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August 3, 2012  RSS feed
Jewish groups gearing up for RNC

A number of national Jewish organizations including the American Jewish Committee and AIPAC, the pro-Israel lobby, are planning seminars and receptions during the upcoming Republican National Convention in Tampa. Even the local federations are getting into the act.  More...

Weinberg Village names 2012 Hall of Fame winners

Jessie Older and Mindy Yergin, co-chairs of the Weinberg Village Eight over Eighty Awards, have announced the selection of eight individuals over the age of 80 who will be inducted into the Weinberg Village Jewish Senior Hall of Fame.  More...

Appearance marks AJC’s rekindled Tampa Bay interest

A world more united than ever in its opposition toward a nuclear Iran, specifically recent sanctions, has made “significant impacts” in thwarting Iran’s progress, according to Jason Isaacson, American Jewish Committee (AJC) director of Government and International Affairs.  More...

Romney, Obama show Israel love in separate ways

WASHINGTON – It was a weekend of Israel love politically that highlighted two approaches to showing affection for the Jewish state: Go to Israel, as Mitt Romney did, or go pro-Israel, as the Obama administration did.  More...

World News

State Dept. report describes ‘rising tide’ of anti-SemitismWASHINGTON – The U.S....
Jewish summer campers ‘terrorized’ in Pennsylvania(JTA) – Three adults and two juveniles are under arrest for allegedly...
Jerusalem ulpan creating bonds between Jews and MuslimsJERUSALEM – As an Arab living in eastern Jerusalem, Mohamad Neiroukh ...

Culture

Jewish Celebrity RoundupLena Dunham says Dayeinu
Staged reading set for play about Jonas SalkA staged reading of Mark E....
Costas recalls Munich 11 during Olympic opening ceremony(JTA) — Sportscaster Bob Costas remembered the 11 Israelis killed in ...

Obituaries

Jewish Press staffer, civic activist Ernest DruckerHolocaust survivor, war hero, community activist, author and custom shirt m...
ObituariesSEYMOUR (SY) DAVID BLOCK, 88, of Tampa, died July 26....
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