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January 13, 2012  RSS feed
Survey raises possibility of 3-way shared campus

Two Clearwater congregations, Reform Temple B’nai Israel and Conservative Congregation Beth Shalom, along with the JCC Suncoast might one day share a campus if the idea proves feasible.  More...

First English-Hebrew public charter school to open in Clearwater

The newest Ben Gamla Charter School, which teaches Hebrew as a second language, will open in Clearwater this August with classes from kindergarten through fifth grade, according to Principal Jayme Joslyn.  The charter school will utilize leased classrooms at Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater.  More...

Hillel students put words into action

Hillel Academy of Tampa held its first-ever Project Night last month. Students in each class took part in the program, demonstrating what they have been studying for family and friends. More...

Alabama’s secret Jewish weapon celebrates title

NEW ORLEANS – After the University of Alabama won the Bowl Championship Series football crown by dominating top-ranked Louisiana State University, much of the attention and credit has gone to Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban.  But what about Robert Levin?  More...

World News

Nearly 700 rockets, mortars hit Israel in 2011JERUSALEM (JTA) – Some 680 rockets, mortars and long-range missiles w...
Jewish groups welcome high court ‘ministerial exception’ decisionWASHINGTON (JTA) – In a decision issued Wednesday, Jan. 11, the U.S....
Jack Lew’s appointment gives Jewish community a White House address againWASHINGTON — @Jewish- WhiteHouse is back. President Obama announced J...

Social Services

Largo couple to receive Bonds international award[img_assist|nid=11344|title=|desc= Dr....
Gulf Coast JFCS is finalist for two WEDU Be More AwardsGulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services is a finalist for two WED...
200 families go shopping for Chanukah gifts at Gulf Coast JF&CS ‘store’For one week in December, the Jewish Community Services Department of Gulf ...

Culture

JCC Suncoast to present dramatic readings from Passover-themed play before Tampa premiereA showcase offering dramatic readings of selected excerpts from an award-wi...
Hadassah hosts staged reading of Inquisition dramaThe story of Iberian Crypto- Jews, or conversos, who during the Inquisition...
9th Annual Bay Area cantorial concert set for Feb. 7 at Kol Ami in TampaThe Bay Area Cantorial Association (BACA) will present “Eiilu Ha-Shir...

Obituaries

ObituariesHANA C. ARKON, 93, of St. Petersburg, died Jan. 6....
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