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July 20, 2012  RSS feed
Israel’s hopefuls thinking medals, remembering Munich 11
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TEL AVIV – Israelis and their Summer Olympics athletes are eyeing the upcoming London Games with excitement and disappointment.  More...

If hurricane hits state — please don’t blame the messenger

Just in time for the brunt of hurricane season, former Gov. Charlie Crist is again seeking divine aid in keeping the storms from Florida shores – with the help of a Jewish couple from Trinity.  More...

Tampa family moves to Israel on flight of olim

Although they had a comfortable life in Tampa, James Frydman, a general surgeon at St. Joseph’s Hospital, said it was not a difficult decision to move his family of five to Israel — something they did this month with the help of Nefesh B’Nefesh. More...

Performing arts will take center stage on mission

For those who enjoy performing arts and love Israel, a November tour of the middle eastern nation aims to delight the senses with opera; jazz, piano and chamber music; dance and theater company performances, a visit to an arts incubator, and dedication by Tampa’s Jewish Agency for Israel of a puppet therapy program for children traumatized by conflict in the region near Ashdod, sister cit  More...

World News

Smaller congregations experimenting to stay vibrant, gaining attention from movementsCHICAGO – Sinai Synagogue in South Bend, IN, has been struggling with...
Obama backs moment of silence at Olympics for Munich victims(JTA) – President Obama joined the campaign for a moment of silence a...
Kadima Party quits Israeli government coalition over Orthodox military serviceJERUSALEM (JTA) —The Kadima Party has voted to quit Israel’s go...

Social Services

Tikvah Talk: Getting most out of the public schools for special needs childrenAn independent special education advocate, Pam Lindemann, will be the prese...
New group to offer support to children caring for aging parentsTampa Jewish Family Services (TJFS) will host the first of several new supp...
TJFS collecting food for families in needTampa Jewish Family Services is conducting a back-to-school food drive for ...

Culture

Basil Woolf receives belated honor for WW2 serviceAs a British sailor, Basil Woolf saw plenty of action during World War II, ...
Jewish Celebrity RoundupSilverman’s indecent proposal
Jewish Museum of Florida becomes part of universityThe Jewish Museum of Florida has become part of Florida International Unive...

Obituaries

ObituariesCECILE WATERMAN ESSRIG, 89, of Tampa, died June 29....
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