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March 11, 2011  RSS feed

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Issues of aging: Guest speakers Jonathan Bowman, Melanie Bowman and Linda Burhans of Harmony Home Health will discuss the issues of ageing, independence and caregiving at a meeting of the North Pinellas Chapter of Hadassah on Monday, March 21 at 11:30 a.m. at Temple Ahavat Shalom.

Hadassah guide: The Lylah Pinellas Chapter of Hadassah presents “A Girlfriend’s Guide to Hadassah” on Thursday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at the home of Ilene Turker in Dunedin. Bring friends for the event, which will include desserts catered by the Lylah board members. There will be prizes, giveaways for new members and additional surprises. Lifetime memberships and Centennial keys are available for $100. For more information, contact Barbara Sadowsky at or go to Lylah Pinellas on Facebook.

Genealogical Society

Professional help: Professional genealogist Debbe Hagner will offer a program on how to use the FamilySearch website during a meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Tampa Bay on Sunday, April 10, at Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services, 14041 Icot Blvd., Clearwater. A social with refreshments and library access begins at 1:30 p.m. and the featured program starts at 2 p.m. Hagner is accredited through the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints (LDS) and FamilySearch is the gateway into the genealogical resources of the LDS Church’s Family History Library. Anyone interested in learning how to do Jewish genealogical research is invited to attend. Beginners as well as experienced researchers are welcome. For more information, call Sally Israel at (727) 343-1652.

Tikvah Talk to focus on autism

Karen Berkman, executive director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, will give an “Overview of Autism” at the Tampa Jewish Family Services’ next Tikvah Talk meeting on Thursday, March 31 from 7-9 p.m.

Berkman will talk about the characteristics of individuals with autism, current research and services offered by the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities.

The meeting will be at Tampa Jewish Community Center, 13009 Community Campus Drive, Tampa, and is open to the community.

A donation of $5 is requested. Continuing education credits are available. RSVP is preferred but not required.

For more information, visit or e-mail Lydia Abrams at


Monthly meeting: JWV Post 505 will hold its monthly meeting on Sunday, March 27 at 10 a.m. at the Jewish Community Center of West Pasco.


Wine and cheese tasting: The Ravak Schaarai Zedek Singles group will hold a wine and cheese tasting event at Whole Foods Market, 1548 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa on Thursday, March 31 from 7-9 p.m. A $5 minimum donation, to be paid at the event, is requested, with all proceeds donated to the Whole Planet Foundation, which helps the poor in countries which provide products to the company. Congregation Schaarai Zedek in Tampa sponsors the Ravak group, but you do not have to be a temple member to participate in its events. RSVP to by Friday, March 25.

Support groups

Alzheimer’s caregivers: Menorah Manor’s Bresler Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Program offers a complimentary support group open to anyone in the community. This group meets in the Samson Nursing Center at Menorah Manor, 255 59th St. N., St. Petersburg, on the first Thursday of the month from 3:30-5 p.m. For more information, call Gwen Kaldenberg, MSW, director of the Bresler Program, at 727-302-3750.

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