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The Jewish Press of Tampa and the Jewish Press of Pinellas County are Independently- owned biweekly Jewish community newspapers published in cooperation with and supported by the Tampa JCC & Federation and the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties, respectively. Copyright © 2009-2019 The Jewish Press Group of Tampa Bay, Inc., All Rights Reserved. 


 

February 8, 2019  RSS feed
Local Jewish man beats odds to save life of New York Latino

It might take a mathematician days to compute the odds, but suffice it to say, when Ryan Corning, 23, of Land O’ Lakes got his cheek swabbed in 2014 at a Jewish summer camp, he never dreamed he would actually wind up saving the life of a Hispanic, Christian man from New York. More...

3 honored with coveted Tikkun Olam Award
PRESIDENT’S DINNER

Most years only one person is singled out to receive the most prestigious award the Tampa JCCs and Federation presents – the Tikkun Olam Award – but this year it went to three: Lili Kaufmann and Nat and Debbie Doliner. As is custom, the award was announced at the Federation’s annual More...

Dershowitz makes case for Israel

Paraphrasing his friend, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Alan Dershowitz told a packed house at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC that “If Palestinians put down their weapons, there would be peace. If Israelis put down their weapons, there would be genocide.” More...

Coming Attraction: Film Fest

Entering its 23rd year, the Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival will showcase a collection of captivating dramas, thought-provoking documentaries, diverse shorts and offbeat comedies between March 17 and 24. More...

World News

Ilhan Omar is right about money in politics; she is wrong on AIPACNEW YORK— Rep....
Rabbi Eckstein, who raised millions in Christian donations for Israel, dies at 67(JTA) – To his many colleagues and supporters, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein...
OU: Stop religious questioning of judicial nominees(JTA) – Nominees for federal judgeships should not be questioned abou...

Social Services

All-day seminar will offer tips for diving in the job-search poolTampaBay-Job-Links will present a full-day program to provide tools and str...

Culture

Iconic rock & roll exhibition extended through June at Holocaust MuseumIn response to visitor demand, The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) will ...
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Tampa Bay Jewish Food Festival in Clearwater promises to be bigger, better than everWhen the inaugural Jewish Food Festival at Temple B’nai Israel in Cle...

Obituaries

ObituariesFREDA MIRIAM BROD, 102, died Jan. 27....
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