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August 26, 2011  RSS feed
Tampa Bay teens to come together to learn about Israel

A communitywide program to educate Jewish 11th and 12th graders about Israel is scheduled to start this October, thanks to a grant to Congregation Beth Shalom in Clearwater.  All students in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties have been invited to attend through the Tampa Bay Jewish Educators Council.  More...

Holocaust Museum’s ‘Western Wall’
Prayer/ meditation room opens in honor of Harvey Hertz

Just as it is common practice for visitors to write notes and leave then in cracks at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, now that can be done at a simulation of the Wall at the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg – with a good chance that messages left at the museum will eventually be taken to the Wall in Israel..  More...

Study: Pinellas County has the most Jews in state — sans South Florida

Outside of South Florida, Pinellas County has the largest population of Jewish households in the state, according to a recently released survey.  That is just one of many findings in the new study, conducted by Ira Sheskin, a nationallyknown demographer at the University of Miami who conducted a detailed, scientific survey of Jews in Pinellas County in 1994.  More...

World News

Arab Spring, terrorist attacks highlight new challenges for Israel/Egypt peaceJERUSALEM – The recent multifront Palestinian terrorist attack along ...
Jerusalem-born Americans suing to have ‘Israel’ added to passports gain support from national Jewish groupsAmerican Jewish groups have asked the U.S....
Police captain receives ADL anti-terrorism training for GOP conventionIn preparation for the Republican National Convention next summer, Tampa Po...

Social Services

Tikvah Talk to focus on autismAn “Overview of Autism” will be presented by Karen Berkman, Ph....

Culture

New English version of ‘Debt’ film about Israeli justice, revenge & morality set to openThe announcement that the 2007 Israeli drama “Ha-Hov” (The Debt...
Tampa Bay teens sought for 25th March of the LivingTeens in Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough counties are invited to participa...
ADL challenges so-called ‘Religious Freedom’ amendment as misleadingDear Editor:

Obituaries

ObituariesLEATRICE CANE, 94, of Palm Harbor, died Aug. 5....
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