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December 13, 2013  RSS feed
President’s Dinner is Jan. 26 featuring Ehud Barak

Final preparations are underway for the Tampa Jewish Community Centr & Federation’s 11th annual President’s Dinner, its leading campaign, educational and outreach event, on Sunday Jan. 26. Ehud Barak, former prime minister of Israel. wil be the keynte specker,  More...

St. Pete is third venue for exhibit on poet, heroine

“There are people whose glorious memory continues to light the world though they are no longer among the living… These lights are particularly br ight when the night is dark. They light the way.”  More...

Rabbis’ son felled by cancer stirs colleagues to join ‘bald’ effort

When Rabbi Jason Rosenberg of Congregation Beth Am in Tampa recently learned that the son of good friends and fellow rabbis was dying of cancer, he felt he had to do something, and quickly joined with more than four dozen other rabbis in an effort to raise funds for pediatric cancer research.  More...

Growing number of rabbis raised with Christmas

NEW YORK – When Eric Woodward started rabbinical school at the Conservative movement’s Jewish Theological Seminary, he assumed he would be the only student who grew up celebrating Christmas along with Chanukah.  But midway through his training, when Woodward started a discussion group for students of interfaith families, more than 20 people showed up.  More...

World News

Synagogues hoping to build ‘relational’ communities through better dataNEW YORK – Before Sacha Litman shares his data analysis with his syna...
Found Chagall believed looted from Latvian JewsBERLIN (JTA) – A painting by Marc Chagall discovered in a sensational...
Central Synagogue appoints first Asian-American rabbi to top postNEW YORK (JTA) — The board of Central Synagogue, one of North America...

Social Services

TJFS offers new support program for seniorsBeginning in January, Tampa Jewish Family Services will offer a monthly com...

Culture

Museum seeks nominees for Glass Ceiling AwardThe Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU in Miami Beach is seeking nominations for ...
Holocaust survivors share recipes with top teach Israeli chefsWhen Itzik Yaacobi was a hungry teenager in theAuschwitz concentration camp...
6 degrees no BaconGal Gadot to play Wonder Woman

Obituaries

DAVID STUART HELLER,48, of Tampa, died Oct. 29....
DR. STUART ROSENBURG,46, died Nov. 19....
NELL FAY SINGER-GREEN,83, of Odessa, died Dec. 15....
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