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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 © 2009-2017 The Jewish Press Group of Tampa Bay, Inc., All Rights Reserved. 


 

March 5, 2010  RSS feed
Earthquake in Chile destroys synagogue
Jewish groups again pledge disaster aid

The Masorti synagogue in Concepcion was reported destroyed in the destrution caused by the 8.8 magnitude that rocked Chile Feb. 27.   Chilean casualties were estimated to total 800 as of March 4, but no casualties were reported among the 16,000 members of the Chilean Jewish community and damage to other Jewish institutions was minimal, according to initial reports.   More...

New museum exhibit salutes Florida Jews in the military

Since the mid-1800s through present times, Florida Jews have served in the American military every time this nation has gone to war.   Their service to the country began with a fighter in the Seminole Indian wars and continues today with an offi- cer at U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa.   More...

6 Bay area teens to go on 2010 March of the Living

Six students and two adults from the Tampa Bay area will partcipate in the international March of the Living in April. More...

Community Passover Seders

Information received as of press time: More...

World News

High on the Hog NEW YORK — Utopia Bagels in Queens is known for its baconfl ecked eg...
Pro-Israel groups set to counter campus apartheid claims NEW YORK — At universities across the globe, the annual springtime r...
Israelis resign from Hadassah hospital board NEW YORK (JTA) -- As the spat between Hadassah and the doctors at its medi...

Social Services

TIKVAH Talk March 22 to focus on teens Psychologist Tsila Abush- Kirsh, Ph.D., will speak on “Parenting You...
Community members support woman with MS by joining her in walk [img_assist|nid=1536|title=|desc=Jody Rappaport with children Naomi, 5, Ila...
Benefit concert for injured teen planned March 21 at Tampa’s Skipper’s Smokehouse [img_assist|nid=1539|title=|desc=Avi Davidson recuperating at home....

Obituaries

Irwin Miller longtime community leader Irwin Harold Miller, 84, of St. Pete Bech, died Feb. 27....
Former JNF regional president Ron Oxman Ronald (Ron) Oxman, 74, of St. Petersburg, died March 3....
Obituaries ALLAN ALBERT, 79, of Tampa, died Feb. 28....
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