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November 30, 2012  RSS feed
Lawsuit: Refusal to work Shabbat brings firing

Hillsborough County resident Sarit Vankin-Fajardo filed a lawsuit this month against the Wisconsin parent company of Ashley Furniture, alleging she was fired from her sales job for refusing to work on Shabbat.  More...

Hall of Fame newswoman to headline annual dinner

The 10th annual President’s Dinner, sponsored by the Tampa Jewish Community Center & Federation, featuring keynote speaker Cokie Roberts, will be held on Sunday, Jan. 27.  The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the A La Carte Pavilion, 4050 Dana Shores Drive in Tampa.  More...

Festigal: Israeli show epitomizes commercialization of Chanukah

Israeli parents have a love-hate relationship with Chanukah.  They love the festive atmosphere, the public menorah lightings and sufganiyot (the Israeli doughnut), but schools are closed for nine days while offices and businesses remain open, so there’s a scramble to find ways to keep kids occupied.  More...

Despite critics, the Wall remains bastion of haredi orthodoxy

JERUSALEM — Sitting in his office 20 feet above the Western Wall Plaza, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz is unperturbed by the simmering tensions below.  For years, Israeli and American Jewish groups have agitated for greater religious freedom at the Wall, which currently allows for only Orthodox worship. Occasionally the outrage boils over.  More...

World News

Prenatal whole genome sequencing technology raises Jewish ethical questionsBALTIMORE — Expectant mothers long have faced the choice of finding o...
Celebration to feature ‘Hanukkah Rocks’ concertThe LeeVees, a rock band that got its start creating Chanukah songs with a ...
Jewish leaders vow to work to protect social safety netWASHINGTON (JTA) – Charitable contributions supporting social safety ...

Social Services

Tampa Jewish Family Services provides Thanksgiving meals for 90Tampa Jewish Family Ser- vices distributed turkeys and ingredients for a co...
Reader questions rabbi’s claim on meaning of ‘kosher union’Dear Editor: Rabbi Yarmush’s letter (Nov.16-29 issue) states that the...
Kansas synagogue donating Torah to Sandy-ravaged congregationNEW YORK (JTA) — Members of a Kansas City area synagogue will donate ...

Culture

Jewish Celebrity RoundupGarfield dances for charity
Matisyahu releases ‘Happy Hanukkah’ songGrammy nominated recording artist Matisyahu has released a new song, &ldquo...
Shining a new light on the Jewish response to ChristmasBOSTON — From Kung Pao kosher comedy to a swinging Mardi Gras version...

Obituaries

EMANUEL KAMEN, 92EMANUEL KAMEN, 92, of Tampa, died Nov. 20....
GEORGE J. SANTUCCI, 67,of Riverview, died Nov. 13....
MOLLIE WEINER, 87MOLLIE WEINER, 87, of Tampa, died Nov. 19. (David C....
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