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Film reveals a new reality for Holocaust remembrance

The Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg has been selected as one of only four in the nation to premiere a virtual reality film, The Last Goodbye, which enables viewers to virtually walk in the shoes of a Holocaust survivor as he retraces his steps from a railroad boxcar into a Nazi death camp. More...

Federation names Ezra Singer president; welcomes new board

While Ezra Singer has only lived in St. Petersburg for three years, he just made a big commitment to the Jewish community by becoming the new president of the Jewish Federation of Pinellas and Pasco Counties.  The Federation also welcomed the slate of officers and directors for the 2018-19 year during its first meeting of the fiscal year.  More...

Theater in the Rye offers kosher slice of Broadway

J.D. Salinger gave us Catcher in the Rye and some unknown culinary genius came up with pastrami on rye, but it takes a rye sense of humor to come up with this one: Jo-El’s Theater in the Rye.  More...

World News

An all-female Orthodox ambulance corps in Brookyn gets a film of their own[img_assist|nid=42708|title=|desc= Rachel Freier, center, came up with the...
Monica Lewinsky cuts short Jerusalem interview after question about Clinton apologyJERUSALEM (JTA) – Monica Lewinsky, an antibullying advocate who gaine...
Anti-Semitic online post says Jews are taking over Indiana U(JTA) – An online post said a “bunch of hairy stink rude obnoxi...

Social Services

Gulf Coast JFCS announces new officers and board members[img_assist|nid=42702|title=|desc= Judy Benjamin board chair |align=left|w...

Culture

Teens and screen time subject of film, discussionRaising children in the age of the internet and smart phones can be a chall...
Save dates for Festival of Jewish Books & ConversationsTampa’s 13th Festival of Jewish Books & Conversations, hosted by ...
JTA writer avoids the real storyThe primary mission of the Jewish protest group IfNotNow (INN) is to end th...

Obituaries

ObituariesGLORIA ARONOFF, 93, of Oldsmar, died Aug. 22....
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