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April 5, 2013  RSS feed
Israel’s 65th birthday celebration set for April 16

A free concert by Shlock Rock and other activities in honor of Israel’s 65th birthday will be held on Tuesday, April 16 at Temple Ahavat Shalom, 1575 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor.  The festivities begin at 5 p.m. Various Jewish organizations will have informational booths set up and a kosher, catered falafel dinner will be available for purchase.  More...

4 Tampa trailblazers help tell ‘Bat Mitzvah Comes of Age’ story at Jewish Museum

In 1952, girls just did not have bat mitzvahs – at least not at Conservative synagogues in Tampa and many other places. But four strong mothers, all active in their synagogue, helped their daughters become pioneers at Congregation Rodeph Sholom when they told Rabbi Harry Wernick that a simple confirmation ceremony was not good enough.  More...

From ‘To Life’ to ‘To Life’: Lyricist coming to museum gala

The Florida Holocaust Museum’s premier event of the year, “To Life 2013,” will present a glimpse into the world of theater when noted film and theater critic Jeffrey Lyons interviews Sheldon Harnick, perhaps best known as the acclaimed lyricist for Fiddler on the Roof with such memorable songs as “If I Were a Rich Man,” &ldqu  More...

World News

Sequester cuts White House Jewish heritage receptionWASHINGTON (JTA) – The White House will not hold a Jewish History Mon...
Jewish leaders urge Netanyahu to work with U.S. on peaceWASHINGTON (JTA) – More than 100 U.S....
Not-so-kosher meat revelation sheds light on rare violationNEW YORK – Less than a day before the start of Passover, the phone ra...

Culture

Exhibit recalls Jewish refugees and Nazi prisoners held together in Canadian prisonsVANCOUVER, Canada – When Austrian and German Jews escaped Nazism by f...
Violinist’s dream saves more than 1,000 from HolocaustThis is the Holocaust story you don’t know. Almost guaranteed.
Museum program spotlights genocide, human rightsThe Florida Holocaust Museum will observe Genocide and Human Rights Awarene...

Obituaries

ObituariesHAROLD BERMAN, 85, of Largo, died April 1....
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