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January 14, 2011  RSS feed
New Federation blog cultivates Jewish community conversation

The Tampa Jewish Federation has launched a web blog, “Let My People Grow,” targeted to cultivate conversations on a national level about Jewish topics and the growth and continuity of Jewish community through dialogue.  More...

Israel and Tu B’Shevat

(JTA) — From leafy eucalyptus trees lapping the shores of the Sea of Galilee to date palms in the desert to Aleppo pine and oak trees in the North — many of which were destroyed in the Carmel’s forest fire last month – Israel will celebrate trees on Tu B’Shevat. The holiday, which falls on Jan.  More...

Film festival will go to ball game twice with youth/ family movies

The Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival, now celebrating its 15th year of bringing Jewish films from around the world here, includes two special Sunday afternoon baseball-related offerings specifically targeted for youth and their families.  More...

Giffords committed to her Judaism, but she wasn’t shot because of it: ADL

Despite earlier reports, an Anti-Defamation League (ADL) analysis of Internet musings by accused shooter Jared Lee Loughner, 22, dismisses speculation that he may have targeted U.S. Rep. Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords because she is Jewish.  More...

World News

Haifa to say Shalom to Mickey Mouse(JTA) — Haifa is poised to be the next home to a Disney theme park.
Israel to ramp up Birthright investmentNEW YORK (JTA) — Israel’s government will more than double its ...
Israeli population in United States surges, but exact figures hard to determineThe number of Israelis living in the United States grew by about 30 percent...

Social Services

Alan and Nancy Bomstein to be honored at national Israel Bonds event in Boca RatonTampa Bay community leaders Nancy and Alan Bomstein of Dunedin will be hono...
National Jewish camp grant program launchedApplications are being accepted for grants that will allow up to 500 childr...
Kosher Lunch MenusKosher lunches are sponsored by the Hillsborough County Department of Aging...

Culture

Vegas to host first young adult ‘TribeFest’Young Jewish adults ages 22-45 are invited to connect, explore and celebrat...
Art Festival Beth-El to showcase award-winning artistsThe work of more than 150 international, national and local artists will be...
Tampa Bay: Get ‘groggered’ at Purim GalaSave the date and join in on the fun of “Getting Groggered” at ...

Obituaries

MICHAEL B. BALBER,MICHAEL B. BALBER,
SELMA COHEN,SELMA COHEN,
IDA MAY HORN,IDA MAY HORN,
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