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March 11, 2011  RSS feed
Scammed, touched and amazed; but then it got worse ...

The first call at the house came at the crack of dawn, Thursday, March 3.  Before Karen could tell me about it, I took the second one downstairs, that one from a cousin.  “You guys are all right, right?  “Yesss.”  “And you’re not in Wales?”  “Nooo. What’s this all about?  More...

TJFS expands counseling, food pantry into eastern county

Tampa Jewish Family Services will expand its food bank distribution and counseling services into the Brandon area beginning this month.  “There is a growing need for our services in east Hillsborough County and we’re very happy to be able to offer our services to people in this area,” said Michael Barnett, CEO of TJFS.  More...

Genshaft to get Jewish Museum’s Breaking Glass Ceiling Award

University of South Florida President and CEO Judy Genshaft has been selected as one of six women to receive the annual Breaking the Glass Ceiling Award from the Jewish Museum of Florida.  The awards, to be presented at the museum on Miami Beach on Thursday, March 24, are given to inspiring women who have been successful in fields generally dominated by men.  More...

Larry King to go ‘Live’ here April 3

Although retired from the CNN prime time centerpiece he helmed for 25 years, world famous television and radio host Larry King will bring back a mini-version as he appears here to accept the Chabad Jewish Center of Greater St. Petersburg’s International Ambassador of Communication Award.  More...

World News

Britain’s newest royal couple to receive ketubahA British artist has prepared a ketubah, or Jewish marriage contract, for B...
Obama taps Jew as Israeli U.S. envoyWASHINGTON (JTA) — President Obama said he is nominating Daniel Shapi...
Reacting to slayings, Israel OKs new West Bank housingJERUSALEM (JTA) -- An Israeli Cabinet committee approved the construction o...

Social Services

Glatt kosher deli grand opening planned in conjuction with Purim celebrationA new glatt kosher deli, David’s Deli at Bais David Chabad, will have...
Young Israel-Chabad, Hadassah bakers take over hotel kitchen to make Purim treatsWomen from Young Israel- Chabad of Tampa and Hadassah converged on the Tamp...
Inn on the Pond construction celebrationMore than 130 people attended the Inn on the Pond groundbreaking celebratio...

Culture

Holocaust era violins find voice in performance at ‘To Life’ eventFour violins from the Holocaust era, including one played in the Auschwitz ...
‘Mitzvah Maniac’ Siegel to speak in St. PetersburgWell-known author, lecturer, poet and “Mitzvah Maniac” Danny Si...

Obituaries

RUBY FELDMAN GORNBEIN,83, of Tampa, formerly of Palm Harbor, died Feb. 25....
HOWARD GREENBERG,90, of Tampa, died Feb. 23....
DORIS J. HYMAN,82, of Tampa, died Feb. 24....
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