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December 3, 2010  RSS feed
Polls of Israelis, Jews, & Arabs on democracy, rights & two states:
Under half of Israelis believe state must be Jewish and democratic

TEL AVIV (JTA) —The Israel Democracy Institute released its 2010 Israeli Democracy Index to President Shimon Peres and the heads of the three branches of government. on Nov. 30. Based on public opinion surveys and a series of international indexes, the Index measures the functioning and performance of Israeli democracy, as well as public perceptions of the State and its institutions.  More...

Majority of PA Arabs say two st ates is ‘Temporary Solution’

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A majority of Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza view the two-state solution as a precursor to one Palestinian state, according to an Israel Project poll.   More...

15th annual Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival on tap for Feb. 9-21

Plans and film selections are being finalized for the 15th annual Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival. Co-sponsored by the JCC Suncoast and Tampa Jewish Community Center, the festival will run Feb.9-21.   The festival will open with the Israeli-film The Matchmaker at the Tampa Theatre on Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. A dessert reception will follow the opening night show.   More...

World News

Kevin Spacey gets in touch with his inner Jew in ‘Casino Jack’ LOS ANGELES — Two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey lifts his f...
Anti-Semitic composer Wagner gets his first Israeli fan club A new Israeli association dedicated to promoting the work of the anti-Semi...
At site of Nazi power, a Chanukah menorah at Brandenburg Gate BERLIN — Icicles formed on Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal’s beard as h...

Social Services

Jewish gay and lesbian post-Chanukah party planned Mindy Solomon will host a mixer to bring together Jewish LGBT (Lesbian Gay...
‘Dr. Laz’ to be featured at Shabbaton David Lazerson, PhD, aka “Dr....
Calling all women to get fit at Chabad wellness event The Chabad Center of St....

Obituaries

RUTH BYRD, RUTH BYRD, 89, of St. Petersburg, died Nov. 13....
TILDE HIRSCH, TILDE HIRSCH, 104, of Atlanta, GA, died Nov. 22....
JANICE T. KORNFELD, JANICE T. KORNFELD, 56, of Clearwater, died Nov. 27....
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