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September 21, 2012  RSS feed
Cooling rhetoric in your sukkah of peace

LOS ANGELES – In an election year, a sukkah divided against itself cannot stand. Especially in the swing states, where each party is basically claiming that if the other wins we’ll all be living in sukkahs, political dinner conversation this Sukkot could really topple an already shaky house.  More...

AJC survey: 69% of Florida Jews favor Obama

NEW YORK — Sixty-nine percent of Florida Jews say they will likely vote for President Obama, as opposed to 25 percent for Republican nominee Mitt Romney, according to a new survey.  More...

‘Ground Zero’ imam to take part in St. Leo Catholic-Jewish center interfaith discussion

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the Muslim cleric best known for leading efforts to build an Islamic community center two blocks from Ground Zero in New York, will be on a panel with three other notable speakers including two rabbis for an interfaith discussion in Tampa next month.  More...

Debunking film myth doesn’t stop anti-Semitic vitriol

The myth that an Israeli-American producer and group of Jewish investors financed the virulently anti- Islam film Innocence of Muslims, despite being thoroughly debunked in the West, has taken root in the Muslim world and is mutating into new forms in the Arab media, according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).  More...

World News

Reunion may be among the last of its kindBALTIMORE – William Juksch, a self-described “hillbilly from th...
The Western Wall’s record mezuzahJERUSALEM ( JTA) — What is being called the world’s largest mez...
After tragedy and injury, kicker putting his best foot forwardHOUSTON — Robert Hersh had a chance to live out every football kicker...

Social Services

Financial literacy program for teen girls coming to ClearwaterA program to empower young women in the Tampa Bay area with the tools to su...
Job seekers’ support program wins websiteMosierData, a web development company in Lakeland, has chosen TampaBay-Job-...
Tikvah Talk to focus on learning disorder testingThe monthly Lori and Alec Sanchez Tikvah Talk Program to educate family mem...

Culture

Tooting your own horn is funThe Chabad Hebrew School and Cteen members, together with guests from the c...
TOP: A $90m conga line, of sortsIn the 2000 film, Pay it Forward, Chris (Jay Mohr) describes the model the ...
Holocaust photo exhibit opens with fanfare at mall; next stop Largo museumNearly 100 people attended the special opening ceremony for the Simon Wiese...

Obituaries

ObituariesSTACY BROOKE BORELL, 28, of Tampa, died Sept. 13....
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