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March 14, 2014  RSS feed
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Tampa man has personal connection to documentary

Before Germany invaded Poland in 1939, the entirely Jewish town of Trochenbrod, surrounded by forests and farmlands, was a thriving community. Then, in 1942, Nazis obliterated the town, executing all but a handful of residents who escaped. Thousands of victims were buried in mass graves in the nearby forests. More...

Women of the Wall take on tefillin at busy Tel Aviv market

TEL AVIV – They were standing in a public square in a major Israeli city, laying tefillin on women amid shouts of protest and quizzical looks from nearby men in black hats.  More...

Save the date
Yom Ha’Atzmaut celebration will be new and renewed

Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, will be celebrated in the Pinellas & Pasco communities on Sunday, May 4.  This year’s extravaganza will be held at Congregation B’nai Israel in St. Petersburg. Each synagogue and Jewish organization is invited to participate by sponsoring a booth or activity.  More...

World News

A young artist’s ‘anti-Barbie’ is a runaway crowdfunding successNEW YORK – Almost exactly 55 years after Barbie made her debut at the...
Tel Aviv makes top 10 in ‘selfiest cities’ listTEL AVIV (JTA) – Tel Aviv has the sixth-most selfie-takers per capita...

Social Services

Gulf Coast JFCS food drive, Million Dollar Challenge runs through April 30Operation Afikomen, Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services&rsquo...


ObituariesMARTIN MILTON BACHNER, 98, of Clearwater, died March 4....
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