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May 24, 2013  RSS feed
State budget totals $2 million+ for 2 local Jewish organizations

Two Tampa Bay Jewish organizations that for years have received funding in the state budget were included again this year, but this time one of them – the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg – saw its funding level nearly quadruple. More...

When an elephant crossed a road

in northern Batswana, Phil Saunders, left and Tobias Schmid, yielded right of way.   More...

Fortified in his faith on Birthright Israel trip, 23-year-old bicycles length of Africa for charity

When Tobias Schmid and his sister, Gabriella, went on a Birthright trip to Israel last summer, he expected to stay a little longer and backpack in eastern Europe – but when he called his mom, Lisa Schmid, in Clearwater and said he planned to bicycle around the world with two guys he met, she hung up on him.  More...

Panel urges greater acceptance of LGBTs through word and deed

Making changes to synagogue websites to declare that a congregation is welcoming to the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community is nice, but may not be enough to convince people who often feel they are outsiders, said Rabbi Jason Rosenberg.  More...

World News

8 honored at Bay area JNF Tree of Life dinnerMore than 700 Jewish National Fund (JNF) supporters attended the annual Tre...
After botched probe, Claims Conference chairman addresses accountabilityNEW YORK – Now that it’s clear that the top leaders of the Clai...
New JCC Preschool North staffer beings plenty of experienceJennifer Goldberg, the new assistant director of the Jewish Community Cente...

Obituaries

MORTIMER “MORT” D. GOLDMAN, 92,of Tampa, died May 9. A native of New York, he moved to Tampa in 1948....
JILLIAN BLYTH MILLER, 29,of Miami, died May 4....
PAUL E. ROSNER, 56,of Bushnell, died May 1....
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