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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 © 2009-2017 The Jewish Press Group of Tampa Bay, Inc., All Rights Reserved.


 

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Community to celebrate successes

The Jewish Federation of Pinellas and Pasco Counties has long had a tradition of holding its annual meeting in May of each year, at which time new board members are welcomed and various awards are given. More...

Interfaith program to recall life of Raoul Wallenberg

Thirty-four years ago, Philadelphia attorney Morris Wolff found himself entwined in the mysterious disappearance of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who was instrumental in saving more than 100,000 Jews from Nazioccupied Hungary. More...

Int’l Remembrance event discontinued

Vincent Genovese, organizer of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day events held at the Italian Club in Tampa for the past five years, announced that the event, an essay contest about the Holocaust and a scholarship program for essay contest winners have been canceled for the future.  Members of the local Jewish community reacted to the announcement with sadness.  More...

4 threats to Tampa JCC Preschools detailed in charges filed against teen

Four telephone threats to the Tampa JCC Preschools form the heart of the case the U.S. Department of Justice is making against an Israeli-American teen involving bomb threats or active shooter threats.  More...

World News

Sisters crossing into Israel for cancer treatment caught with explosivesJERUSALEM (JTA) – Two Palestinian sisters attempting to cross into Is...
Administration sends mixed messages on Iran nuke dealWASHINGTON – Iran is not living up to the “spirit” of the nuclear deal, Pre...
A futuristic Israeli peace plan –­minus the peace[img_assist|nid=37438|title=|desc= Israeli Cabinet minister Yisrael Katz p...

Culture

Museum exhibit chronicles attempt by Nazis to eradicate homosexuality[img_assist|nid=37432|title=|desc= Cover of the September 1931 issue of &l...
Museum, Eckerd to present 25 Holocaust survivor storiesThe Florida Holocaust Museum, celebrating its 25th anniversary, has set out...
Jewish playwright takes on wife’s cancer diagnosisSam Simon, a Jewish playwright and actor, will perform his play that portra...

Obituaries

ObituariesJOANNE BACKER, 85, of St. Petersburg, died April 6....
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