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October 21, 2011  RSS feed
As Israel watches, Gilad comes home

JERUSALEM – It seemed that all of Israel breathed a sigh of relief when Gilad Shalit returned to Israel after being transferred from Hamas captivity in Gaza into Egyptian custody.  More...

New consul general to speak at Leadership Awards event

Chaim Shacham, Israel’s new Consul General to Florida and Puerto Rico, will be guest speaker when the Tampa Jewish Community Center and Federation honor 15 people with Community Leadership Awards program on Thursday, Nov. 3.  More...

Children’s author featured at Nov. 6 book read event

  Laurel Snyder, author of more than a dozen children’s books, will be featured as part of Tampa’s 2011 Jewish Book Festival on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 1:30 p.m. at the Hillel Academy, 2020 W. Fletcher Ave., Tampa.  More...

Florida is fourth in anti-Semitic incidents
Anti-Defamation League releases audit of 2010

After four years of decline, the number of anti-Semitic incidents in Florida has jumped – from 90 incidents in 2009 to 116 in 2010 including some in the Tampa Bay area – according to figures released this month by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).  More...

World News

TribeFest 2012 aims to energize young adult JewsComing from all over the United States, more than 1200 Jews in their 20s an...
Jewish activists try to fight Wall Street – and some protesters’ anti-SemitismNEW YORK — The most unloved man in Zuccotti Park, the epicenter of th...
State Dept.: No offer to trade Cuban spies for Alan Gross(JTA) United States and Cuban officials met to discuss the case of Alan Gro...

Social Services

Tikvah Talk offers program on fine motor skillsDeveloping fine motor skills will be the focus of the next Tikvah Talk pres...

Culture

Book Festival writers explore starkly different topicsAuthor Thanassis Cambanis examines the reasons why seemingly ordinary citiz...
Jewish Celebrity RoundupScarlett Johansson, expensive date NEW YORK – Interested in taking S...
Robert Downey Jr. asks forgiveness for Mel Gibson(JTA) Robert Downey Jr....

Obituaries

ObituariesMARSHALL M. GOLDBERG, 72, of Brandon, died Oct. 13....
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