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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.


 

June 16, 2017  RSS feed
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Federation programs lauded; early survey results in

Although results of a demographics survey of the Jewish community in Pinellas and Pasco counties are still being analyzed, early findings announced last month at the Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties show the number of Jews here – 36,000 – has not changed much since 1994, but other figures show there is a growing number of interfaith families t  More...

New Jewish summer camp is ‘best experience’ of kids’ lives

On a rainy Tuesday afternoon, more than 40 children gathered inside, away from the torrential rains outside, and had a blast.  More...

State funds better security for 35 Jewish day schools

For first time, the recently approved state 2017-18 budget includes a $654,000 appropriation to enhance security at 35 Jewish day schools, including two in Tampa.  Teach Florida, a project of the Orthodox Union, helped draft the legislation and advocated strongly for its passage. Officials in the organization declared the appropriation as a victory for Jewish children.  More...

Lawyer persists in seeking truth on Wallenberg’s fate

Morris Wolff stood in front of an interfaith audience at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC on May 17 and shared the story of his legal fight to bring Swedish diplomat and righteous gentile Raoul Wallenberg home from a Russian prison. More...

World News

Tillerson backs off pledge on anti-Semitism postWASHINGTON (JTA) – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson retreated from hi...

Social Services

Gulf Coast seeks school, home supplies for needyFor the 11th year, Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services is col...

Culture

Crafter-noon for young families set for June 25Folks are invited to paint rocks with a message at a program dubbed “...
Rays to honor Holocaust Museum at July 6 gameThe Florida Holocaust Museum celebrating its 25th anniversary, will be reco...
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Obituaries

ObituariesSARAH BERKOWITZ, 98, of Clearwater died June 5....
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