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Roiling region, pessimism behind Kerry’s urgency on peace talks

WASHINGTON – After 20 years of stops, starts and a bloody intifada in between, John Kerry believes he can pull out a final status Israeli-Palestinian peace deal in nine months.  What clock is the U.S. secretary of state trying to beat?  More...

New luxury dorm expected to provide Hillel at UCF permanent funding source

ORLANDO – Real estate developer Hank Katzen has a conviction: If you build it, they will come.  Except this is no baseball field in an Iowa cornfield. It’s a $60 million, 600,000-square-foot luxury dormitory at the nation’s second-largest college campus, the University of Central Florida.  More...

New website connects students to Jewish life on campuses statewide

Hillels of the Florida Suncoast has created a new online tool that will connect Jewish college students to the Hillel staff at the Florida college or university they attend.  The website, www.jcollegebound.com, targets incoming freshmen making the transition from high school to college as well as current college students not involved in Hillel.  More...

World News

With war over intermarriage lost, focus on expanding Jewish family tent[img_assist|nid=16930|title=|desc= Jewish communal attitudes toward interf...
Israel tops medal count at Maccabiah GamesJERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel handily won the most medals at the 19th Macc...
Anti-Semitism declines statewide according to ADL 2012 auditAnti-Semitic incidents declined in Florida by 20 percent between 2012 and 2...

Social Services

New adult education program to explore mysticism, traditionCongregation Or Ahavah is offering a new adult education program, entitled ...
Donations needed for community food bankAugust is an especially difficult month for families in need so Tampa Jewis...
Free workshop for non-profits set for Aug. 29The third-annual not-for-profit workshop for professionals, board members, ...

Culture

120 years of Schaarai Zedek history on display through Sept. 30In celebration of the 120th anniversary of Congregation Schaarai Zedek, the...
Jewish Celebrity RoundupBig bucks for Portman and Kunis
Letter to the EditorThe Jewish Press welcomes Letters to the Editor....

Obituaries

ObituariesROBERTA L. GORDON, 77, of Tampa, died Aug. 5. She was born in Chicago, IL....
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