec...
Winter Olympics 2018: Jewish storylines to watchJewish fans don’t have quite as many standout athletes to cheer for a...
Construction begins on Western Wall section for egalitarian prayerJERUSALEM (JTA) — Construction has begun to upgrade the section set a...

Social Services

Gulf Coast JFCS ponders how to reach more of the ‘Just Jewish’ crowd needing servicesFor Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services officials, one of the c...
Food bank cupboards almost bare, seeks help to restockThe William and Sally Israel Food Pantry is nearly empty and Gulf Coast Jew...

Culture

Rabbi who served as U.S. ambassador for religious freedoms to speak at St. Leo’sThe public is invited to a free presentation on religious freedom issues gl...
Food Festival returns to satisfy the craving for authentic Jewish cuisineLast year organizers expected a turnout in the hundreds for the first ever ...

Obituaries

ObituariesGARMAINE PITCHON, 90, of Clearwater, died Jan. 29....
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