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August 26, 2011  RSS feed
Tampa Bay teens to come together to learn about Israel

A communitywide program to educate Jewish 11th and 12th graders about Israel is scheduled to start this October, thanks to a grant to Congregation Beth Shalom in Clearwater.  All students in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties have been invited to attend through the Tampa Bay Jewish Educators Council.  More...

Holocaust Museum’s ‘Western Wall’
Prayer/ meditation room opens in honor of Harvey Hertz

Just as it is common practice for visitors to write notes and leave then in cracks at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, now that can be done at a simulation of the Wall at the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg – with a good chance that messages left at the museum will eventually be taken to the Wall in Israel..  More...

Study: Jewish population up significantly in South Tampa, down in North

When Marc LeVine moved his family from northern Hillsborough County to South Tampa, he didn’t know his move mirrored results of a recent survey showing population shifts of Jews in Hillsborough County since 1994.  More...

Jewish surnames help demographer estimate Bay area’s Jewish population

Tampa Bay area residents with last names of Goldberg, Levine, Cohen and Shapiro, as well as 27 other names, played a key role in helping University of Miami demographer Ira Sheskin make recent estimates of the Jewish populations in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties.  More...

Social Services

Sheriff’s Office awards TJFS food bank grantTampa Jewish Family Services food bank recently received a boost from the H...
Weinberg Village plans financial planning workshopFinancial services expert Christine Cooper will present a financial plannin...
Tikvah Talk to focus on autismAn “Overview of Autism” will be presented by Karen Berkman, Ph....

Culture

Tampa JCC to present live shows from New York City’s 92nd Street YThe Tampa Jewish Community Center will present three nights of special prog...
New English version of ‘Debt’ film about Israeli justice, revenge & morality set to openThe announcement that the 2007 Israeli drama “Ha-Hov” (The Debt...
An Israeli’s great biking adventure on 2 wheels in 4 years to 6 continentsSYDNEY, Australia – Even during the darkest moments of his four-year ...

Obituaries

ObituariesALBERT C. DAVIDSON, 90, of Tampa, died Aug. 19....
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