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USF Hillel to host dual celebration: new building name, new kitchen

On Sunday, Sept. 18, Hillel at the University of South Florida will host a celebration to name its center and officially open its new, full-sized kitchen and expanded dining room. More...

Louisana flooding impacts small Baton Rouge Jewish community

At midnight on Aug. 13, the floodwaters began to flow into Ellen Sager’s Baton Rouge home. Her husband grabbed some important family documents, then the couple gathered some snacks and headed to a room on the second floor with their two teenage children. Sager assumed the waters would recede and the family could return within several hours. More...

Israel activists to protest ties of FL lawmaker

WASHINGTON – Pro-Israel activists in the Miami area plan to protest a Florida state senator active in the Black Lives Matter movement who visited the West Bank as the guest of a group that backs the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. More...

World News

Nazi treasure hunters come up empty in Poland ‘gold train’ dig(JTA) – Treasure hunters in Poland said they failed to find a hidden ...
UN claims diplomatic immunity for employee Israel has accused of helping Hamas(JTA) – The United Nations “demanded” the release of an e...
Russian Jews posthumously honor Elie Wiesel, who fought to free them(JTA) ­– A Jewish organization working in the former Soviet Union ina...

Social Services

With open arms (and hands), Gulf Coast’s Yad B’Yad mentoring program grows[img_assist|nid=34238|title=|desc= “Little Yad” Emily Johnston...

Culture

Mentalist to add magic to Holocaust Museum anniversary[img_assist|nid=34242|title=|desc= Oz Pearlman |align=left|width=195|heigh...
Beyond sports: Local writer publishes collection of stories from long careerBruce Lowitt is an all-around sportswriter who covered the big NFL games fo...
Shiva, sisters and secrets part of new play featured at festivalAs part of its third annual play competition, the Tampa Bay Theatre Festiva...

Obituaries

Esther Jungreis, Orthodox Jewish outreach pioneer, dies(JTA) – Esther Jungreis, a pioneer in the Jewish outreach movement an...
Fyvush Finkel, veteran actor with roots in Yiddish theater, dies at 93(JTA) – Fyvush Finkel, an Emmy Award-winning actor who began his care...
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