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December 14, 2012  RSS feed
One quarter of Israelis – and 36 percent of kids – live in poverty, report says

TEL AVIV – The numbers tell a consistent storyline: Nearly one in four Israelis lives in poverty.  A recent report by Israel’s National Insurance Institute showed that 1.8 million of Israel’s 8 million people live below the poverty line.  More...

West Bank residents reflect Israeli ‘consensus’ on planned new E1 settlement

MAALE ADUMIM, West Bank – From the terrace of the mall in Maale Adumim, a West Bank settlement eight miles from Jerusalem that serves as a bedroom community for Israel’s capital city, customers get a panoramic view of the Judean Desert to the east.  More...

Lost Tribes beer company resurrects ancient brews

NEW YORK – As he weaves in and out of traffic in New York City on a Friday afternoon, David Itzkowitz has two things on his mind: Shabbat and beer.  More...

World News

Kadima crumbles, Labor emphasizes social issues and Likud still dominatesTEL AVIV – Two months ago, the strategy for victory was clear: To uns...
Israeli foreign minister resigns following indictmentJERUSALEM (JTA) — Avigdor Liberman has resigned as Israel’s for...
Israeli ‘spy vulture’ reportedly caught in Sudan(JTA) -- Sudan officials said they captured a vulture that Israel fitted wi...

Social Services

Jewish senior camps retool to keep up with more active seniors – and the competitionWASHINGTON – Not many people attend summer camp with their parents....
Attention foodies: Museum looking for memorabiliaIn Jewish life, food is often a basis for gathering with friends and family...
Museum seeks Breaking Glass Ceiling award nomineesThe Jewish Museum of Florida is seeking nominations for its annual Breaking...

Culture

YAD brunch welcomes community newcomersThe Young Adult Division (YAD) of the Tampa JCC & Federation hosted a b...
Chanukah festivitiesRabbi Harold S....
Yiddish language’s literal and figurative rescuer[img_assist|nid=14444|title=|desc= National Yiddish Book Center founder Aa...

Obituaries

BRUCE IAN “BIG” GOLDIN, 59,of Tampa died Dec. 12, 2012....
ALLAN M. PROBER, 66,of North Miami Beach formerly of Tampa died Dec. 8, 2012....
GILLIAN SAMUELS, 80,of Sun City Center, died Dec. 4....
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