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November 5, 2010  RSS feed
Cantor helps GOP take House, but can he win over other Jews?

WASHINGTON — Eric Cantor has spent a lifetime relishing in wearing the other hat.   Among Jews, the Republican congressional whip from Richmond, VA, likes to play the genteel Southern conservative, the posture that won over his wife, a socially liberal banker from New York.   More...

Jewish Towers sold; ‘Share the Wealth’ initiative launched

Jewish Towers has been sold for $4 million, and the Jewish Federation of Tampa is launching a “Share the Wealth” initiative to funnel the proceeds throughout the community through local Jewish non-profits.   More...

JCC/Federation honors community leadership

The Tampa Jewish Community Center and Federation held its Annual Community Leadership Awards ceremony on Oct. 28, “honoring those people who reflect the promise of what tomorrow holds,” as board member and Master of Ceremonies Steve Specter said.   Herb Swarzman, the major award recipient, who was presented with the Leo Levinson Award for Leadership Excellence.   More...

Security updates consider potential for group attacks on Jewish targets

CHICAGO — Jewish institutions throughout the United States are reassessing their security following the interception of mail bombs addressed to two Chicago synagogues late last month.   Soon after the mail bombs were intercepted, some 200 representatives of Jewish community institutions took part in a conference call with FBI experts on security measures.   More...

World News

First Race for the Cure spotlights Israel as a leader in breast cancer research, survival JERUSALEM — Irit Paneth, in and out of remission from breast cancer ...
Bill Clinton: Rabin would have approved of Chelsea marrying a Jew NEW YORK (JTA) -- If the Israelis and Palestinians cut a peace deal, Syria...
Conservative movement launches ‘green’ initiative SAN FRANCISCO (JTA) —The Conservative movement has launched a moveme...

Social Services

Program to focus on raising special needs kids Parents of special needs children can get advice at the Tampa JCC on Thurs...
Herb Swarzman to receive PRIMER Advocacy Award Tampa Bay area AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) co-chair H...
Contest seeks Torah cover, pointer designs Florida artists are invited to submit original Torah covers and Torah poin...

Obituaries

HILDA GOLDFEDER, HILDA GOLDFEDER, died Nov. 1....
TILLIE HOCHMAN, TILLIE HOCHMAN, 89, of Tampa and McKeesport, PA, died Oct. 21....
MARK “LEONARD” PLOTKIN, MARK “LEONARD” PLOTKIN, 60, of Tampa, died Oct. 20....
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