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November 1, 2013  RSS feed
Prisoner release sparks conflict in Israel

JERUSALEM – Israel’s peace talks with the Palestinians remain mostly shrouded in secrecy, but one thing is certain: The Palestinian prisoner release that paved the way for their resumption is increasing tensions in Israel’s governing coalition.  More...

75 years ago as bar mitzvah approached, his shul burned, his world shattered

Even before he turned 13, Udo Schwarz knew life in Germany for a Jew was fraught with danger, but as he studied for his upcoming bar mitzvah, he had little idea what perils lay ahead – including forced labor at Auschwitz. More...

Casspi now has Israeli company on the NBA court

HOUSTON – Midway through the first quarter, Omri Casspi entered the preseason game between his Houston Rockets and the Dallas Mavericks. A minute later, the buzzer sounded summoning Mavs rookie guard Gal Mekel into the contest.  More...

World News

First rabbi elected to Argentina’s congressBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — Rabbi Sergio Bergman won a seat in th...
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Social Services

Donations sought for Holiday Wish List programTampa Jewish Family Services annual Holiday Wish List program hopes to serv...
JWV Post 373 plan events in support of hospitalized veteransAfter polling patients at the James A....
TJFS offers 2 workshops on parentingTampa Jewish Family Services is presenting two parenting workshops this mon...

Culture

Thanksgivukkah spawns new recipes, contest, moreNEWARK, NJ – Manischewitz is celebrating the oncein a-lifetime overla...
New museum exhibits: Fabric art, sculpture, Nuremberg trialThe Florida Holocaust Museum in St....
Two Kristallnacht commemorations planned for 75thThe Florida Holocaust Museum will present a program including a candlelight...

Obituaries

LORRAINE CHAIN,86, of Lakeland, died Oct. 25. She was born in Brooklyn, NY....
RUTH B. DUBOFF,99, died Oct. 26....
GERTRUDE LEFT,97, of St. Petersburg, formerly of Tampa, died Oct. 20....
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