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November 1, 2013  RSS feed
Get ready for ThanksgivUkkah
Enjoy it this year. Thanksgiving and Chanukah will only overlap three more times in 77,000 years.

n For local Chanukah Happenings, Nov. 28 marks Thanksgiving Day, as well as the first day of Chanukah 2013. It would be a natural reaction for an American Jew, when noticing that overlap during a casual reading of the calendar, to smile or even laugh. But Dana Gitell took things much further. More...

Thanksgivukkah spawns new recipes, contest, more

NEWARK, NJ – Manischewitz is celebrating the oncein a-lifetime overlap of Chanukah and Thanksgiving with contests, e-cards, mash-up recipes and more.  Mash-Up Recipe Selection  More...

Prisoner release sparks conflict in Israel

JERUSALEM – Israel’s peace talks with the Palestinians remain mostly shrouded in secrecy, but one thing is certain: The Palestinian prisoner release that paved the way for their resumption is increasing tensions in Israel’s governing coalition.  More...

JCC Suncoast ends programs at Beth-El, Inn

JCC Suncoast programs operating at Temple Beth-El in St. Petersburg and at Inn on the Pond in Clearwater closed as of Nov. 1, amid continuing financial woes.  The programs consisted primarily of exercise classes and a longrunning discussion group, and their closure leaves the JCC preschool at Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater as the only ongoing JCC operation.  More...

World News

Expect more than just talk when federations meet in IsraelNEW YORK– This time, it’s not going to be just talking....
First rabbi elected to Argentina’s congressBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — Rabbi Sergio Bergman won a seat in th...
With Mekel’s arrival, Casspi has Israeli company on the NBA courtHOUSTON – Midway through the first quarter, Omri Casspi entered the p...

Social Services

115 jobs and counting: Local non-profit helps unemployed get back to workToday everybody knows somebody who is looking for a job – a neighbor,...
Agency seeks Chanukah gift item donationsGulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services is seeking donations to s...

Culture

Chanukah HappeningsInformation received as of press time: There will be a first night of Chanu...
With vacant space, Conservative and Reform temples turn to OrthodoxMarla Topp of Temple Judea Mizpah in Skokie, IL, doesn’t need survey ...
New museum exhibits: Fabric art, sculpture, Nuremberg trialThe Florida Holocaust Museum in St....

Obituaries

ObituariesLAURIE EPSTEIN, 66, of Largo, died Oct. 18....
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