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March 27, 2015  RSS feed
Film showing, ballgame to celebrate Israel independence

Two celebrations of the 67th anniversary of Israel’s Independence will he held in Pinellas County next month – one rather solemn, paying tribute to those who defend and die for Israel’s freedom, and one a fun day at the ballpark.  Here is what is on tap for those who want to participate in either or both events:   More...

Hillel at Eckerd dives into new summer scuba camp

Eckerd College Hillel will offer a new unique, Scuba diving summer camp for middle and high school students.  The new weeklong, overnight camp, Tikkun HaYam: Repair the Seas Jewish Scuba Camp, will offer two sessions during the month of June. Eckerd Hillel, which is organizing the camp, is part of the Hillels of the Florida Suncoast organization,  More...

Yom HaShoah commemoration at Holocaust museum set for April 16

A Yom HaShoah commemoration ceremony is planned for Thursday, April 16 – Holocaust Remembrance Day – from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Florida Holocaust Museum.  More...

JNF to honor 7 at Tree of Life awards dinner

Jewish National Fund (JNF) will host its annual Tampa Bay Tree of Life™ Award Dinner Endowed by Harvey Hertz at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay on Thursday, April 30 at 6 p.m., honoring Dr. Robert Entel, Betsy and Dr. Abe Marcadis, and Michele and Mark Miller with the Tree of Life™ Award.  More...

World News

Toulouse rabbi told to remove kippah at voting place(JTA) – The chief rabbi of Toulouse filed a complaint with police for...
Jewish frat shut down at University of Michigan(JTA) – Sigma Alpha Mu, the historically Jewish fraternity known as S...
After Brooklyn fire kills 7 kids, grief spans an oceanNEW YORK– Even in a city accustomed to deadly fires, this one stood o...

Culture

Son of Auschwitz survivor to speak at ceremony in Port RicheyAs a prisoner at Auschwitz, Ron Becker’s father had the worst job ima...
Kids enjoy Pre- Passover Fun DayKids and moms gathered on Thursday March 19 for Chabad of Clearwater’...
‘Mosaic Haggadah’ rethinks Seder with thematic approachHow is this year’s Passover Seder different from all other Seders?...

Obituaries

ObituariesDANIEL BURSTEIN, 85, of St. Petersburg, died March 9....
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