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July 14, 2017  RSS feed
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Ahavat Shalom’s rabbi offers opening prayer in U.S. House

Rabbi Gary Klein of Temple Ahavat Shalom had the honor of giving the opening prayer to the U.S. House of Representatives on June 27.  He was introduced as guest chaplain by Congressman Gus Bilirakis and announced by House Speaker Paul Ryan.  “It was very exciting. It made me feel proud to be an American citizen and proud to be Jewish,” said Rabbi Klein.  More...

Holocaust survivor collects rare settlement; donates a portion to help others

As a Jewish child in France in the 1940s, Betty Goldberg lived in terror, constantly afraid of what the knock on the door would mean. A Gentile man who had befriended her father before he was shipped off on a train to Auschwitz hid her. She had to live under an assumed name and carry false papers, but she survived as, miraculously, did her parents. More...

Many Jewish leaders angered by Israel moves on Wall, conversions

Many American Jewish leaders are calling it a betrayal. More...

For 3rd year, Federation able to give out more

The Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties surpassed the $1.5 million mark in its annual fundraising, allowing for expansion of local and international allocations and investment in more programs. This represents an increase of approximately $260,000 over the previous year’s Annual Campaign fundraising and directed giving. More...

World News

Israeli-Palestinian water deal inkedJERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel and the Palestinian Authority announced an a...
Cuban Jewish leaders call on U.S. Jews to strengthen ties(JTA) – Leaders of Cuba’s Jewish community sent an open letter ...
Jerusalem’s top Muslim cleric detained following deadly Old City shooting(JTA) – Israeli police detained the senior Muslim cleric of Jerusalem...

Culture

Reconciling memories is focus of Holocaust documentaryNearly 70 years after emigrating to Israel, three brothers who spent part o...
Museum seeks funds to continue sending out ‘Trunks of Hope’ to teach kids about Holocaust[img_assist|nid=38091|title=|desc= Students examine contents of “tea...

Obituaries

ObituariesHOWARD BRICKMAN, 39, of Largo, died July 11....
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