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March 5, 2010  RSS feed
Earthquake in Chile destroys synagogue
Jewish groups again pledge disaster aid

The Masorti synagogue in Concepcion was reported destroyed in the destruction caused by the 8.8 magnitude that rocked Chile Feb. 27. Chilean casualties were estimated to total 800 as of March 4, but no casualties were reported among the 16,000 members of the Chilean Jewish community and damage to other Jewish institutions was minimal, according to initial reports. More...

Community Passover Seders

Information received as of press time: CONGREGATION BETH SHOLOM OF GULFPORT, 1844 54th Street S., Gulfport, will host a First Night Seder on Monday, March 29 at 6:30 p.m. Cost for adults is $40 and children are $20. Reservations required. Call 420- 9374 for more information or to RSVP. . . . More...

New museum exhibit salutes Florida Jews in the military

Since the mid-1800s through present times, Florida Jews have served in the American military every time this nation has gone to war.   Their service to the country began with a fighter in the Seminole Indian wars and continues today with an officer at U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa.   More...

March 14 Israel Bonds Community Dinner to honor nine from shuls throughout county

Israel Bonds’ Gala Community Dinner on Sunday, March 14, will honor individuals and couples from five congregations countywide.   The evening’s honorees will include Dr. Steve Warren and, posthumously, his wife, Gail Warren, of Congregation B’nai Israel, who will be awarded Israel Bonds’ Lifetime Achievement Award.   More...

World News

Gefilte fish dilemma not just a lot of carp WASHINGTON (JTA) — In time for the Passover season, U.S....
Body believed to be Jewish Canadian finally recovered in collapsed Haiti hotel After a month of continuous recovery work to locate the body of a missing ...
Ask the Expert EDITOR’S NOTE: Courtesy of MyJewishLearning.com, the Jewish Press is...

Social Services

TIKVAH Talk March 22 to focus on teens Psychologist Tsila Abush-Kirsh, Ph.D., will speak on “Parenting Your...
Jewish Community Services

Obituaries

Irwin Miller recalled for long-time service to community Irwin Harold Miller, who died Feb....
Former JNF regional president Ron Oxman Ronald (Ron) Oxman, 74, of St. Petersburg, died March 3....
Obituaries THERESE R. ACH, 98, of Largo, died Feb. 27....
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