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December 18, 2009  RSS feed
Local teens on national ADL mission focus on intolerance

Ten ethnically and racially diverse high school students from the Tampa Bay Area recently returned from the 12th Annual Anti- Defamation League (ADL) Grosfeld Family National Youth Leadership Mission in Washington, D.C.   There they learned about the Holocaust and how to apply the lessons of the past to current issues of racism and intolerance in their schools and communities   More...

Tikkun Olam Award to be presented Jan. 24 a t President’s Dinner

The Tampa Jewish Federation will once again award the Tikkun Olam Award to a long-time Jewish community leader at the Annual President’s Dinner, set for Jan. 24.   More...

Chanukah party in the White House

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama watch as Ethan and Esther Moran, along with their mother Alison Buckholtz, light the candles of a rare silver Chanukah menorah at the Obamas’ first Chanukah party in the White House on Dec. 16, the sixth night of Chanukah. The 1873 masterpiece was on loan at the First Lady’s request from the Jewish Museum in Prague.  More...

Microbreweries (Dancing Camel, Canaan, Golem . . . ) bubbling in Israel

TEL AVIV — David Cohen doesn’t think Goldstar beer is bad — especially for a macro brewed, industrial label that is Israel’s most popular.   But Cohen’s beer of choice comes from The Dancing Camel, the brewing company he started in 2006 at an old grain storage facility in an industrial area of Tel Aviv.   More...

World News

For Antwerp Jews, turns out diamonds aren’t forever ANTWERP, Belgium — Some years ago, Benjamin Lubelsky’s son ask...
Gaza Christians permitted to enter Israel to visit Bethlehem JERUSALEM (JTA) — Christian Palestinians living in Gaza will be perm...
Jewish environmental group re-energizing efforts WASHINGTON — The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life is ram...

Social Services

Diet and chronic conditions will be topic at January TIKVAH Special Needs Program Pediatrician David Berger, MD, will discuss how chronic conditions can ben...

Culture

Museum kicks off Florida Jewish History month with Jewish art talk What is Jewish art?...
Yale Jewish a capella group to stop in Tampa, perform concert at Palm Harbor temple Magevet, Yale University’s first, and only a cappella group of Jewis...
Select Film Series to screen Israeli movies Free screenings of two Israeli films that are part of the Select Film Seri...

Obituaries

Obituaries MINDELL “MINDY” CHERNOFF, 78, of Tampa, died Dec. 17....
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