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April 15: We’re going to party like it’s 1948

With this year marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel, the Jewish community of Pinellas and Paso Counties will gather to celebrate Israel Independence Day on Sunday, April 15.  More...

Funds sought to send local teens to DC gun march

An effort is under way to raise $20,000 and send at least 30 local Jewish teens and adult chaperones from the Tampa Bay area to the March for Our Lives in Washington D.C. on Saturday, March 24. The march to end gun violence was organized by high school students following the Feb. 14 slaying of 17 teens and faculty members at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. More...

In war of words, choose carefully, speaker says

Words matter, and choosing them carefully can mean the difference between diatribe and discourse, guest speaker Frank Luntz told a packed house at the Tampa JCCs and Federation’s 15th annual President’s Dinner on Feb. 25.  More...

To Hedy Lamarr, beauty was only skin deep

In 1933, the Viennese actress Hedy Keisler sparked an international furor by swimming nude in a provocative melodrama called Ecstasy. Alas, it was the tragic fate of Hedy Lamarr, as she was renamed when she arrived in Hollywood, to be perpetually judged by her face and figure rather than her intellect. More...

World News

U.S. House members from Florida show bipartisan support for Israel in proposed legislationU.S. Representatives Charlie Crist (D-St....
Museum strips Myanmar leader of Elie Wiesel Award(JTA) – The U.S....
Threat charges against Israeli/American teen raised to hate crimesA federal grand jury in Orlando has indicted Michael Ron David Kadar, 19, w...

Culture

Tradition continues with Greater Seder’s ‘The Music Mensch’It has become a Passover tradition in the Tampa Bay area for a group to put...
Food Festival again proves there’s big appetite for Jewish cuisineIn 2017, organizers of the inaugural Tampa Bay Jewish Food Festival at Temp...

Obituaries

ObituariesROBERT EISENOFF, 91, of Largo, died Feb. 25....
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