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February 12, 2016  RSS feed
Western Wall prayer fight ends with historic compromise

TEL AVIV – Israel’s government on Sunday, Jan. 31, approved a compromise to expand the non-Orthodox Jewish prayer section of the Western Wall, putting to rest the decades-long fight between Women of the Wall and Israel’s haredi Orthodox religious establishment.  More...

Twelve Tribes quilts a 2-year ‘labor of love’

One Shabbat about two years ago, Randi Kraus was sitting on the bima at Congregation Beth Shalom in Clearwater, looking out, and noticed a blank, drab wall at the back of the sanctuary – and found inspiration. More...

TAMPA BAY JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
Stories of love, heroics & pot-laced challah

The Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival is celebrating its 20th year anniversary with a selection of films that allows viewers to be a fly on the wall of each film’s subjects. More...

Actor brings Rueben character home in ‘Dreamcoat’

When Jacob Sharf takes the stage At Ruth Eckerd Hall on Feb. 23 to play Rueben in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, he will be returning to familiar stomping grounds. Sharf, 25, grew up in Clearwater. He attended Congregation Beth Shalom and graduated from Palm Harbor University High School. More...

World News

Local rebbetzins attend world conference in NYSome 3,000 women from 87 countries recently attended the International Conf...

Obituaries

ObituariesSANDERS D. “SANDY” HELLER, 92, died Feb. 2 in New York City....
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