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2010-03-19 digital edition

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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 © 2009-2018 The Jewish Press Group of Tampa Bay, Inc., All Rights Reserved.


 

March 19, 2010  RSS feed
Troubled PCJDS launches major restructuring

After weathering financial crises that threatened to close the Pinellas County Jewish Day School before year’s end for two consecutive years, an advisory committee of community business leaders and a new board are implementing a major restructuring plan intended to guarantee the school not only remains a respected educational institution, but also financially viable in future years. More...

U.S.-Israel rift: This time, it’s serious
Biden visit /settlement announcement

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Last summer, when the relationship between the Obama and Netanyahu administrations appeared to off to a rocky start, Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren was at pains — twice — to deny that he had been “summoned” to the State Department for a dressing down.   More...

Human Rights Awareness Month
Remembering the Holocaust

To Jews the word “genocide” frequently evokes images of the Holocaust — the sunken eyes and striped uniforms, gas chambers and trainloads of doomed European Jews heading to Auschwitz or other death camps. But more recent history has given rise to numerous other images of genocide flashed across television screens. 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...

World News

Change may be last chance for embattled Jewish Agency NEW YORK (JTA) — Natan Sharansky knows he’s disturbing the sta...
Nobel Laureate Wiesel calls for Ahmadinejad to be arrested for crimes against humanity Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad should be arrested for crimes agains...
Despite strong ADL objections, school prayer bill gets through House committee A bill which critics fear might permit prayers at public high school sport...

Culture

Holocaust Remembrance Day to be commemorated with music, speakers The Tampa Bay Jewish community, as well as Jews worldwide, will commemorat...
Author to discuss Nazi death camps’ liberators The American soldiers who liberated the Nazi concentration camps and their ...
Pinellas/Pasco Jewish community to celebrate Israel Independence Day April 18 An Israeli-themed community party featuring music, food, children’s ...

Obituaries

Judy Farrell: Clearwater restaurant co-founder, matriarch Judith (Judy) Farrell, 69, of Clearwater, died March 12....
Isa Rutenberg: Cellist, community pillar, philanthropist Isadora (Isa) Rutenberg, 86, of Clearwater, died March 7....
Obituaries MARVIN GOLDMAN, 90, of Tampa, died March 18....
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