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2010-05-28 digital edition
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May 28, 2010  RSS feed
Board’s ‘Good Friday’ decision disappoints Jewish leaders

The Hillsborough School Board’s decision to make Good Friday a school holiday is disappointing and sets a bad precedent, Tampa Jewish leaders say.   More...

Tel Aviv bans any new skyscrapers downtown

Tel Aviv, whose skyline is visible along its beach, has outlawed the construction of new skyscrapers in the city center.   The new policy is part of the city’s Tel Aviv 2025 urban plan to control the face of the city in the future, Ynet reported. Buildings under construction can go forward, but the dozens in the planning stages have been dumped.   More...

Welcome to Obama’s Jewish America
Sandy Koufax stars at reception

WASHINGTON — The athletes, the astronauts, the alternative music, the black rabbi, the white dress uniforms and, above all, the left-handed baseball giant: Welcome to Barack Obama’s Jewish America. More...

Area rabbi among those invited to advocate for Israel at White House
First person account

EDITOR’S NOTE: Rabbi Danielle Upbin of Congregation Beth Shalom in Clearwater (Conservative) was among 15 rabbis from across the country invited to two meetings at the White House.  More...

World News

Comedy Central removes anti-Semitic video game Without comment, Comedy Central has removed a video game with anti-Semitic...
Tampa woman to attend 36th World Zionist Congress in Jerusalem Carol Simon of Tampa will join some 60 American Jewish leaders representin...
Jewish men’s club offers help to bombed mosque (JTA) — A Jewish men’s club has offered to help repair a Flori...

Social Services

TJFS annual meeting is July 20 Tampa Jewish Family Services (TJFS) will host its annual meeting to welcom...
Talking to kids about sex focus of June TJFS Tikvah program Kids and sex will be the subject of the June Tampa Jewish Family Services&...
MAZON to promote healthier options at food banks MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger announced it will receive a $600,000 gr...

Obituaries

Gary Alter, former Tampa Federation executive director Former longtime Tampa Jewish Federation executive director Gary S....
Obituaries SAM ADELMAN, 95, of Tampa, died April 24....
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