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JWI chapter donates library for children at abuse shelter

Members of the Clearwater Chapter of Jewish Women International (JWI), recently donated a new children’s library at CASA, (Community Action Stops Abuse), south Pinellas County’s domestic abuse shelter.  More...

Scubi Jew appeal blooms – even in the Arizona desert

When Rabbi Ed Rosenthal, founder of the Scubi Jew scuba diving program at Eckerd College, got a call from the Hillel program director at the University of Arizona, asking about starting a Scubi Jew chapter there, Rosenthal’s reaction was, “Dude, you live in the desert.”  More...

Portman won’t go pick up prize due to beef with Bibi

(JTA) — Natalie Portman said she wouldn’t attend a prize ceremony in Israel because of her feelings about its prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and “atrocities” committed on his watch, but emphasized that she would not shun Israel itself.  More...

World News

40 UN ambassadors visit Israel as nation celebrates 70th anniversaryJERUSALEM – Forty ambassadors to the United Nations visited Israel as...
French mayor denied entrance to IsraelJERUSALEM – Patrice Leclerc, the mayor of Gennevilliers, a suburb of ...
Madoff victims to receive $504m in second payout(JTA) – The Madoff Victim Fund began distributing $504 million in fun...

Culture

Public invited to talk on ‘Holocaust by Bullets’The community is invited to a talk on Sunday, May 20, at the Florida Holoca...
Florida Holocaust Museum receives large artifact donationA new exhibition, A European Escape: The Journey of the Neustein Family, is...
Talk: Sholem Aleichem and ‘Fiddling with Tradition’Historian Jeff Lipkes will discuss the transformations undergone by the Tev...

Obituaries

ObituariesPHYLLIS BIRNBAUM, 87, of Seminole, died April 14....
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