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March 28, 2014  RSS feed
Retired Clearwater surgeon cut through ‘glass ceilings’

When Dr. Zena Lansky was assigned to assist in a thyroidectomy during her residency at Belleview Hospital in New York, the male doctor who was performing the procedure on his patient got so angry that a woman surgeon was allowed in the operating room that he walked out – telling Lansky to finish the job.  More...

AIPAC honors ex-Palm Harbor resident as top advocate

Growing up in Palm Harbor, Samantha Greenberg recalls discussions about the importance of Israel for the Jewish people at Temple Ahavat Shalom and around the Shabbat dinner table with her parents, Robyn and Bryan Greenberg.  But it was not until a Taglit Birthright trip in the summer of 2008 that she made a strong connection.  More...

JNF to honor 6 local leaders at Tree of Life dinner

Jewish National Fund (JNF) will honor six leaders in the Tampa Bay Jewish community at its annual Tree of LifeTM Award Dinner on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. at Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, 2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa.  Janie and Marty Borell, Kathy and Mike Sobel, and Bob Gries will receive the Tree of Life Award and Amy Wasser will be presented with the Lawrence D. Wasser Humanitarian Award.  More...

FCAT compromise reached with Pinellas Schools
Letter from Pinellas County Board of Rabbis

Dear members of the Jewish community,  More...

World News

Israelis working to help wounded Ukrainians stand againJERUSALEM – Artem Zaptotski, from Lutsk, in western Ukraine, sits in ...
Hadassah crisis opens divisions between the hospital and women’s organizationJERUSALEM – The Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower stretches 223 f...
Obama renominates St. Pete’s Liz Sembler to broadcasting boardWASHINGTON (JTA) — President Barack Obama nominated Liz Sembler of St...

Culture

Film on local Holocaust survivor to be shown at USFA documentary film, Behind the Wall, which tells the story of Warsaw Ghetto...
Cardozo event speaker to examine links between terrorism, legal systemBrooke Goldstein, a New York City-based human rights attorney, author and a...
Max, Hannah and some frogs: Kids’ books bring new friends for PassoverBOSTON – Frolicking frogs and magical matzah balls are featured in th...

Obituaries

ObituariesSELMA (SUE) FRIEDMAN, 99, of Seminole, died March 15....
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