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March 8, 2013  RSS feed
‘Hava Nagila’ film chronicles song’s journey from shtetl to cliché

NEW YORK — You’re at a wedding or bar mitzvah, mingling at the bar or catching up with a distant relative, when you hear it — the opening notes of a familiar tune that as if by some invisible force carries you and other guests to the dance floor for the rousing dance circle ritual.  More...

Inspired by past Jewish athletes, U.S. champion skater eyes World title

NEW YORK – With consecutive quadruple jumps at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Max Aaron launched himself to a gold medal and a national championship. The 20-year-old Arizonan also joined the ranks of Jewish athletes who have made it big.  More...

First seder is March 25

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Obama to Jews: Peace is essential but prospects are bleak

WASHINGTON – President Obama believes prospects for Israeli-Palestinian peace are “bleak,” but he still will urge both sides to avoid unilateral actions that might further damage a process he hopes will be back on track within a year.  More...

World News

When it comes to eating local, kosher consumers are splitNEW YORK – The sun was shining over the Union Square farmers market o...
Realist artist Philip Pearlstein retrospective at St. Pete museumImagine a young Jewish boy whose father sold eggs and chickens during the G...
JWI exec. to speak about children’s homeLori Weinstein, CEO and executive director of Jewish Women International (J...

Social Services

Award given for speaking upThe fourth annual PRIMER ( Promoting Responsibility In Middle East Reportin...
JVW aids shelter for homeless vetsLiberty Manor for Veterans, a facility providing shelter to homeless vetera...

Culture

Save the self-pity, Passover menu choices aboundFor those who feel overwhelmed by Passover because of the demands of cookin...
Gasparilla Megillah?
6 degrees no Bacon[img_assist|nid=15366|title=|desc= Steven Spielberg, shown here with wife ...

Obituaries

SHIRLEY ENDERTON, 81,of Wesley Chapel, died Feb. 26....
FREDERICK MAXIMILLIAN FRANKEL, 71FREDERICK MAXIMILLIAN FRANKEL, 71, of Apollo Beach, died Feb. 22....
EDWARD KNECHT, 90,of Sun City Center, died Feb. 21. He was a U.S....
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