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August 27, 2010  RSS feed
Days of Awe inspire reflection

As preparations for the beginning of the New Year and the Day of Atonement nears, Jews everywhere mentally prepare for the 10 Days of Awe, whether its planning the holiday meals, joining a synagogue or pondering the year gone by to improve themselves in the year ahead.   A sampling of Tampa Bay area Jews shows a varied approach to preparing for the holidays.   More...

Ladies tip their hats to the holidays

When Nancy Snyder moved from New York to Palm Harbor in 1979 she brought with her a love of hats and memories of her grandmother’s hat shop. Her grandmother Hannah Dobbins opened “The Nu Mode Millinery” in Freeport, Long Island, NY in the mid-40s. “They were gorgeous, high-end hats,” said Snyder.  More...

Deli sandwich politics: Mustard vs mayo

WASHINGTON — President Obama did not order mayonnaise with his corned beef, the White House told a blogger who had written a mistaken report on the sandwich.   But in correcting the story, the White House appears to be shifting blame to U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek for what is being called, “mayogate.”   More...

Weinberg Village Senior Hall of Fame: Honoree profiles continue

EDITOR’S NOTE: Weinberg Village’s 2010 “8 over 80” honorees are being profiled two per issue. Nellye Friedman, Jack Weisenfeld, Sylvia Krone and Ruth Klein were included in previous issues.  More...

World News

Second day of Rosh HaShana: To be (in shul) or not to be WASHINGTON — Steven Levine is matter of-fact about his family’...
Florida Congressional candidate stands behind ‘Gestapo’ reference WASHINGTON (JTA) — A Republican challenging a Florida Jewish Democra...
Poll: Jews like Obama more than most (JTA)—Jews gave President Obama an above-average job approval rating...

Social Services

Community flocks to Tampa synagogue’s fund-raising project Flocks of flamingos are roosting on lawns in Tampa, but instead of having ...
Jewish women race for breast cancer cure Team Sharsheret Suncoast, a group of Jewish women helping to fight breast ...

Culture

RFK’s filmmaker daughter to speak at GCJFS gala Acclaimed documentary filmmaker and producer Rory Kennedy will be the feat...
Author, Rabbi David Wolpe to speak at Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood event Rabbi David Wolpe, an acclaimed spiritual leader and author on the Newswe...
Freefall Theatre to present Jewish themed rock/romance musical at Studio@620 The freeFall Theatre Company will present ROOMS a rock romance, a funny...

Obituaries

SHIRLEY R. GOTTLIEB, 87, SHIRLEY R. GOTTLIEB, 87, of Riverview, died Aug. 20....
SYLVIA KERZNER, 85, SYLVIA KERZNER, 85, of Palm Harbor, died Aug. 18....
BERNICE “BUNNY” STEINHARDT, 84, BERNICE “BUNNY” STEINHARDT, 84, of Tampa, died Aug. 22....
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