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April 8, 2011  RSS feed
Happy Passover 5771
Escape boxed matzah: 18 minutes to freedom

LOS ANGELES — In every generation, the Haggadah tells us, the wise, the simple, the non-askers and even the baddies are obligated to see themselves as though they themselves actually had come out from Egypt. Unfortunately, the closest many of us come to this ideal is a stroll through the Passover aisle of our neighborhood supermarket.  More...

Israel independence fetes: Mama Doni Band, Israel Project speaker

Two events in Hillsborough County are planned Sunday, May 15 to mark the 63rd anniversary of Israel’s independence – a celebration that includes a concert by popular Jewish children’s musical group Mama Doni and a separate evening presentation on advocacy for Israel by Alan Elsner, a noted journalist, author and researcher.  More...

3 community Yom HaShoah commemorations planned

Communitywide Yom HaShoah services are planned in Tampa and Sun City Center on Saturday, April 30 in memory of victims of the Holocaust, and a presentation for the Tampa Bay region will be held at the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg on Sunday, May 1.  More...

World News

Bringing change to symbols on the Seder plateWASHINGTON — Of all the wedding presents Marilyn Fine received 36 yea...
Spring grening Reconnecting to Passover’s rootsNEW YORK — One of the dirty little secrets about the Jewish calendar ...
Rabbi attacked by African killer bees in ZimbabweJOHANNESBURG (JTA) – A rabbi handing out matzah and wine for Passover...

Social Services

Websites, hotline resolve Passover conundrumsPassover is considered the most complex holiday on the Jewish calendar, wit...
Weinberg Village plans Seders for residents and their familiesWeinberg Village Assisted Living Facility this year will continue its annua...
Kids walk to help restore fire-ravaged forest in IsraelInspired by the holiday of Tu B’Shvat, the students of the Hillel Sch...

Culture

Purim GalaClose to 130 people from Tampa, Pinellas County, Sarasota and Orlando, part...
Jews and the Civil WarApril 12 marks the 150th anniversary of the first shot of the Civil War at ...
Haggadot.com brings one-of-a-kind touch to traditional Passover textPassover is about freedom, but when it comes to the Haggadah, many of us ar...

Obituaries

MARY JANE GRIZZELL,MARY JANE GRIZZELL, 91, of Tampa, died April 1....
ARLENE SIMON,ARLENE SIMON, 75, of Tampa, died April 4....
JEFFREY S. ZAZULIA,JEFFREY S. ZAZULIA, 51, of Plant City, died March 31....
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