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August 12, 2011  RSS feed
Housing protests roil Israel as tent cities pop up

TEL AVIV – On Rothschild Boulevard, Tel Aviv’s version of Park Avenue, a burgeoning tent city has sprung up amid crowded cafes and under its canopy of ficus trees.   More...

Tampa’s Hillel School gets new name

After 41 years, the Hillel School of Tampa has changed its name and logo, but it is not changing its commitment to academic achievement.  The school is now known as Hillel Academy.  “We wanted our name to reflect our academics as well as our Jewish identity,” said Amy Wasser, Hillel head of school.  More...

Now approved, Ben Gamla public charter school looking for location, principal

A free public charter school that teaches Hebrew as a second language should open in Pinellas County by August 2012 after approval by the school board, according to its founder, Peter Deutsch.  The Pinellas County School Board approved the application of the Ben Gamla charter school at its July 27 meeting on a 7-0 vote.  More...

JTA news service

‘All hands’ needed to repel Palestine bid   WASHINGTON – Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, told Jewish Democrats that Israel needs “all hands on deck” ahead of a Palestinian push for statehood.  More...

World News

London riots spread to Jewish communitiesWhile some Jews in London marked Tisha b’Av by lamenting the burning ...
ADL supporting lawsuit to throw off ballot so-called ‘religious freedom’ amendmentThe Anti-Defamation League is supporting a lawsuit to toss a proposed Flori...
Israeli ambassador attends White House iftar dinnerNEW YORK (JTA) — Israeli ambassador Michael Oren attended the annual ...

Social Services

Boosting a child’s emotional intelligenceLicensed Clinical Psychologist Ashley Vigil-Otero will speak on “Thin...

Culture

Kids at Camp Kadima embrace counselor who shares love for Israeli homelandHadas Simchi spent the summer teaching kids in Pinellas County about &ldquo...
Glenn Beck and the JewsWASHINGTON — Does Glenn Beck get Jews? It depends on whom you ask &md...
50 years later, Kirk Douglas wins tribute for breaking Hollywood blacklistLOS ANGELES – Ask Kirk Douglas for the proudest accomplishment in his...

Obituaries

ObituariesRUBIN BROWN, 91, of Delray Beach, formerly of St....
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