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May 6, 2011  RSS feed
Cousins separated by Holocaust meet after 66 years
Two lived an hour’s drive apart. but only discovered each other via a database

The Nazis murdered their grandparents, aunts and uncles during the Holocaust. And each one thought they had no relatives left in the world.  Now 66 years after the end of the World War II, two cousins held an emotional first ever meeting in Jerusalem.  More...

Brooklyn Knish
The K is not silent

On his way home from school, Mac Wachtler would stop at his personal shrine at 1001 Brighton Beach Ave. in Brooklyn – where he would buy one of Mrs. Stahl’s Knishes. More...

Diaspora Jews recall experiences fighting for Israel’s independence

For Ira Feinberg, what he calls the “pinnacle of my life’s experiences” took place 63 years ago.  Feinberg was a 17-year-old New Yorker when he joined the elite troops of the Palmach force fighting in Israel’s War of Independence.  More...

World News

Jewish community aiding tornado victims in SoutheastJewish groups are mobilizing assistance in areas of the Southeast devasted ...
Reform defends incoming leader as critics attack his Israel positionsAn angry exchange over the Zionist credentials of the incoming president of...
Israel’s population grows to over 7.74 millionJERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel's population has grown 2 percent over last y...

Culture

Israeli Scouts to sing and dance, share stories with Tampa Bay communityA group of 10 talented Israeli high school students will share their lives ...
St. Pete author draws on experience as docent, art critic to create novel set in Nazi GermanyThe seed for a new novel, Departure, by St....
Film script staged reading set for Holocaust MuseumA staged reading from a script about the secret life of one of the “h...

Obituaries

ObituariesETHEL FIELD, 73, of Tampa, died April 26....
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