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August 25, 2017  RSS feed
Glazer JCC hosts return of wrestling

For the first time in three decades, wrestling will return to the former Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, now the Bryan Glazer Family JCC. On Tuesday, Sept. 26, for one night only, wrestling fans will be able to enjoy matches and walk-ons by some of the greats from years’ past. Bell time is 7 p.m. with VIP guests invited at 6 p.m. More...

IN THE WAKE OF Charlotesville
Mayors, ADL announce agreement to combat hate

NEW YORK – More than 300 U.S. mayors including three from the Tampa Bay Area have signed on to a compact with the Anti-Defamation League to combat hate and bigotry.  The mayors are agreeing to explicitly condemn racism, white supremacy and bigotry, and to implement educational and public safety programs to safeguard vulnerable populations and discourage discrimination.  More...

3 Jewish movements nix Trump High Holidays call

Related stories, Pages 10 and 11   WASHINGTON (JTA) – Three streams of American Judaism will not participate in the traditional annual pre-High Holidays call with the president, saying Donald Trump has “given succor to those who advocate anti-Semitism, racism, and xenophobia.”  More...

Temple Ahavat Shalom to dedicate Entel Benjamin Campus on Sept. 8

Earlier this summer, just months after Temple Ahavat Shalom celebrated its 40th anniversary, Syd and Irwin Entel, Robert Entel and Susan and Steven Benjamin bestowed a transformative gift of more than $1 million to Temple Ahavat Shalom, creating the newly named Entel Benjamin Campus of Temple Ahavat Shalom.  More...

World News

Netanyahu calls body searches of female worshippers at Western Wall ‘unacceptable’JERUSALEM (JTA) ­– Body searches of female worshippers at the entranc...
Atlanta private school students disciplined for Jews vs. Nazis beer pong(JTA) — A student from a private high school in Atlanta was expelled ...
Kushner visits Middle East in bid to restart peace talksJERUSALEM (JTA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in Je...

Culture

WEDU highlights Jewish life, love and humor in SeptemberPBS station WEDU is sprinkling its schedule with Jewish flavor this Septemb...

Obituaries

ObituariesZELDA BECKER, 89, of Rochester, NY, formerly of St. Petersburg died Aug....
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