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April 20, 2018  RSS feed
As Syrian situation heats up, will Iran again target Israel?

Israel’s covert war with Iran became overt when, in a clear escalation, Iran sent an armed drone into Israeli territory in February.  Then Israel wiped out most of Syria’s air defenses after an Israel Air Force fighter jet was shot down. And now, after Israel reportedly struck the T-4 base in Syria and killed several Iranian personnel, Iran is threatening to retaliate.  More...

JWI chapter donates library for children at abuse shelter

Members of the Clearwater Chapter of Jewish Women International (JWI), recently donated a new children’s library at CASA, (Community Action Stops Abuse), south Pinellas County’s domestic abuse shelter.  More...

Scubi Jew appeal blooms – even in the Arizona desert

When Rabbi Ed Rosenthal, founder of the Scubi Jew scuba diving program at Eckerd College, got a call from the Hillel program director at the University of Arizona, asking about starting a Scubi Jew chapter there, Rosenthal’s reaction was, “Dude, you live in the desert.” More...

World News

Separated by the Holocaust, old friends find each other 76 years laterLOS ANGELES – When Alice (Gerstel) Weit last saw Simon Gronowski, she...
Harry Potter’s J.K. Rowling is giving a master class in identifying anti-Semitism and it’s magical[img_assist|nid=36211|title=|desc= J.K Rowling speaking in New York City i...
Madoff victims to receive $504m in second payout(JTA) – The Madoff Victim Fund began distributing $504 million in fun...

Culture

Talk: Sholem Aleichem and ‘Fiddling with Tradition’Historian Jeff Lipkes will discuss the transformations undergone by the Tev...
Francine Wolf presents ‘Meshuga’ improv at Fringe Festival[img_assist|nid=36215|title=|desc= Francine Wolf |align=left|width=200|hei...
Public invited to talk on ‘Holocaust by Bullets’The community is invited to a talk on Sunday, May 20, at the Florida Holoca...

Obituaries

ObituariesMARTIN LEONARD SEIDEN, 79, of Apollo Beach, died April 14....
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