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January 27, 2012  RSS feed
Assassination column raises question:
Why do some Jews see Obama as so sinister?

NEW YORK– When news outlets began reporting Jan. 20 that the owner of the Atlanta Jewish Times had published an opinion column seemingly suggesting that Israel might be wise to assassinate President Obama, the response from prominent American Jews and Jewish organizations was fast and furious.  More...

Lightning hero award benefits TJFS, 3 others

In 2009, Avi Davidson suffered an electrical shock and fall that left him paralyzed and facing a long recovery from severe injuries, but instead of giving up, he regarded his survival as a second chance at life.  More...

Jews Shmooze!
New web group links Tampa Bay Jewish singles

Jewish singles of all ages in Tampa Bay now have a way to meet on the internet and get together.  The website group “Jews Shmooze” was started by Tampa Jewish community member Debbi Eisenstadt. Visiting www.meetup.com/jews-shmooze/ is an informal way to meet other Jewish singles in the Tampa Bay area, she says.  More...

Mystery surrounds Judaic manuscripts from Afghanistan

NEW YORK – It was said to be a finding of groundbreaking scholarly and historic significance, comparable in importance to the 19th-century discovery of the Cairo Geniza and rivaling the Dead Sea Scrolls for sheer drama.  More...

World News

Riki: 12 and alone, she made aliyah from EthiopiaAt an age when many American girls would feel uncomfortable going alone to ...
Group defends suspended Amsterdam chief rabbi’s comments about ‘curing’ gays(JTA) The suspension of Amsterdam’s chief rabbi for signing a stateme...
Two studies put U.S. Jewish census at up to 6.6 millionNEW YORK (JTA) – More than 6 million Jews are living in the United St...

Social Services

Family services agency seeks sponsors for Tampa TrifectaTampa Jewish Family Services is seeking individual and corporate sponsors f...
Kosher Lunch MenusKosher lunches are sponsored by the Hillsborough County Department of Aging...

Culture

Analyst to speak on ‘Muddy Middle East’The community is invited to attend Temple Ahavat Shalom’s annual fund...
Ski-in Shabbat services, Sundance Film Festival showings draw crowds to Park City Reform templePARK CITY, Utah – Call it the Sundance Synaplex....
Ukrainian historian makes career of leading Jews on search for ancestorsLVIV, Ukraine – Alex Dunai is not Jewish....

Obituaries

ObituariesELINOR KAY “ LYNN” GREENBERG, 77, of Houston, TX, previously of...
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