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Rabbis appealing to Millennials with brews, hip venues

Many Jewish Millennials do not seem to be synagogue joiners, Rabbi Michael Torop says, so the Pinellas County Board of Rabbis has come up with a plan to meet them on their own turf – in brew houses and other “hip” venues in downtown St. Petersburg – to share a brew and some conversation about Judaism.   More...

Ex-general: Gaza war shines light on U.S. threat

A military expert who served on a panel studying the 2014 Gaza War told members of the local Jewish community that if the U.S. does not learn lessons from that war and from America’s own conflicts, “some day, we are going to wake up and have 10,000 ISIS people in our country.”  More...

Tampa Jewish book fest to feature conversations with authors Oct. 18-27

In celebration of its 10th year, Tampa’s Jewish book festival has a new name - the Festival of Books & Conversations – but remains true to its mission of bringing in a wide array of fun and intellectually stimulating books by Jewish authors.   More...

World News

Arab Americans look to Jews for help on Syrian refugeesANAHEIM, CA – Arab Americans advocating on behalf of Syrian refugees ...
AJC shows U.S. Jews split on Iran deal, back Clinton more than other candidatesWASHINGTON (JTA) – An American Jewish Committee poll found U.S....
Israel immigration rises 13 percent over last yearJERUSALEM (JTA) – Some 29,500 new immigrants arrived in Israel since ...

Culture

Former Tampa Bay resident helps Israel top Spain in American football tourneyIsrael’s national American-style football team – with a former ...
Local author tells story of historic breakthrough in Catholic-Jewish relationsWith the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s document &l...
A practical guide to Yom Kippur fastingHAIFA, Israel – Just weeks before millions of Jews around the world b...

Obituaries

ObituariesCHARLES EDWARD DEAN, 71, of St. Petersburg, died Aug. 31....
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