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August 24, 2012  RSS feed
For Sheldon Adelson, political & Jewish giving are intertwined

WASHINGTON – Call it the Adelson conundrum: What happens when the guy who acts as if he owns the room really does?  More...

School, JCC preschool & temple share campus
JCC Suncoast buys temple preschool, leases classroom site from temple

After more than three decades of operation, Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater no longer runs a preschool – but it would be hard to know that from a visit to the preschool classrooms on weekdays. They are filled with some of the same children as last year, and the teachers and director are the same.  More...

Hebrew charter school opens in Clearwater with 70 students

When Ben Gamla Charter School opened in Clearwater on Aug. 20, it became Pinellas County’s first public school to offer Hebrew as a second language – a development Rabbi David Weizman, president of the county’s Board of Rabbis, views as a positive development for the Jewish community.  More...

World News

U.S. seizes $150 million in Hezbollah-linked funds(JTA) — U.S....
Hamas top official: Kill every Jew and American(JTA) —A senior Hamas official said in a televised sermon that he wis...
Swedish solidarity ‘kipah walk’ unites Jews, non-Jews(JTA) - Several hundred kipah-wearing Jews and non-Jews marched in Sweden a...

Social Services

High Holiday food drive to benefit Gulf Coast food pantryGulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services in partnership with the J...
Kosher Lunch MenusThe kosher lunch program at Philip Benjamin Tower, 250 58th Street North, S...

Culture

Tribal understandings: Jewish and Navajo spiritual leaders speak of sacred landsLOS ANGELES – A Reform rabbi, a Navajo medicine man and a professor w...
Campfires, meditation, mountain trails – alternative High Holiday celebrationsThroughout the day they dropped slips of paper into the beehiveshaped baske...
Stone Soup Company owner adds secret ingredient – compassion for othersBreaking free from unfulfilling careers in industrial engineering and compu...

Obituaries

ObituariesESTELLE RUTH BURKE, 90, of St. Petersburg, died Aug. 2....
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