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February 10, 2017  RSS feed
Maimonides Society annual event March 5

The annual Maimonides Society dinner for health professionals will be held on Sunday, March 5, with a new feature: the awarding of a student scholarship.  The cocktail reception will begin at 5:30 and dinner and program at 6:30 p.m. The venue for the dinner had not been finalized as of press time.  More...

Federation adds its voice to travel ban opposition

A recent email blast signed by two leaders of the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties, urging opposition to President Donald Trump’s travel ban, brought both praise and condemnation from some who received it, says Emilie Socash, the Federation’s executive director.  More...

Knesset passes historic bill to legalize settlements

(JTA) — The Israeli parliament passed a bill that would retroactively legalize some West Bank settlements built on private Palestinian land.  Knesset lawmakers voted 60-52 in favor of the measure Feb. 6 to legalize some 4,000 settler homes.  More...

World News

Paul Ryan: Enforce the Iran nuclear deal, don’t dismantle itWASHINGTON (JTA) – House Speaker Paul Ryan said it makes more sense t...
JCC bomb threat probe hindered by tech disguisesNEW YORK – A person calls a Jewish institution, makes a bomb threat a...
Palestinians file first challenge to Israeli legalization of West Bank outpostsJERUSALEM (JTA) ­– Palestinian entities have petitioned Israel’...

Culture

USF Hillel plans tasty debate filled with science and treats[img_assist|nid=36424|title=|desc= Debaters Dr. Sarina Ergas and Dr.
ClarificationThe Feb. 15 lecture by Seth M....
FASHION STATEMENTSWith so many lives claimed in the Holocaust, it is often hard for those who...

Obituaries

Community pillar Harriett LiebermanWhile some who contribute greatly to the fabric of the local Jewish communi...
ObituariesJOSEPH COHEN, 94, of St. Petersburg, died Feb. 5....
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