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September 7, 2018  RSS feed
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...

JCCs and Federation announces Leadership Award recipients

The Tampa Jewish Community Centers and Federation will honor 19 people and one organization next month when it presents its annual Community Leadership Awards. An additional five people will receive awards from various Jewish organizations.  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...

Female Hasidic EMT corps gets movie treatment

Like many heavily Orthodox sections of Brooklyn, Borough Park has been served for decades by an all-male volunteer ambulance corps called Hatzalah. More...

World News

Genesis Prize funds groups looking to close Israel’s stubborn gender gapTEL AVIV – Hundreds of women, representing dozens of organizations, s...
Sweden to create its first Holocaust museum(JTA) – Sweden has plans to build its first Holocaust museum with a f...
New Israeli demographics released ahead of New Year(JNS) – Since last Rosh Hashanah, Israel’s population has grown...

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

ObituariesNAOMI R. KATZ, 82, of Tampa, died Aug. 25....
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