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June 14, 2013  RSS feed
Karen Reich elected Federation president

Karen Reich of St. Petersburg has been elected as the new president of the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties.  She will officially take over duties as president July 1 from Sheldon Scheinert, who will remain on the board and serve as chair of the nominating committee.  More...

New Gulf Coast CEO heads here from Oregon

The new president/CEO of Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services was not looking for a job when the opportunity here came along, but she is glad to be coming on board.  Tia Gray is already in the process of purchasing a home in St. Petersburg and will begin her new job on July 15.  More...

Menorah Manor junior-senior prom is one for the ages

A junior-senior prom is one of those milestone events that creates lifelong memories.  More...

‘Princesses’ joins the Bravo reality lineup – and boycott efforts begin

Princesses: Long Island, the new reality show on Bravo, appears to be as bad for the Jews as we had feared.  More...

World News

World’s oldest Jew, 113, dies in NYC(JTA) — Evelyn Kozak, the world’s oldest Jewish person, died in...
Putin: Books transfer should put Lubavitch dispute to restRussian President Vladimir Putin said the transfer of Jewish texts claimed ...
It’s Absolut-ly Tel AvivTEL AVIV (JTA) —Israel’s city that doesn’t sleep, Tel Avi...

Social Services

Gulf Coast seeks school and home supplies for needy familiesFor the ninth year, Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services is co...
TJFS honored as finalist for Nonprofit of the YearTampa Jewish Family Services (TJFS) was honored this month as one of 30 fin...

Culture

Nearly 70 years after liberation, Holocaust memorials still proliferateNEW YORK – No earth was moved last month at the groundbreaking of one...
Daughter of Pinellas cantor is national finalist in American songbook competitionAlong with more than 700 other high school theater students from 22 states,...
Cantor Colman Reaboi to star in ‘Fiddler on the Roof’Cantor Colman Reaboi, spiritual leader of Congregation B’nai Emmunah in Tar...

Obituaries

ObituariesJOAN M. BENJAMIN, 77, of Clearwater, died May 31....
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