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October 7, 2011  RSS feed
Women’s Philanthropy to celebrate new level of giving

Women’s Philanthropy of the Tampa Jewish Federation of announces a new level of recognition for women donors’ giving: The Pomegranate level.  The Pomegranate level is nationally acknowledged, and recognized by the sterling silver Pomegranate Pin, presented to women who make an individual donation of at least $1,800 to the Federation’s campaign.  More...

Should my sukkah have a debt ceiling?

LOS ANGELES – Each Sukkot we read in Kohelet, Ecclesiastes, that there “is a time to tear down, and a time to build up.” For my sukkah it was time for both.  More...

U.S. Customs issues guidelines on Sukkot species

WASHINGTON (JTA) -- U.S. Customs issued guidelines for bringing into the United States the four species of Sukkot.  The gist of the guidelines issued Sept. 27 is that the species will be allowed in subject to inspection.  “U.S. Customs and Border Protection   More...

Film brings ‘Sholem Aleichem’ to non-Yiddish world

The pioneering Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem was born in a shtetl in the middle of the 19th Century, and even today his name is synonymous with the Old Country and a vanished way of life.  More...

World News

Yes, there is a long tradition of Jewish farming in AmericaEvery morning before breakfast, Rabbi Rafoel Franklin, 60, an Orthodox Jew ...
Rabbis, Israeli government condemn mosque arson; teen held in attack(JTA ) – Nearly 1,100 rabbis in Israel and North America have signed ...
House committee chair places hold on Palestinian aidWASHINGTON (JTA) —U.S. Rep....

Social Services

Jewish Leadership Training Institute off to enthusiastic startMangroves was the scene for the opening reception kicking-off the 2011-12 J...
Tampa Jewish Family Services receives grants for food bank, counseling servicesTwo national organizations recently provided support to Tampa Jewish Family...
Teens make, deliver lunches to homelessParticipants in the Tampa JCC’s Teen JAM — Jewish Activism and ...

Culture

Locally produced Jewish spy doc to be screenedA screening of Freedom Fighters of NILI – a documentary about a Jewis...
Tampa Bay Veg Fest to feature comedian, Shabbat cookbook co-authorsStand-up comedian Carol Leifer will be the featured speaker for the second ...
Jewish Celebrity Roundup‘Fiddler’ song’s same-sex revamp “Sunrise, Sunset,...

Obituaries

ObituariesPENNIE PEARLMAN, 69, of Tampa, died Sept. 26....
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