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May 11, 2012  RSS feed
Surprise! Early election off, unity government in

JERUSALEM – In a surprise move, Israel’s Likud and Kadima parties have agreed to form Israel’s broadest government coalition ever, averting a call for early elections  More...

‘Hunger Games’ social media tie-in a hit for tech firm with Israeli roots

NEW YORK — It’s post-apocalyptic America and you’re in District 12 of Panem. With your bow and arrow, you are helping Katniss Everdeen hunt for meat and berries for your family. President Snow, the evil dictator, is planning the next Hunger Games, in which children are placed in an arena to fight to the death — and you might be chosen.  More...

Hebrew-English charter schools: Growth industry?

BOYNTON BEACH – As you turn off the main road and a large Torah scroll-shaped sign welcomes you to the “Temple Torah Campus of Jewish Learning,” you could be forgiven for assuming the K-6 school you are about to visit is a Jewish day school. More...

Tampa meet about charter school set

The Tampa Bay area’s first public Hebrew- English charter school, scheduled to open in August, will host a community informational meeting, on Wednesday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. in Tampa.  More...

World News

For Lithuania, $50 million Holocaust compensation a step forward, but Jewish bitterness remainsNEW YORK – Lithuania’s 800-year-old connection to its Jewish po...
64 years later, IDF unit helps answer cry, ‘Where is my son?’BALTIMORE – On Jan....
America’s first female rabbi reflects on four decades since ordinationRabbi Sally Priesand, America’s first seminary ordained female rabbi,...

Culture

Shavuot Pizza recipies for the adventurous palateThe mere mention of Shavuot sends images of cheesecakes dancing before my e...
Jewish Celebrity RoundupMila Kunis real life hero
Cleveland Browns take Jewish lineman in second round of NFL DraftThe Cleveland deli scene might see a new patron when Mitchell Schwartz arri...

Obituaries

Notable DeathsMaurice Sendak,children’s author Maurice Sendak, an artist and autho...
ObituariesEDYTHE C. FREEDMAN, 97, of Tampa and Clearwater, died May 7....
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