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April 5, 2013  RSS feed
Israel at 65 fest to feature music, dance, carnival and more!

Israel’s 65th year of independence will be celebrated in Tampa on Sunday, April 21 with a special performance by an Israeli jazz ensemble comprised of young musicians, and a chance to take part in a global program to “walk the land.”  Of course, the community celebration will feature food, shopping, dancing, a carnival and many more activities for all ages.  More...

4 Tampa trailblazers help tell ‘Bat Mitzvah Comes of Age’ story at Jewish Museum

In 1952, girls just did not have bat mitzvahs – at least not at Conservative synagogues in Tampa and many other places. But four strong mothers, all active in their synagogue, helped their daughters become pioneers at Congregation Rodeph Sholom when they told Rabbi Harry Wernick that a simple confirmation ceremony was not good enough.  More...

From ‘To Life’ to ‘To Life’: Lyricist coming to museum gala

The Florida Holocaust Museum’s premier event of the year, “To Life 2013,” will present a glimpse into the world of theater when noted film and theater critic Jeffrey Lyons interviews Sheldon Harnick, perhaps best known as the acclaimed lyricist for Fiddler on the Roof with such memorable songs as “If I Were a Rich Man,” &ldqu More...

World News

Exhibit recalls Jewish refugees and Nazi prisoners held together in Canadian prisonsVANCOUVER, Canada – When Austrian and German Jews escaped Nazism by f...
Violinist’s dream saves more than 1,000 from HolocaustThis is the Holocaust story you don’t know. Almost guaranteed.
Expectations, lineup growing for TrifectaThe list of restaurants participating in the fifth annual Tampa Trifecta: A...
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