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October 4, 2013  RSS feed
Survey of U.S. Jews: Soaring intermarriage, assimilation

NEW YORK — There are a lot more Jews in America than you may have thought — an estimated 6.8 million, according to a new study. But a growing proportion of them are unlikely to raise their children Jewish or connect with Jewish institutions.  More...

New book chronicles Tampa Jewish history

In 1844, one year prior to Florida statehood, Emaline Miley was the first-known Jewish settler in Tampa Bay. At the time — 81 years after the state’s first Jews arrived in Pensacola — there were only about 100 Jews elsewhere in Florida. More...

Big bash planned to celebrate 5 years of giving Jewish books, music to kids here

PJ Library’s 5th Birthday Extravaganza – a giant celebration featuring singing, dancing, pizza, punch, party games, birthday cake and, of course, PJ Library stories – will he held on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 1 p.m. at the Glazer Children’s Museum in downtown Tampa  The event is free to all Hillsborough,   More...

World News

For Nairobi Jews, mall attack undermines already fragile sense of securityWhen Rina Attias phoned to say that she was trapped with terrorists inside ...
Recognize Yom Kippur as official holiday, Israel asks U.N.JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel asked the United Nations to recognize Yom Ki...

Social Services

Programs to address how folks can aid domestic violence victimsFor a variety of reasons, it is often hard for victims of domestic violence...
Emory launches genetic screening for Ashkenazi Jews in southern states(JTA) — Emory University has introduced a genetic screening initiativ...

Culture

Rabbi/author to speak on discovery of sacred textsRabbi Mark S....
Letter to the EditorDear Editor: I looked around at the lack of synagogue attendance during the...
Resident art, video to highlight Menorah Manor’s annual meetingThe showing of a video montage of notable Menorah Manor events during the p...

Obituaries

ObituariesPEARL ABRAMS, 96, of Largo and Newport, RI, died Sept. 21....
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