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November 20, 2015  RSS feed
Main Event planned for Dec. 1 at Ruth Eckerd Hall

The Jewish Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy organization is reviving its Main Event fundraiser this year, with the theme “Genes & Jeans” to celebrate the strength of Jewish women, educate folks on breast cancer, and bring in contributions to the Annual Campaign for the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties.  More...

After 30 years in prison, Jonathan Pollard is released

(JTA) – Jonathan Pollard, the former Navy intelligence analyst convicted of spying for Israel, was freed from a federal prison in North Carolina.  Pollard was released on parole early Friday, Nov. 20, after serving 30 years of a life sentence for passing classified documents to Israel.  More...

In Paris, an Israeli-like resilience amid horror
REPORTER’s NOTEBOOK

PARIS – Watching the Belgian countryside fly by, I reflected on the previous time that I was aboard a high-speed train bound for Paris to cover a horrendous terrorist attack.  More...

New social media site launched for young Jews

Finding a hiking companion, landing a job or getting together to share Shabbat just became easier for Jewish young adults in Tampa Bay, thanks to a new social media site.  More...

World News

Former U.S. Olympic fencer dies in fire set by Havdalah candle(JTA) –A 95-year-old Boca Raton man, a championship fencer in the 195...
Jewish teacher stabbed in Marseille by ISIS sympathizer(JTA) – A Jewish teacher in the French city of Marseille was stabbed ...
Israeli president and London mayor kick around soccer ball with Jewish, Arab kidsPresident of Israel Reuven Rivlin and the London Mayor Boris Johnson on Tue...

Social Services

Domestic violence workshop Dec. 4Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services will present an educational...

Culture

Chabad brings back popular comedian for Dec. 5 performanceComedian Marc Weiner will return to the Chabad Jewish Center of St....
Historic Jewish Iraqi items on display in Miami Beach[img_assist|nid=30593|title=|desc= Torah Scroll Fragment (Genesis 11:19-16...
Non gift-centric ideas to celebrate HanukkahDespite Hanukkah being one of the few Jewish holidays not mentioned in the ...

Obituaries

Herb Cohen, former Kent Center execHerbert Norman Cohen, 72, of Trinity, died Nov. 6....
ObituariesCLAIRE ENGELMAN, 86, of St. Petersburg, died Nov. 6....
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