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October 23, 2015  RSS feed

The power of women’s giving celebrated at Museum of Fine Arts luncheon

The Jewish Federation of Pinellas and Pasco Counties Women’s Philanthropy recently brought together the Lions of Judah with the Pomegranates and special guests, at the Museum of Fine Arts in downtown St. Petersburg for a luncheon celebrating their generosity.  More...

Critically acclaimed novelist reimagines story of Holocaust hero Wallenberg

Raoul Wallenberg was a Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Jews in Budapest from 1944 – 1945. After he was arrested by the Soviets in 1945, Wallenberg was taken to Moscow and never heard from again.  More...

I am a funny kind of a Jew

I have big gaps in my knowledge base, because, in Sunday School, I was too busy eyeing Richard Newhauser than paying attention to why we celebrate Simchat Torah. In geography class, I was more interested in where the best Gulf Beaches were in Florida in preparation for spring break than where the State of Israel was situated in relation to Syria and Iran.  More...

19th CBI Gift and Craft Show Nov 14-15

For its 19th year, Congregation B’nai Israel will host its annual Gift and Craft Show on Saturday evening, Nov. 14, and all day Sunday, Nov. 15. This indoor show will host fine craftspeople and vendors of unique gift items for everyone on your holiday shopping list.  More...

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