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February 25, 2011  RSS feed
Super Sunday/Week: Some who can — give, others now need help

The good news about Super Sunday/ Super Week 2011 was that many donors increased their pledges and others made pledges for the first time.  The bad news was that some previous donors now need help from agencies supported by the Jewish Federation of Pinellas and Pasco counties  More...

Capitol Hill: Cantor speaks about teen dating violence

WASHINGTON, DC — The middle school years are times of great promise, and great trepidation. During those years, youth begin to date and form special relationships, and it is not uncommon as they explore this uncharted territory for middle schoolers to be on top of the world one moment, and in the depths of despair the next.  More...

Beck apologizes for comparing Reform rabbis to Islamic radicals

NEW YORK (JTA) – Fox News host Glenn Beck apologized for comparing Reform Judaism to radical Islam.  In an apology on his radio program on Feb. 24, Beck said he had made “one of the worst analogies of all time” in saying on a radio show earlier in the week that, like Islamic extremists, Reform rabbis place politics ahead of religion.  More...

World News

Jerusalem Post writer to present analysis of Israel’s place in evolving Middle EastGil Hoffman, chief political correspondent and analyst for The Jerusalem Po...
Expert tells JCRC: With Egyptian Army in charge, war with Israel unlikelyIsrael should not fear another war with Egypt because of the revolution tha...

Social Services

Joint Purim carnivals unite Reform and Conservative congregationsThe urge to merge is catching on, at least for Purim carnival organizers in...
GCJFCS chosen to present FACES project at confabGulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services (GCJFCS) will make a pres...

Culture

Matisyahu in Tampa takes audience on enlightening journeyMatisyahu played the Tampa Theatre on Sunday Feb....
Menorah Manor's 25 Years of LoveOn January 22, 2011, Menorah Manor celebrated 25 yearsof love and service t...
‘Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad’ returns to St. PetersburgA production of “Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad,” a music, variety ...

Obituaries

DR. J. LEONARD AZNEER,89, of St. Petersburg, died Feb. 16....
LEON H. BACKHAUT,85, of Venice and a visitor to Clearwater, died Feb. 2....
MILTON CARTER,88, of St. Petersburg, died Feb. 20....
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