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March 25, 2011  RSS feed
Choice facing some Pinellas seniors: Attend graduation or be observant Jews

For years Pinellas County high school administrators have avoided scheduling graduation ceremonies on Shabbat or Shavuot in deference to observant Jewish graduates and families. Not so this year. The scheduling conflicts will affect Jewish seniors at 14 of the 17 Pinellas high schools under the graduation schedule announced by the county school system March 17. More...

Advocacy for Israel, civility stressed at national JCPA plenum
Administration’s ‘unshakeable support’ for Israel’s security reaffirmed at meeting

The 2011 Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) Plenum in Washington March 5-8 brought together more than 300 members from 125 local Jewish Community Relations Councils (JCRCs) and national organizations to discuss issues concerning Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish community in the United States.  More...

Daughters of Holocaust survivors, Third Reich to share dialogue
Florida Holocaust Museum, April 5

Years before Renate Boraks learned of the atrocities committed against her parents by Nazis, she was already suffering from the evils of the Holocaust – through emotional and physical abuse at the hands of her parents. More...

An Israeli moment, to play baseball or not?
First person

JERUSALEM — The youth baseball team I coach here in Jerusalem, the Wildcats — which comprises 15 boys aged 10-12, including my son — had a game scheduled at the Kraft Family Stadium in central Jerusalem on March 23 at 5 p.m.  More...

World News

Facebook intifada page draws outcryJERUSALEM (JTA) — Yuli Edelstein, Israeli minister of diplomacy and D...
Jewish funeral home to open in MoscowMOSCOW ( JTA) — A city funeral home in Moscow will be converted to a ...
Rabbi Richard Jacobs tapped to lead Reform movementNEW YORK (JTA) — Rabbi Richard Jacobs, spiritual leader of the Westch...

Social Services

Weinberg Village receives donation of equipment for media roomThanks to the efforts and generosity of others, residents of Weinberg Villa...
New marketing director to oversee PR, outreachToby Zarolnick has been named director of marketing at Weinberg Village Ass...
Hillel’s Scubi Jew group cleans up waterfrontStudent volunteers from Eckerd College Hillel’s Scubi Jew group clean...

Obituaries

ObituariesHAROLD BROWN, 79, of Tarpon Springs, died March 20....
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