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September 7, 2012  RSS feed
‘If I forget thee, O Jerusalem ...’
Democratic & Republican platform omissions focus attention on Israel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Jerusalem has many mysteries, but none may be as perplexing at present as its disappearance from the Democratic Party platform – at least for a day.   More...

At New Year, American Jews grapple with balancing faith, work & school

NEW YORK – Last Yom Kippur, a fasting Brenda Rienhardt sat in the hallway outside her classroom studying for a test while watching online Yom Kippur services on her laptop. More...

Dr. Ruth to speak at Sisterhood Star Event

Dr. Ruth Westheimer, who pioneered speaking frankly on sexual matters on radio and television, will be the keynote speaker at the Franci Golman Rudolph Schaarai Zedek Sisterhood Star Event, at the Renaissance Hotel on Monday, Oct. 22. More...

Gulf Coast gala to honor Harvey Hertz, St. Pete mayor

Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services will honor two Pinellas County leaders and offer a big dose of political satire from “The Capitol Steps” during the agency’s Annual Celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at the historic St. Petersburg Coliseum.  More...

World News

Casting away your sins at Tashlich – it’s not just fish foodLOS ANGELES – Can ridding oneself of a year’s sins really be as...
Israeli team in baseball tourney has American rootsNEW YORK – Sixty-four years after the state of Israel was founded, it...
Australian human rights award named in Wallenberg’s honorSYDNEY – Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who helped save as many a...

Social Services

TJFS High Holiday Food Drive is under wayTampa Jewish Family Services’ High Holiday Food Drive is in full thro...

Culture

Jewish Celebrity Roundup‘The Possession’ possesses the box office
Sign of the times: Menu inspired by ‘simanim’ brings meaning to Rosh HaShana mealSo this is where it all comes together – all the thought, all the pla...
Prepping for an easy fast — or notOn the evening of Tuesday, Sept....

Obituaries

ObituariesBERNICE “BUNNY” AUGUST, 89, of Tampa, died Aug. 28....
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