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July 16, 2010  RSS feed
CULTURE SHOCKS
‘Cultural intifada’ declared as stars cancel Israel plans

JERUSALEM — Actress Meg Ryan’s decision to cancel her appearance at this month’s Jerusalem Film Festival didn’t garner the same attention in Israel as British rocker Elvis Costello when he nixed his Israel concert this spring.   More...

Black Jew making name on hip-hop scene

LOS ANGELES —In a culture of misfits and outsiders, Aubrey “Drake” Graham is the ultimate outsider — a big-time black Jewish rapper.   His star is rising rapidly on the hip-hop scene.   More...

School board candidates say Good Friday holiday ‘hot’ topic in campaign

Editor’s Note: The Jewish Press surveyed all the Hillsborough County School Board candidates on the Good Friday holiday issue. Candidates responded by email, in telephone interviews or in one case the candidate’s position was taken from her campaign website.   More...

Tax-exempt bond sales could end Inn on the Pond construction delay

After two years of trying, Menorah Manor Senior Living has secured financing to build its $24 million Inn on the Pond — if community members provide equity by purchasing $3 million of subordinated tax-exempt bonds. The bonds must be sold by September 2010.   More...

World News

Netanyahu hints at flexibility on Jerusalem NEW YORK — It was an otherwise unremarkable stump speech for Israeli...
Political conservatives launch group to attack supporters of Obama’s Israel policies WASHINGTON (JTA) — Some neoconservative Republicans and evangelical ...
‘Dancing Auschwitz’ video gets mixed response SYDNEY, Australia (JTA) — A YouTube video of a family singing and da...

Social Services

TIKVAH Special Needs program to feature parents’ viewpoint A parent’s perspective on raising a special needs child will be the ...
Bais Menachem Chabad group aims to helps special needs children Bais Menachem Chabad in Tampa is preparing to launch the 2010 Friendship C...

Culture

Local artist makes Jewish arts and crafts her life’s work Susan Lebo of Palm Harbor said she spends most of her free time with a sew...
Tampa, Orlando, Sarasota YADs line up for Bucs training camp On Sunday, Aug....
Praise for the Press Dear Editor: As I read my copy of The Jewish Press, I feel that our...

Obituaries

ELSIE ABELES, 88, of Tampa, ELSIE ABELES, 88, of Tampa, died June 19....
THELMA “TERRI” ADAM, 74, of Tampa, THELMA “TERRI” ADAM, 74, of Tampa, died July 6....
RUTH ADEL, 83, of Ocala, RUTH ADEL, 83, of Ocala, formerly of Tampa, died June 24....
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