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February 27, 2015  RSS feed
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Discussions, film to tackle delicate topic of right-to-die

The concept of “death with dignity” is a concept that is gaining momentum in conversations across the country and around the world, and the Tampa Jewish Community Center & Federation are sponsoring programs on two Sundays in March to take a deeper look at the issue.  More...

At Aspen, wounded IDF vets learn to ski, overcome obstacles

After Yinon Cohen lost his legs in an accident involving a rocketpropelled grenade, it wasn’t clear he’d ever be able to walk again, much less ski down a peak in the Rocky Mountains.  More...

Was the original Dodge automobile logo a Star of David?

You’ve probably seen the commercial, the one extolling the Dodge brothers who left the Ford Motor Company in 1914 to create a different kind of car company. The ad ends with a close up of the original grill ornament with a distinctive six-pointed star and a voice over that says the brothers believed car making was a “holy endeavor.”  More...

World News

Jury awards $218 million to U.S. victims of attacks in Israel; verdict not expected to end Israel-Palestinian legal wranglingNEW YORK — A New York jury has ordered the Palestine Liberation Organ...
Canada’s Parliament unanimously condemns rise of anti-SemitismOTTAWA (JTA) – Canada’s Parliament unanimously adopted a motion...
Copenhagen police nix ‘peace ring’ at attacked synagogue(JTA) — Copenhagen police denied a request by Danish Muslims to creat...

Social Services

Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services hires interim president, CEOEric Feder, a seasoned healthcare executive, has been appointed as interim ...
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Culture

From opening night to ‘Farewell Party,’ Film Festival offers everything ‘Under the [Same] Sun’ for 8, not ‘24 Days,’ in MarchWhen the 19th annual Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival kicks off on Wednesday,...
Joshua Bell and the Huberman violinMy violin is over 300 years old.
Steve Solomon to appear here in ‘Cannoli, Latkes & Guilt’Steve Solomon, author and star of the award-winning show My Mother’s ...

Obituaries

ObituariesJOSEPH ALPERT, 96, of Gulfport, died Feb. 20....
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