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August 13, 2010  RSS feed
Federations helping some ex-PCJDS students attend Hillel School of Tampa after new Pinellas school plan fails

The Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties, the Tampa Jewish Federation and the Hillel School of Tampa are cooperating to give Jewish students in Pinellas and Pasco counties an opportunity to attend a Jewish day school since one no longer exists in their home county.   More...

JEWS and MUSLIMS
Jewish positions ambivalent on mosque near Ground Zero

WASHINGTON – More often than not, Jewish and Muslim groups come down on the same side of battles over religious liberties.   Jewish organizations often file amicus briefs supporting Muslim religious rights in cases where zoning boards try to block the construction of houses of worship or bar the right of a Muslim to grow his beard.   More...

ADL downgrades swastika as symbol of hate against Jews

NEW YORK — The painting of a swastika — the dark, ubiquitous signature of hateful vandals everywhere —will no longer be automatically considered an act of anti-Semitism under new guidelines for recording attacks against Jews announced by the Anti-Defamation League.   More...

Don’t belong to a synagogue? You’re invited to a free dinner and a service

This month Jews of greater Tampa have a chance to catch the ruach — “spirit” — of being Jews together.   “Shabbat Tampa 2010,” slated for Aug. 27 at participating synagogues, will enable Jews who are not formally affiliated with a congregation to get together with their fellow Jews for dinner and Shabbat.   More...

World News

CNN’s Zakaria returns ADL award over mosque controversy (JTA) — CNN host Fareed Zakaria has returned an award to the Anti-De...
Clinton-Mezvinsky wedding raises questions about intermarriage NEW YORK — Is it possible that the first iconic Jewish picture of th...
Russia refusing to return rebbe’s library despite U.S. court ruling (JTA) — Russia has refused to return a library of sacred documents t...

Obituaries

PHILIP B. BRINEN, PHILIP B. BRINEN, 90, of Tampa, died July 21....
ALAN JEROME LUTZK, ALAN JEROME LUTZK, 64, of Tampa, died Aug. 3....
GLORIA SANDHAUS, GLORIA SANDHAUS, 80, of Ruskin, died Aug. 2....
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