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2011-05-06 digital edition

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The Jewish Press of Tampa and the Jewish Press of Pinellas County are Independently- owned biweekly Jewish community newspapers published in cooperation with and supported by the Tampa JCC & Federation and the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties, respectively. Copyright © 2009-2018 The Jewish Press Group of Tampa Bay, Inc., All Rights Reserved.


 

May 6, 2011  RSS feed
Federation localizes Jewish education scholarship fund

The Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties has launched a new scholarship fund to benefit Pinellas and Pasco County youth.  Families that have registered with a kindergarten eighth grade general studies program at a Jewish institution and who are in need of financial assistance may apply for this education scholarship.  More...

Chicago’s new offensive tackle is a role model for Jewish youth

At the University of Wisconsin, they called him the “The Jewish Hammer” for his ability to throw opposing players down on the field.  More...

Brooklyn Knish
The K is not silent

On his way home from school, Mac Wachtler would stop at his personal shrine at 1001 Brighton Beach Ave. in Brooklyn – where he would buy one of Mrs. Stahl’s Knishes.  More...

Diaspora Jews recall experiences fighting for Israel’s independence

For Ira Feinberg, what he calls the “pinnacle of my life’s experiences” took place 63 years ago.  Feinberg was a 17-year-old New Yorker when he joined the elite troops of the Palmach force fighting in Israel’s War of Independence.  More...

World News

$4,000 raised to properly mark grave of former youth directorMark Goodfriend made a lot of friends over his lifetime before losing a bat...
Jewish community aiding tornado victims in SoutheastJewish groups are mobilizing assistance in areas of the Southeast devasted ...
Reform defends incoming leader as critics attack his Israel positionsAn angry exchange over the Zionist credentials of the incoming president of...

Culture

St. Pete author draws on experience as docent, art critic to create novel set in Nazi GermanyThe seed for a new novel, Departure, by St....
Film script staged reading set for Holocaust MuseumA staged reading from a script about the secret life of one of the “h...

Obituaries

ObituariesREGINA LANDES, 91, of St . Petersburg, died May 6....
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