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March 11, 2011  RSS feed
Scammed, touched and amazed; but then it got worse ...

The first call at the house came at the crack of dawn, Thursday, March 3.  Before Karen could tell me about it, I took the second one downstairs, that one from a cousin.  “You guys are all right, right?  “Yesss.”  “And you’re not in Wales?”  “Nooo. What’s this all about?  More...

Genshaft to get Jewish Museum’s Breaking Glass Ceiling Award

University of South Florida President and CEO Judy Genshaft has been selected as one of six women to receive the annual Breaking the Glass Ceiling Award from the Jewish Museum of Florida.  The awards, to be presented at the museum on Miami Beach on Thursday, March 24, are given to inspiring women who have been successful in fields generally dominated by men.  More...

Larry King to go ‘Live’ here April 3

Although retired from the CNN prime time centerpiece he helmed for 25 years, world famous television and radio host Larry King will bring back a mini-version as he appears here to accept the Chabad Jewish Center of Greater St. Petersburg’s International Ambassador of Communication Award.  More...

Ben Gamal: An English-Hebrew public charter school for Pinellas?

A free, public charter school that teaches conversational Hebrew as a second language could be open in Pinellas County by this fall if the Pinellas County School Board approves.  More...

World News

Ketubah prepared for Britain’s newest royal coupleA British artist has prepared a ketubah, or Jewish marriage contract, for B...
Is bubble about to burst for Israel’s booming housing market?TEL AVIV — Soon after Leora’s second child was born and she and...
Jewish groups, Israel mobilizing to aid JapanThe Jewish Federations of North America has set up an emergency relief fund...

Social Services

Joint YAD Happy Hour set at Mindy Solomon GalleryOn Thursday, March 24, the Young Adult Divisions of the Jewish Federation o...
Community celebrates start of construction for Inn on the PondMore than 130 people attended the Inn on the Pond groundbreaking celebratio...
Community Women’s Seder April 5 at Beth ShalomThe 13th annual Community Women’s Seder, which aims to bring women of...

Culture

‘Mitzvah Maniac’ Siegel to speak at B’nai IsraelWell-known author, lecturer, poet and “Mitzvah Maniac” Danny Si...
Holocaust era violins find voice in performance at ‘To Life’ eventFour violins from the Holocaust era, including one played in the Auschwitz ...

Obituaries

NORMAN DIAMOND,87, of St. Petersburg, died Feb. 28....
SHIRLEY FISHBEIN,97, of St. Petersburg, died Feb. 25. (David C. Gross Funeral Homes, St....
LEONA GALLAY,82, of Clearwater, died Feb. 27....
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