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January 31, 2014  RSS feed
PRESIDENT’s DINNER
$20 million campaign for south Tampa JCC at armory goes public

After a “quiet” campaign raised more than $9 million in pledges to transform the historic Fort Homer Hesterly Armory in South Tampa into a JCC, the “Tomorrow Campaign,” to raise the balance of $20 million needed for the job was officially announced at the President’s Dinner.  More...

Alice Rosenthal honored with Tikkun Olam Award

The Tampa Jewish Community Center & Federation has a history of selecting those who make a big impact on the local Jewish community for their most prestigious award and the tradition continued on Jan. 26 when Alice Rosenthal was named winner of the Tikkun Olam Award.   More...

‘Hold onto your music’
Museum gala to celebrate 75 years since Kindertransport

The Florida Holocaust Museum’s annual “To Life” gala at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg on Thursday, Feb. 27, will honor Kindertransport survivors with a program, “To Life: To Children.”  More...

World News

Coalition brings together groups opposing new Iran sanctionsWASHINGTON — A loose coalition of advocacy groups and policy experts,...

Social Services

Spring Hill synagogue extends hand in cyberspace to rural Jewish familiesTemple Beth David of Spring Hill has begun a project to reach out through v...
Conference offers support for Orthodox parents of LGBT“Orthodox parents of gay children tend to feel isolated,” says ...

Culture

What’s in a name? How about a family reunionBALTIMORE – For Rich Lindemon III, the brunch for six that Benita Sch...
Multi-faith programs offered at Tampa’s Franciscan CenterThe Franciscan Center in Tampa is offering a series of multi-faith programs...
Dartmouth professor to speak on topic of interreligious dialogueSusannah Heschel, a Dartmouth College Jewish studies professor, will speak ...

Obituaries

LEON STONE,98, of Tampa, died Jan. 30....
RICHARD DAVID WEISS,52, of Tampa, died Jan. 28 of complications from cystic fibrosis....
FAY WESTENZWEIG,92, of Brandon, died Jan. 15....
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