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March 9, 2012  RSS feed
Is the Israeli home front ready for war with Iran?

JERUSALEM – Shira Morgenstein, a 38- year-old secretary, rushed from her exercise class at the Hebrew University swimming pool to pick up her daughter from preschool. “Who has time to think about war with Iran?” she laughed as she tossed her wet bathing suit into her bag. “I don’t even have a shelter to run to, but too much else is going on.” More...

Jewish headstones vandalized at Sumter veterans cemetery

Nighttime vandals tipped over the headstone of Anita Toni Feldman, a Jewish woman from Tampa, as well as 12 other headstones bearing the Star of David, at the Florida National Cemetery in Sumter County, over the March 3-4 weekend.  The vandalism is being investigated as a hate crime.  Feldman’s son, Dr. Randy Feldman, was saddened by the news.  More...

Inn on the Pond grand opening: April 1
Community invited to Menorah Manor’s Inn on the Pond grand opening April 1

Final touches are being made this month on Menorah Manor’s Inn on the Pond, the first Jewish assisted living residence in northern Pinellas County, in preparation for a community grand open ceremony April 1.  More...

Old Torah finds new home at Inn

When the Inn on the Pond, Menorah Manor’s assisted living residence in Clearwater, opens April 1, visitors will find a Torah already in residence, housed in its own ark in a community room that can also be used for services.  More...

World News

Constututionality of school prayer bill is hotly contestedA state bill opening the door to prayers in public schools, that opponents ...
Magen David Adom’s first Arab volunteerTEL AVIV (JTA) — An Israeli- Arab woman from eastern Jerusalem is Mag...
Clearwater EMT aids Jewish health team in HaitiIf you need an X-ray, forget about it, and if you go to a hospital, don&rsq...

Social Services

Tikvah Talk addresses challenging behaviorJennifer Rava, M.S., BCBA, from Advanced Behavioral Systems will present &l...

Culture

Woman shares tale of immigration as Ethiopian child to IsraelNearly100 women – and a few men – were treated to an interestin...
4th annual TJFS Tampa Trifecta fund raiser offers chance to sample area restarauntsThe fourth annual Tampa Trifecta, an evening of food, wine and auction is s...
Yiddish theater documentary to air on PBS locallyBoth Tampa Bay area PBS televisions stations will show The Thomashefskys: M...

Obituaries

ObituariesFRANCES L. FREEDMAN, 89, of Sun City Center, died Feb. 18....
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