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September 8, 2017  RSS feed
Elderly pass night peacefully as Hurricane Irma rages

While many fretted in darkness as Hurricane Irma battered the region, some weathered the storm in style, staying in facilities where the lights, television and internet never went out, hot showers and three hot meals a day were offered and day care for kids was a reality.  More...

Irma slams cemetery but spares most other local Jewish facilities

High winds from Hurricane Irma toppled 8 huge trees and 20 medium sized ones at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Largo, uprooting one casket and causing up to $75,000 damage. More...

Letter from the Editors

It’s all about power – the power of Mother Nature and the type of power you get out of an electrical plug. Like many of you, the Jewish Press office lost power during Hurricane Irma and as of Friday, Sept. 15, the electricity still had not been restored.  More...

World News

In 8-minute call, Trump says New Year offers chance for Israeli peace, vows to keep Jews safe from hateWASHINGTON – The debate has gone on for weeks among rabbis and Jewish...
Israeli consulate in NY evacuated after death threat against NetanyahuNEW YORK (JTA) – The Israeli consulate in New York City was evacuated...
Mistaken for Muslims, two Jewish women, beaten in New York(JTA) — A Jewish woman and her mother were beaten up at a Queens subw...

Culture

Concert celebrates Jewish Valentine’s DayThe Jewish Valentine’s Day, Tu B’Av was celebrated in Tampa las...
High Holidays stand alone on the calendar for interfaith families, but still pose challengesFor many Jews, the High Holiday period is a time of deep observance and sel...
Star Event to spotlight Nancy Spielberg[img_assist|nid=38819|title=|desc= Nancy Spielberg |align=left|width=190|h...

Obituaries

ObituaryJACKIE LOUISE ROGOFF, 67, of Temple Terrace, died Sept. 11. Born in Ft....
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