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May 14, 2010  RSS feed
White House meets with rabbis to assuage concerns on Israel

WASHINGTON — If you tell the rabbis, they will spread the word.   That was the thinking behind two intimate White House meetings — the second of which took place on May 13— with a carefully selected slate of 15 rabbis from across the country and representing the Orthodox, Reform and Conservative streams.   More...

Disconnect
New initiative urges Google generation to unplug and slow down

SAN FRANCISCO — You have 73 new e-mails. Someone just posted on your wall. You have been tagged in a photo. You turn on your cell phone: “4 missed calls”, “2 new voice mails” … and a long string of unread text messages.   Buzz. Ring. Tweet. Tweet. IM. Tweet. Tweet.   More...

At age 12, she wanted Orthodox Bat Mitzvah
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan

NEW YORK — Elena Kagan, President Obama’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, wanted a Bat Mitzvah when she turned 12. But that simply was not done in May 1973 at Lincoln Square Synagogue, the Orthodox congregation on the Upper West Side of Manhattan to which the Kagan family belonged.   More...

World News

How do you talk on 2.1 mobile phones? JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israelis are more technologically connected and wo...
Sisterhood award More than 100 women attended the annual Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood Mitzvah ...
Sack to receive honorary degree Rabbi Marc Sack of Congregation Rodeph Sholom in Tampa will receive an hon...

Social Services

Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services makes leadership change permanent Ray Gadd, interim CEO of Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services since Oct....
Kosher Lunch Menus Monday: Oven broiled Salisbury steak w/gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots...

Culture

Auction set for June 13 to benefit accident victim [img_assist|nid=2465|title=|desc=Avi Davidson |align=left|width=126|height=...

Obituaries

Obituaries GERALDINE “GERRI” LASKY, 82, of Tampa, died May 6....
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