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April 27, 2012  RSS feed
Everyone’s invited

Tampa’s celebration of Israel’s 64th year of independence promises to include plenty of Israeli food, music, dancing, two big announcements and plenty of fun.  The celebration is on Sunday, May 6 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Straz Performing Arts Center’s outdoor pavilion along the Tampa Riverwalk. There is no charge to attend.  More...

Obama: Holocaust lessons, new sanctions

WASHINGTON – One by one, the emails from the White House arrived in inboxes across Washington on Monday morning, April 23 each highlighting a unique initiative toward a different corner of the globe: Syria. Iran. Uganda. More...

Duo helps guide Jewish Agency as times change

Aliyah, immigrant absorption in Israel, and connecting Jews around the world to each other and to Israel are just abstract concepts to many Jews but not to those such as Margot Benstock of Seminole and Lili Kaufmann of Tampa.  More...

Visitors, olem shed tears for fallen soldiers and victims of terror
Widow of victim of terror in Toulouse lights memorial flame in Jerusalem

By the end of the third video, sniffles were audible around the amphitheater. Thousands of Jews from around the world gathered in Israel April 25, at the Latrun memorial for fallen soldiers of the Israeli Armored Corps to mark Yom Hazikaron, (Memorial Day). The holiday honors soldiers killed while defending the Jewish State and honors Jewish victims of terror. More...

World News

Lawmakers unsatisfied with U.S. Justice response on pursuing Palestinian killersWASHINGTON – U.S....
In face of desperate African poverty, Jewish woman provides a beacon of hopeJOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Two years after moving to Zimbabwe from ...
Jewish movements renew Pollard clemency appealWASHINGTON (JTA) — Representatives of the Orthodox, Conservative and ...

Culture

Stageworks takes Judaism to boot camp in Simon classicNeil Simon’s Biloxi Blues is a comedy about young men going off to wa...
Jewish Celebrity RoundupLea Michele’s birthday bash for Babs Glee star Lea Michele really lo...

Obituaries

ObituariesJack Roth, past federation president Former Tampa Jewish Federation presid...
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