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August 24, 2012  RSS feed
For Sheldon Adelson, political & Jewish giving are intertwined

WASHINGTON – Call it the Adelson conundrum: What happens when the guy who acts as if he owns the room really does?  More...

Tahl Liebovitz
A rebound from homelessness to table tennis summit as U.S. paralympian

BALTIMORE — Tahl Leibovitz spent much of his adolescence riding New York City’s subways – not for transportation or because of the trains’ allure. The subways were where Leibovitz lived. A troubled home and problems at school got Leibovitz kicked out of both places. Daytime, he wandered. At night, he rode the trains. More...

Bay area’s first Hebrew charter school opens

When the Ben Gamla Charter School opened in Clearwater on Aug. 20, it became Tampa Bay area’s first public school to offer Hebrew as a second language – a development Rabbi David Weizman, president of Pinellas County’s Board of Rabbis, views as a positive development for the Jewish community.  More...

World News

Shooter in Sikh Temple killing spree has ties to Florida hate groupsAccording to the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Center on Ext...
South Africa approves West Bank labeling regsPRETORIA – South Africa has adopted a regulation to prevent the label...
U.S. sues Florida prisons for halting kosher food(JTA) — The U.S....

Social Services

Tampa Jewish Family Services launches Friends campaignThe 2012-13 Friends direct mail fundraising campaign for Tampa Jewish Famil...
Two Jewish groups pitch in to aid TJFS food bankAs the number of those in need of food assistance rose in the local communi...

Culture

Campfires, meditation, mountain trails – alternative High Holiday celebrationsThroughout the day they dropped slips of paper into the beehiveshaped baske...
Spurred by a Torah portion, Alexis Kashar is breaking down barriers for deaf JewsNEW YORK – It was an ancient sentence – a fragment, really &nda...
Jewish Celebrity RoundupJDaters prefer Stewart

Obituaries

ObituariesLILLIAN BRUCK, 91, formerly of Brandon and Tampa, died Aug. 13....
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