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August 12, 2011  RSS feed
Israeli-born Tampa student wins first Eatroff Scholarship

Noa Marks, an Israeli-born Tampa student, was selected as the winner of the first scholarship awarded by the Louise Eatroff Memorial College Scholarship Endowment Fund.  The scholarship pays the full annual tuition, fees, room and board for up to four years of undergraduate study at a Florida public college or university.  More...

Housing protests roil Israel as tent cities pop up

TEL AVIV – On Rothschild Boulevard, Tel Aviv’s version of Park Avenue, a burgeoning tent city has sprung up amid crowded cafes and under its canopy of ficus trees.   More...

Tampa’s Hillel School gets new name

After 41 years, the Hillel School of Tampa has changed its name and logo, but it is not changing its commitment to academic achievement.  The school is now known as Hillel Academy.  “We wanted our name to reflect our academics as well as our Jewish identity,” said Amy Wasser, Hillel head of school.  More...

Now approved, Ben Gamla public charter school looking for location, principal

A free public charter school that teaches Hebrew as a second language should open in Pinellas County by August 2012 after approval by the school board, according to its founder, Peter Deutsch.  The Pinellas County School Board approved the application of the Ben Gamla charter school at its July 27 meeting on a 7-0 vote.  More...

Social Services

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Tampa Jewish Family Services appoints new board membersFive new members have been appointed to the Tampa Jewish Family Services bo...
TJFS gets support for Brandon programs

Culture

Learn to bake honey cake at YAD Rosh Chodesh eventThe Tampa Young Adult Division Rosh Chodesh group for women age 21-45 is be...
Central Florida YADs attend Bucs practiceAfter the National Football League’s lockout was resolved, the annual...
Boosting a child’s emotional intelligenceLicensed Clinical Psychologist Ashley Vigil-Otero will speak on “Thin...

Obituaries

ObituariesCYRIL DEMBO, 80, of Atlanta, GA, formerly of Tampa and Johannesburg, South ...
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