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October 21, 2011  RSS feed
As Israel watches, Gilad comes home

JERUSALEM – It seemed that all of Israel breathed a sigh of relief when Gilad Shalit returned to Israel after being transferred from Hamas captivity in Gaza into Egyptian custody.  More...

Florida is fourth in anti-Semitic incidents
Anti-Defamation League releases audit of 2010

After four years of decline, the number of anti-Semitic incidents in Florida has jumped – from 90 incidents in 2009 to 116 in 2010 including some in the Tampa Bay area – according to figures released this month by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).  More...

What is it about Israel that wins Nobel Prizes?

JERUSALEM – Dan Shechtman remembers the day he was kicked out of a research group because of the theory that earlier this month won him the Nobel Prize in chemistry.  “Read this book. What you say is impossible,” the group leader at the National Bureau of Standards in Maryland, where Shechtman was doing his sabbatical in 1982, told him.  More...

Movie reveals ‘Sholem Aleichem’ to non-Yiddish world, Tampa Bay area

The pioneering Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem was born in a shtetl in the middle of the 19th Century, and even today his name is synonymous with the Old Country and a vanished way of life.  More...

World News

Jewish activists try to fight Wall Street – and some protesters’ anti-SemitismNEW YORK — The most unloved man in Zuccotti Park, the epicenter of th...
Murderers’ Row: Who are the terrorists being freed?(JTA) – In exchange for Gilad Shalit’s release, Israel is freei...
Briefly‘Welcome home Gilad’ messages being collected

Social Services

Sukkah Mobile goes cruising for blessingsA mobile sukkah, sponsored by Chabad-Lubavitch of Pinellas County, cruised ...
Tikvah Talk offers program on fine motor skillsOccupational Therapist Olivia Shindel and educator Mary White will present ...

Culture

Jewish Celebrity RoundupScarlett Johansson, expensive date NEW YORK – Interested in taking S...
Book Festival writers explore starkly different topicsAuthor Thanassis Cambanis examines the reasons why seemingly ordinary citiz...
Kristallnacht commemoration planned Nov. 9The Florida Holocaust Museum will hold a special program on Wednesday, Nov....

Obituaries

ObituariesROSALYN DAVIDOW GELLER, 90, of Seminole, died Sept. 30....
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