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January 13, 2012  RSS feed
Tikkun Olam Award to be presented at President’s Dinner

The Tampa Jewish Federation will reveal the community leader selected as the 2012 the Tikkun Olam Award at its annual President’s Dinner on Sunday, Jan. 29, at A La Carte Event Pavilion.  More...

First Tampa Bay area English-Hebrew public charter school to open

The newest Ben Gamla Charter School, which teaches Hebrew as a second language, will open in Clearwater this August with classes from kindergarten through fifth grade, according to Principal Jayme Joslyn.  The charter school will utilize leased classrooms at Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater.  More...

‘Eichman Trial’ author to be featured at Kol Ami

Historian and author Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt, famed for her Holocaust studies and for winning a libel suit filed against her for calling an English author a Holocust denier, will be the Scholar in Residence at Congregation Kol Ami in Tampa on the weekend of Feb. 24-26. More...

Alabama’s secret Jewish weapon celebrates title

NEW ORLEANS – After the University of Alabama won the Bowl Championship Series football crown by dominating top-ranked Louisiana State University, much of the attention and credit has gone to Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban.  But what about Robert Levin?  More...

World News

Jewish groups welcome high court ‘ministerial exception’ decisionWASHINGTON (JTA) – In a decision issued Wednesday, Jan. 11, the U.S....
ORT America sets international gala, annual meeting in FloridaORT America will hold its inaugural International Major Gifts Gala on Sunda...

Culture

Hadassah hosts staged reading of Inquisition dramaThe story of Iberian Crypto- Jews, or conversos, who during the Inquisition...
In 39th year, Art Festival Beth-El to feature more than 150 artistsThe 39th annual Art Festival Beth-El, one of the premier fine art shows in ...
Vodka Latke spices up Chanukah for young adultsA customized sand sculpture sporting a “Happy Chanukah” and men...

Obituaries

ObituariesELAINE FREEDMAN, 76, of Clearwater, died Dec. 20....
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