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October 22, 2010  RSS feed
Young Adult Divisions to host Happy Hour prior to kick-off

The Young Adult Divisions of the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties and Tampa Jewish Federation will join together to host a happy hour reception immediately preceding the federations’ first ever Joint Campaign Kick-off event on Nov. 17.   More...

Ever imagine a high school football announcer saying: ‘Today there will be two anthems’?

SAN DIEGO, CA — The snack bar is always kosher and the games are never on Friday night. The roster is packed with names like Adam, Isaac, Benjamin and Micah, with an Ori, Ethan, Yuval and Noam thrown in. The players huddle to say the Sh’ma before taking the field; the quarterback calls the plays in Hebrew.   More...

Group-written Torah cracks glass ceiling

SEATTLE — It took seven years to write and just a few days to sew together, but on Oct. 15 the first Torah scroll written entirely by a group of women was attached to its wooden poles and declared complete.   The ceremony was held at Seattle’s Kadima Reconstructionist Community, which sponsored the project.   More...

World News

IDF soldiers to be blocked from social media sites JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s army will block its soldiers’...
Israeli bill would prevent Palestinian tour guides JERUSALEM (JTA) — A proposed Knesset bill would ban Arabs from easte...
Annual list shows recession’s effect on Jewish charities NEW YORK —Fund raising at the country’s largest Jewish chariti...

Social Services

Benjamin Tower aims at matching $500,000 grant The final push is on for Benjamin Tower to match a $500,000 challenge gran...

Culture

Temple B’nai Israel features Jewish rock musician in concert Some finger-snapping, toe-tapping music is coming to Temple B’nai Is...
St. Petersburg artist to show ‘Art Not Hate’ exhibit in Tampa A special traveling exhibit titled “Art Not Hate,” featuring S...
Event pays homage to Holocaust era musicians The Tampa Ameet Chapter of Hadassah has joined with the Carrollwood Cultur...

Obituaries

JOEL GREENFELD, JOEL GREENFELD, 69, of Clearwater, died Oct. 8....
CONSTANCE HIRSCHBERG, CONSTANCE HIRSCHBERG, 82, of Clearwater, died Oct. 6....
FRANCES S. KRUGER, FRANCES S. KRUGER, 83, of St. Petersburg, died Oct. 3....
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