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June 18, 2010  RSS feed
YAD is reaching out to women 21-45 with special affinity group

The situation comedy Cheers got it right with its theme song whose famous refrain spoke of people wanting to go “where everybody knows your name.”   A new Tampa “Rosh Chodesh” group for young adult women ages 21-45 is planned as just such a place.   More...

Flotilla fallout becomes rallying cry for U.S. Jews, as Israel calls for PR help
Pro-Palestinian activists protest outside Jewish/Israeli institutions

The last time American Jews took to the streets in significant numbers to make the case for Israel’s right to defend itself, during Israel’s war with Hamas in early 2009, rockets were raining down on southern Israel from the Gaza Strip.   More...

Exhibit upsets Jewish members of ‘Landscapes’ panel

Participants in a panel discussion in connection with the opening of Israeli photographer Shai Kremer’s Infected Landscapes collection now on exhibit at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in Tampa differed on not only the exhibit, but the way to achieve peace.   More...

Area man’s website tracks Jews in major league baseball

Think “Jewish major-league baseball players.” OK, now that you’ve come up with Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg, think about, say, a dozen Jewish major leaguers playing right now. More...

World News

Little-known rabbi brings down veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas WASHINGTON — Teenager Adam Nesenoff and his father, Rabbi David Nese...
Meat packing exec acquitted in child labor case Kosher meatpacking executive Sholom Rubashkin was acquitted in an Iowa sta...
Zionist Congress calls for settlement freeze JTA news service The World Zionist Congress (WZO) passed a resolution e...

Culture

Interfaith healing service for Gulf set for June 24 A special, county-wide interfaith healing service for the oil-slick Gulf o...
Holocaust Museum honors 87 teens with Anne Frank Humanitarian Awards It’s the Max Girlings and Abbey Taub of the world who may be the one...
Young Jewish adults invited to Bucs’ Training Camp The Young Adults Division (YAD) of both the Tampa Jewish Federation and th...

Obituaries

MORRIS ISRAEL “MURRAY” COHEN, MORRIS ISRAEL “MURRAY” COHEN, 95, died June 12....
FRANCES KING, FRANCES KING, 95, of Tampa, died June 9....
DR. GILBERT KUSHNER, DR. GILBERT KUSHNER, 76, of Tampa, died May 30....
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