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October 7, 2011  RSS feed
Sukkot happiness

Traditionally there are only three obligations during Sukkot: to dwell in the sukkah; to wave the *four species which make up a long palm-like lulav — a combination of myrtle, palm, willow &mda More...

New level of giving for women will be celebrated at Kickoff

Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties has added a new level of donor recognition and giving for women: the Pomegranate level.  The Pomegranate level honors women who make an individual donation of $1,800 to $4,999 to their federation’s Annual Campaign.  More...

U.S. Customs issues guidelines on Sukkot species

WASHINGTON (JTA) — U.S. Customs issued guidelines for bringing into the United States the four species of Sukkot.  The gist of the guidelines issued Sept. 27 is that the species will be allowed in subject to inspection.  “U.S. Customs and Border Protection   More...

JCC Suncoast will honor USF president Nov. 2
28th annual Humanitarian Dinner

University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft will be honored at the JCC Suncoast’s 28th annual Humanitarian Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater.  More...

World News

Dead Sea split up(JTA) Just days after a photo shoot of hundreds of naked Israelis at the De...
Yes, there is a long tradition of Jewish farming in AmericaEvery morning before breakfast, Rabbi Rafoel Franklin, 60, an Orthodox Jew ...
Rabbis, Israeli government condemn mosque arson; teen held in attack(JTA ) – Nearly 1,100 rabbis in Israel and North America have signed ...

Social Services

St. Pete’s Congregation B’nai Israel names new cantorCongregation B’nai Israel of St....
Tikvah Talk to discuss hearing disorderTampa Jewish Family Services will offer a Tikvah Talk on Auditory Processin...
Tampa Bay Veg Fest to feature comedian, Shabbat cookbook co-authorsStand-up comedian Carol Leifer will be the featured speaker for the second ...

Culture

Holocaust Museum presents two fall exhibitions• ‘Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Blac...
Lecture will examine Spinoza excommunicationIn 1656, the philosopher Baruch Spinoza was expelled, with great prejudice,...
Local playwright will present ‘An Angel from Auschwitz’The American Stage Theater Company will present Mark E....

Obituaries

ObituariesHAROLD REUBEN GILBERT, 87, of Palm Harbor, died Sept. 27....
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