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February 28, 2014  RSS feed
In Kiev, Israeli army veteran led street-fighting unit

He calls his troops “the Blue Helmets of Maidan,” but brown is the color of the headgear worn by Delta – the nom de guerre of the commander of a Jewish-led militia force that participated in the Ukrainian revolution. Under his helmet, he also wears a kippah. More...

Eight Over 80 honorees share passion for Judaism

They have been called the G.I. Generation, the Traditional Generation or the Builders. But another term that has been applied to them – The Greatest Generation – seems most fitting to the Eight Over 80 group who will be honored by the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties.  More...

Intermarriage or in-marriage: Advocates agree ‘engagement’ is key to both

NEW YORK – It’s back. In the months since the Pew Research Center’s survey of American Jews renewed communal concern about assimilation, the intermarriage debate is flaring up again.  Jewish religious and communal institutions had been shifting away from seeing intermarriage as a problem to be combated and toward focusing on engaging the intermarried.   More...

World News

In Israel’s abortion debate, pro-choice seems to be the only choiceJERUSALEM – A billboard in central Tel Aviv features a blackand white...
Oldest Holocaust survivor, subject of movie, dies at 110Alice Herz-Sommer, the 110-year-old Holocaust survivor and concert pianist ...
Ancient mikvah discovered in Catalonia, SpainMADRID (JTA) — A 15th-century mikvah was discovered in Catalonia, Spa...

Social Services

Pediatrician to offer wholistic approach to health issuesTampa pediatrician Dr....
‘Kosher Hams’ team with TJFS for Greater SederTampa Jewish Family Services and the “Kosher Hams”, the informa...

Culture

8 Chabads plan gala honoring community leaders; comedian to performEight Chabad centers throughout the Tampa Bay area will hold a gala dinner ...
Museum exhibit explores WWII, Hollywood and anti-SemitismAn exhibit, “Cinema Judaica: The War Years 1939-1949” has opene...
Jewish Heritage Day planned at TropThe fourth annual Jewish Heritage Day will be held Sunday, April 6 at Tropi...

Obituaries

ObituariesSHIRLEY ADASKES, 87, of St. Petersburg, died Feb. 20....
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