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October 19, 2012  RSS feed
ADL urges Floridians to ‘Vote No’ on Amendment 8

On Oct. 17, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) emailed more than 40,000 Floridians, urging them to vote no on State Constitutional Amendment 8 — the so-called “religious freedom” proposal.  This email is part of ADL’s vigorous advocacy against Amendment 8, which began in 2011 when this measure was initiated by the Florida Legislature.  More...

Emory apologizes for years of anti-Semitism at dental school

Emory University has issued a formal apology to Jewish dental students who attended the school between 1948 and 1961 and faced anti-Semitism.  More...

Benefactor makes expanded, renovated JFS center possible

Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services’ dedicated the Harvey Hertz Jewish Family Services Center and The Counseling Center at a grand opening on Thursday, Oct. 4.  The new Harvey Hertz JFSC encompasses a 3,500- square-foot wing of the agency’s headquarters at 14041 Icot Blvd. in Clearwater.  More...

Weinberg Village Jewish Senior Hall of Famers to be honored

Eight individuals over 80 years old will be inducted into the Weinberg Village Jewish Senior Hall of Fame on Sunday, Nov. 18.  The Eight over Eighty Award will recognize the eight seniors for dedicating their time and talents to the Jewish and general community during their lifetime.  More...

World News

Jewish groups pull out of interfaith dialogue over Protestants’ letter to CongressWASHINGTON (JTA) – Jewish groups pulled out of an upcoming meeting wi...

Culture

Concert revives music suppressed by NazisThe Carrollwood Cultural Center will once again present Music Reborn, a con...
Sixty years later, recalling the historic agreement for German restitutionNEW YORK – As the founding executive director of the Conference on Je...
Stageworks to perform staged reading of ‘Crossing Delancey’Can an independent, contemporary woman find happiness with a guy from the L...

Obituaries

ObituariesFRANCINE JOSEPH, 97, of Clearwater, died Oct. 9. (David C....
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