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October 8, 2010  RSS feed
Global Day of Jewish Learning
Jews to unite in first worldwide trans-denominational Talmud study event

Tampa Bay’s Jewish community will have a chance to join with Jews around the world to consider some of life’s “big questions” during the first-ever Global Day of Jewish Learning.   More...

Pet service
A blessing on your fur, mazel tov, mazel tov...

As the sun poured down onto the courtyard at Temple Beth-El in St. Petersburg, the area slowly filled up with congregation members, volunteers, friends — and assorted pets. More...

‘In the Neighborhood: The Search for Community on an American Street One Sleepover at a Time’ is this year’s ‘Community Read’

A murder-suicide down the street would seem to be something that would have a lasting impact distressing the neighbors and provoking thoughts about why it happened. That’s not what author Peter Lovenheim experienced. More...

Fifth annual Jewish Book Festival upcoming Nov. 4-15

Tampa’s fifth annual Jewish Book Festival will feature a line-up of first-rate authors, kicking off with hit off-Broadway playwright Jake Ehrenreich, spotlighting the comedic Judith Martin aka Miss Manners, and ending with Peter Lovenheim, an author whose book has been picked up by Julia Roberts to become a film.   More...

World News

Westboro church picketing case poses dilemma for Jewish groups WASHINGTON — Jewish defense organizations long — and proudly &...
‘Atlantic’ magazine’s Goldberg: Are Israel-Iran-U.S. on collision course? His interview with Fidel Castro revealed the Cuban dictator backs Israel&r...
Survivors’ group, Republican leader repudiate GOP candidate/ SS re-enactor WASHINGTON (JTA) — A Holocaust survivors’ umbrella group and a...

Social Services

Chavurah Shabbat service in Port Richey The next Pasco County Chavurah will hold its next Reform/ Conservative/ tr...
TIKVAH talk will focus on life skills The next Tampa Jewish Family Services’ TIKVAH Talk group will presen...
Teen relationships program planned at JCC The JCC Suncoast North Center will host a program on healthy teen dating o...

Culture

Controversy over Jewish pluralism in Israel will be focus of Nov. 11 social action event at Beth-El Yael Dayan, well-known Israeli politician, writer, civil rights activist a...
Original entries sought for second Short Film Contest For the second year, the Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival is sponsoring a Sh...
Jewish Museum sponsors writing contest The Jewish Museum of Florida will feature a sad chapter in Southern Jewish...

Obituaries

FRANCES S. KRUGER, FRANCES S. KRUGER, 83, of St. Petersburg, died Oct. 3....
JOSEPH MASRI, JOSEPH MASRI, 85, of St. Petersburg, died Oct. 3....
ARTHUR SALCMAN, ARTHUR SALCMAN, 99, of St. Petersburg and Old Saybrook, CT, died Sep...
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