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July 12, 2013  RSS feed
3 centenarians celebrate birthdays at Weinberg Village

Although people are generally living longer, those who make it to the century mark are still a rarity — an infinitesimal .02 percent of the U.S. population. So consider the odds of the recent birthday celebration at Weinberg Village for three residents, all 100 or older.  Ruth Pross turned 100 on May 27; Ruth Sklar was 103 on June 3; and Edythe Kessler became 103 on June 15.  More...

Better than Bubbe Advice-A-Thon tackles burning questions

Young Jews from around the world participated in the first Better than Bubbe Advice A-Thon last month to help celebrate the launch of the global advice blog at www.betterthanbubbe.com.  The blog and advice-a-thon are projects of the Tampa Orlando Pinellas Jewish Federation Alliance and the Schoenbaum Family Foundation,  More...

Pinellas Hebrew charter school closing leaves void

Although it offered no religious instruction, the unexpected closure of the Ben Gamla Hebrew Charter School in Clearwater could leave a void in the Pinellas County Jewish community that may not be filled for a long time.  More...

A man named Macabi helps bring 21 new countries to Maccabiah Games in Israel

BALTIMORE – The first arrows Roxana and Rafael Gonzalez launch at the upcoming 19th Maccabiah Games will take flight from their fingertips, but also from Jeffrey Sudikoff’s imagination.  More...

World News

Twitter says it disclosed details of French anti-Semitic users(JTA) – Twitter has disclosed details of users in France who posted a...
Former Floridian named Israel’s U.S. ambassadorJERUSALEM (JTA) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu named Ron Dermer,...
Six more ex-students at Y.U. high school allege sexual abuse(JTA) — Another six former students at the Yeshiva University High Sc...

Social Services

Presentation to spotlight services for disabled young adultsA free Tampa Jewish Family Services program, “Navigating services for...
Workshop deals with back-to-school stressA free monthly workshop to help parents find more balance and less anxiety ...
Agency seeks back-to-school supplies for 200 childrenTampa Jewish Family Services is collecting school supplies for 200 children...

Culture

Breaking with all black, some Chabad men pushing fashion boundariesNEW YORK – Yosel Tiefenbrun looked in the mirror and he liked what he...
American Stage to perform award-winning play based on Chaim Potok bookAmerican Stage Theatre Company in St....
2-week piano fest features 31 performersThe first Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival, an event with strong ties to the ...

Obituaries

ObituariesLOUIS JACOBSON, 97, of Dallas, previously of Tampa, died July 10....
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