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November 3, 2017  RSS feed
Garden keeps Hillel student’s memory alive

Rachel Hatfield loved mermaids, butterflies and the color purple. All three of her favorite things were incorporated into a ceremony dedicating a garden at Hillel Academy in Tampa in memory of the 11-year-old who lost her 16-month battle with glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer, in November 2016. More...

Transplant recipient is WOD speaker

Amy Silverstein, a two-time heart transplant recipient, will tell her unforgettable story about survival, faith and the power of friendship at this year’s Bobbe Karpay Women of Distinction (WOD) event. More...

ADL: Florida sees big spike in anti-Semitic vandalism

While the pace of anti-Semitic incidents Florida for the first three-quarters of this year is down from the same period in 2016, cases of anti-Semitic vandalism are up statewide by 200 percent, including three reported incidents in Pinellas County, according to an Anti Defamation League audit. More...

National group donates $25K for cemetery fix

Work to repair damage from Hurricane Irma to Chapel Hill Memorial Park cemetery in Largo is progressing faster than anticipated, and funding for the job got a recent boost when the Jewish Federations of North America approved a request for $25,000 from its national emergency fund.  More...

World News

Israeli band doesn’t let disability get in the way of making musicGREAT NECK, NY – The crowd of middle schoolers goes wild when Dina Sa...
Shabbat Project reaches more than 1 million people in 97 countries[img_assist|nid=34260|title=|desc= Women and girls participate in a challa...
Israeli army vows to defend nearby Druze village in Syria after 9 die in attack(JTA) – In a departure from Israel’s policy of minimal interven...

Culture

Hanukkah lunch for Holocaust survivors Dec. 14A Hanukkah luncheon honoring Holocaust survivors from Pinellas, Hillsboroug...

Obituaries

ObituariesROBERT “BOB” J. HYMAN, 92, of Tampa, died Oct. 19. A native of St....
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