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November 20, 2012  RSS feed
Deterrence goal of Israel’s strikes in Gaza, but how far will conflict go with Hamas?

SDEROT, Israel – Wage war to make peace. That’s the idea behind Israel’s strikes this week against Hamas targets in Gaza, including the Nov. 14 attack that killed Hamas military chief Ahmed Jabari.  More...

Eckerd College students take tikkun olam to new depths

There is a religious principle in Judaism called tikkun olam, which means “repair the world.” It teaches that it is a moral and religious obligation for Jews, as partners with God in creation, to repair the damage we humans have inflicted upon the world and make it a better place.  More...

TOP Foundation takes lead in anti-terror investing

The Tampa Orlando Pinellas Jewish Foundation (TOP) has embarked on a new approach to investing, designed to avoid supporting Iran, Sudan and terrorist operations and activities in those countries.  More...

Mentalist amazes, leaders honored; Campaign revs up

On an evening when mentalist Sidney Friedman amazed the audience at the Tampa JCC & Federation’s Annual Campaign Kickoff, a special group of folks were honored for some extraordinary accomplishments of their own with a Community Leadership Awards.  More...

World News

In a single day, Ethiopian immigrants make aliyah — and are thrust into a war zoneIBIM, Israel — The explosion occurred close enough to Stesyahu Alema ...

Social Services

Parenting workshop to focus on self esteemTampa Jewish Family Services continues its new monthly workshop for parents...
A Note From RayOn November 2, 2009, I began a six month term as interim CEO at Gulf Coast ...
Holocaust Survivor Rosh Hashanah LuncheonForty Holocaust survivors gathered at Temple Beth-El in Pasadena last month...

Culture

What’s a nice Jewish girl have to do to get through Christmas, or why go to YAD’s Vodka Latke?Ever had a bad case of “Christmas Eve Envy”?
Educator to speak on remembering the HolocaustThe Holocaust was such a horrible event in the history of mankind that many...
Rosh Chodesh group challah baking fulfills ‘kneads’Under the expert tutelage of Weinberg Village Chef Bill Langston, 16 member...

Obituaries

STANLEY M. ATKINS, 82,of Sun City Center, died Nov. 12....
RUTH "JIMMIE LOU" ROSENFIELD, 94RUTH “ JIMMIE LOU” ROSENFELD, 94, of Tampa, died Nov. 3....
RONALD A. SINGER, 79,of Tampa, died Nov. 8. He was born in St....
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