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June 14, 2013  RSS feed
CHANGES ON THE BIMA
Rodeph Sholom’s new rabbi to bring youthful vibe

Among Rabbi Josh Hearshen’s many interests are riding horses, playing roller hockey, practicing magic and cooking, but most of all, he loves Judaism and is looking forward to becoming the new rabbi at Congregation Rodeph Sholom in Tampa.  More...

Sun City Center congregation hires first full-time rabbi

After years of training youngsters for b’nai mitzvahs, Rabbi Carla Freedman is ready for a change of pace — a synagogue where the focus will be on adults.  In July, Rabbi Freedman will become the first fulltime rabbi at Congregation Beth Israel in Sun City Center, in the heart of a sprawling retirement community and with a membership comprised of peole age 55 and up.  More...

Menorah Manor junior-senior prom is one for the ages

A junior-senior prom is one of those milestone events that creates lifelong memories.  More...

‘Princesses’ joins the Bravo reality lineup – and boycott efforts begin

Princesses: Long Island, the new reality show on Bravo, appears to be as bad for the Jews as we had feared.  More...

World News

Documentary claims Uri Geller was CIA spyJERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli magician and psychic Uri Geller worked as a...
Nearly 70 years after liberation, Holocaust memorials still proliferateNEW YORK – No earth was moved last month at the groundbreaking of one...
Israeli ambassador takes unusual step of praising US nominee for UN envoyWASHINGTON (JTA) – Samantha Power, President Obama’s nominee fo...

Social Services

TJFS honored as finalist for Nonprofit of the Year[img_assist|nid=16494|title=|desc= TJFS’ Board President Stacie Lins...
Kosher Lunch MenusKosher lunches are sponsored by the Hillsborough County Department of Aging...

Culture

Daughter of Pinellas cantor is national finalist in American songbook competition[img_assist|nid=16479|title=|desc= Maya Jacobson |align=left|width=179|hei...
Cantor Colman Reaboi to star in ‘Fiddler on the Roof’Cantor Colman Reaboi, spiritual leader of Congregation B’nai Emmunah in Tar...
Rays to hold Jewish Heritage Day on July 7The Tampa Bay Rays are holding a Jewish Heritage Day at Tropicana Field on ...

Obituaries

NORMA HIRSCH, 80,of Tampa, died June 6....
ALFRED HOWARD, 95,of Tampa, died May 31. He was born in Cleveland, OH....
MATTHEW EVAN KOPPELMAN, 33,of Lutz, died June 8....
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