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March 23, 2012  RSS feed
FL endorses 1-state solution, Israeli citizenship for Palestinians?

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a hotly debated issue – but not in the Florida Legislature.  Both houses of the state’s Legislature voted unanimously in February to stake out a bold position on the issue – but it’s not entirely clear what, exactly, Florida lawmakers were trying to say.  More...

The 3 Jewish federations in Tampa, Orlando and Pinellas form Alliance

The three Jewish federations that serve the areas surrounding Tampa, Orlando, Pinellas and Pasco Counties have agreed to proceed with a cooperative effort to take advantage of the opportunities to reduce expenses, generate additional revenue and share expertise that otherwise wouldn’t be possible without formally working together.  More...

April is Genocide/Human Rights Awareness Month
Observance to span Bay, include Yom Shoah event, ‘Erase Hate’ festival

Music, art, speeches, a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony and an Erase Hate Tampa Bay Festival, aimed at bullies, are among events planned for Florida Holocaust Museum’s Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Month in April. More...

Your Seder: Weak content warm-up to family meal?

Three times in the book of Exodus and once in Deuteronomy, we are commanded to tell the master narrative of our people to our children. Sometimes it is because children ask, and we have a responsibility as bearers of a legacy to answer.  More...

World News

John Demjanjuk, convicted of war crimes in Germany, dies stateless and in limboJERUSALEM – Though the death of John Demjanjuk on March 17 brought a ...
Madonna to give Israel ‘Concert for Peace’JERUSALEM – Madonna, who will launch her upcoming world tour in Israe...
ADLPoll: Anti-Semitic attitudes ‘off the charts’ in some parts of Europe(JTA) – A new Anti-Defamation League poll found that anti-Semitic att...

Social Services

Lakeland temple’s gala to aid children[img_assist|nid=10894|title=|desc= Planning the Temple Emanuel event “Live...
Florida Holocaust Museum Executive Director Carolyn Bass to step downCarolyn Bass, executive director of the Florida Holocaust Museum, tendered ...

Culture

Looking into Anne Frank’s unblinking eyesIs the image of Anne Frank heading in the same commercial direction as Edva...
Interfaith Tea in Tampa draws record crowdA record crowd of more than 300 people from area churches, mosques and syna...
Joint men’s clubs event to take place at history museumThe Rodeph Sholom Men’s Club and Schaarai Zedek Brotherhood will meet...

Obituaries

ObituariesDAVID ANDRE BENCHIMOL, 83, of St. Petersburg, died March 19....
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