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August 9, 2013  RSS feed
Roiling region, pessimism behind Kerry’s urgency on peace talks

WASHINGTON – After 20 years of stops, starts and a bloody intifada in between, John Kerry believes he can pull out a final status Israeli-Palestinian peace deal in nine months.  What clock is the U.S. secretary of state trying to beat?  More...

Program will match volunteers to Jewish agencies

The Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties, in partnership with Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services, has launched a centralized volunteer recruitment and management program, called Jewish Volunteer Central.  More...

New luxury dorm expected to provide Hillel at UCF permanent funding source

ORLANDO – Real estate developer Hank Katzen has a conviction: If you build it, they will come.  Except this is no baseball field in an Iowa cornfield. It’s a $60 million, 600,000-square-foot luxury dormitory at the nation’s second-largest college campus, the University of Central Florida.  More...

New website connects students to Jewish life on campuses statewide

Hillels of the Florida Suncoast has created a new online tool that will connect Jewish college students to the Hillel staff at the Florida college or university they attend. The website, www.jcollegebound.com, targets incoming freshmen making the transition from high school to college as well as current college students not involved in Hillel. More...

World News

2015 earliest Ben Gamla replacement could arriveIn two years, if all goes as planned, a new Hebrew language charter school ...
Israel tops medal count at Maccabiah GamesJERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel handily won the most medals at the 19th Macc...
With war over intermarriage lost, focus on expanding Jewish family tentNEW YORK – When the nation’s largest Jewish federation convened...

Social Services

Teen program, Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing coming to ClearwaterAn education program to help eighth- and ninth-grade Jewish girls deal with...
Finding services for disabled young adults is program topicTampa Jewish Family Services will present a program to help navigate servic...
CorrectionInformation about the dates of the work history of Tia Gray, the new CEO/pr...

Culture

Jewish Celebrity RoundupBig bucks for Portman and Kunis
Has the era of the kosher cheeseburger arrived?NEW YORK – When the world’s first lab-grown burger was introduc...
New dating website for aliyah-minded singlesJERUSALEM – Nefesh B’Nefesh has joined forces with popular Jewi...

Obituaries

ObituariesVERN CARROLL, 79, of Clearwater Beach, died Aug. 3....
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