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November 16, 2012  RSS feed
The view from Ashdod
Missile strikes underscore relevance of Tampa’s gifts to Israeli community

When the air raid siren began blaring on Friday, Nov. 16, Jack Ross, executive director of the Tampa Jewish Community Center, was driving with his aunt, Sima Brouch, near Ashdod, Israel, – a Tampa Sister City.  More...

Eckerd College students take tikkun olam to new depths

There is a religious principle in Judaism called tikkun olam, which means “repair the world.” It teaches that it is a moral and religious obligation for Jews, as partners with God in creation, to repair the damage we humans have inflicted upon the world and make it a better place.  More...

TOP Foundation takes lead in anti-terror investing

The Tampa Orlando Pinellas Jewish Foundation (TOP) has embarked on a new approach to investing, designed to avoid supporting Iran, Sudan and terrorist operations and activities in those countries.  More...

Light-hearted Campaign Kickoff energizes donors

The Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties’ Annual Campaign Kickoff event featuring comedian Joel Chasnoff, provided a night full of laughter and positive energy. Chasnoff delighted the crowd with his satire of Jewish culture and tradition. Poking fun at Jewish summer camp, kosher dietary laws and worry-wart Jewish mothers, nothing was off limits. More...

World News

In a single day, Ethiopian immigrants make aliyah — and are thrust into a war zoneIBIM, Israel — The explosion occurred close enough to Stesyahu Alema ...
At its centennial, Hadassah looking for Israeli donors and new membersTEL AVIV – Five years before the Balfour Declaration gave Jews their ...
Reform leader Rick Jacobs slams discrimination against non-OrthodoxBALTIMORE – (JTA) Rabbi Rick Jacobs, the president of the Union for R...

Culture

What’s a nice Jewish girl have to do to get through Christmas, or why go to YAD’s Vodka Latke?Ever had a bad case of “Christmas Eve Envy”?
Rabbi’s new CD offers fusion of faith, cultureThe public is invited to a performance and celebration for the release of R...
Gift & Craft Show celebrates Sweet 16 with new stars, old favoritesThe 16th annual Gift & Craft Show on Sunday, Dec....

Obituaries

ObituariesIRA ARTHUR KURTZ, of Belleair and New York City, died Oct. 28....
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