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April 13, 2012  RSS feed
Menorah Manor’s Inn on the Pond: A dream come true - finally

During one of his first days on the job as chief executive officer for Menorah Manor, Marshall Seiden was called into a meeting to discuss plans for a north Pinellas County senior living facility. That was back in 1988. More...

One enchanted Seder evening . . .

Talk about your Greater Seder. The 2012 edition of Tampa’s Greater Seder, a kitschy, musical comedy take on Passover held April 7 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, was not a Greater Seder, but the Greatest Seder – at least in the view of a starry-eyed couple, Elvina Bergmann of St. Pete Beach and Lee Kallett of Tampa.  More...

May 2 JNF Tree of Life dinner will honor five

Nancy and Alan Bomstein of Dunedin and Ida Raye and Marshall Chernin of Tampa will be honored on Wednesday, May 2 with the Jewish National Fund’s 2012 Tree of Life™ Award for their dedication to their local Jewish community and the land and people of Israel.  More...

Drake’s profanity-laced ‘re-bar mitzvah’ video filmed in Miami shul stirs controversy

WASHINGTON— Thanks to hip-hop superstar Drake’s latest music video, there are now far more eyes focusing on the bimah at Miami’s Temple Israel than even during the High Holidays.  And even though the song’s lyrics are decidedly more profane than sacred, the Reform synagogue’s president said he hoped the video would help Jewish youth connect to Judaism.  More...

World News

Monument honors those who helped Czech family stay hidden from Nazis for three yearsTRSICE, Czech Republic — Nearly 70 years after a Czech Jewish family ...
Wasserman Schultz stands by aide over Facebook flapWASHINGTON (JTA) – U.S. Rep....
Middle East ‘Quartet’ calls on Israel, Palestinians to return to talksWASHINGTON (JTA) – The Middle East “Quartet” called on Is...

Social Services

Learn secrets of success in marriage at ChabadA new series of six classes on the secrets of successful marriage will be o...

Culture

The improbable story of two ‘Titanic’ survivors – mother & sonWhen the Titanic departed on its first and last voyage from Southampton, En...
Holocaust remembrance, Jewish library dedication set for April 18A Holocaust Memorial Day program and a ceremony to dedicate the Norman Jewi...
U.S. Poet Laureate visits Tampa Bay areaPhilip Levine made his only National Poetry Month Florida appearance at the...

Obituaries

ObituariesARTHUR KORT, 92, of Tampa, died March 23....
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