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April 19, 2013  RSS feed
Tampa JCC & Federation, Straz co-produce edgy play

For the first time, the Tampa Jewish Community Center & Federation is teaming with the Straz Center for the Performing Arts to co-produce a play that explores the controversial subject of religious extremism and the oppression of women in these communities.  More...

Pinellas-Pasco Federation may assume control of JCC by May 1

The Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties will take over all operations of JCC Suncoast on May 1, provided an operating agreement can be completed by then.  If that happens, Federation and JCC officials are hopeful the result will be an organization that can realize savings, eliminate redundancies, increase revenues and better serve the Jewish community.  More...

Jackie Robinson faced down Jewish bigotry as well as racism

NEW YORK – Moviegoers who head to theaters to watch 42 will see the story of how Jackie Robinson displayed legendary courage, class and talent in the face of immense pressure and racial hatred as he broke down baseball’s color barrier.  More...

World News

The Birthright Israel flip side: Fewer high school students traveling to IsraelNEW YORK – With the summer travel season fast approaching, providers ...
Suspect arrested in mezuzah burning spree in Brooklyn(JTA) — A 35-year-old man was arrested for allegedly setting mezuzahs...
Anne Frank House defends Bieber’s visit, guestbook entry(JTA) — The Anne Frank House defended Justin Bieber’s visit to ...

Culture

Panel discussion in Tampa planned on acceptance for Jewish LGBTsAcceptance within the Jewish community of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transg...
Lapid knocks Netanyahu off Time 100 list(JTA) — Israeli political newcomer Yair Lapid knocked Prime Minister ...
Chabads offer Lag B’Omer cruiseThree Chabad centers in Pinellas County will hold a Lag B’Omer cruise...

Obituaries

ObituariesSAMUEL ARBITAL, 86, of Dunedin, died April 13. He was a U.S....
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