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February 28, 2014  RSS feed
In Kiev, Israeli army veteran led street-fighting unit

He calls his troops “the Blue Helmets of Maidan,” but brown is the color of the headgear worn by Delta – the nom de guerre of the commander of a Jewish-led militia force that participated in the Ukrainian revolution. Under his helmet, he also wears a kippah.  More...

Reform day school with Latin flavor takes root in Miami

MIAMI – When Alejandra Schatzky-Cohen and her husband decided to enroll their children in a Reform Jewish day school in North Miami Beach five years ago, they had more on their minds than the average prospective day school parent.  More...

Intermarriage or in-marriage: Advocates agree ‘engagement’ is key to both

NEW YORK – It’s back. In the months since the Pew Research Center’s survey of American Jews renewed communal concern about assimilation, the intermarriage debate is flaring up again.  Jewish religious and communal institutions had been shifting away from seeing intermarriage as a problem to be combated and toward focusing on engaging the intermarried.   More...

World News

In Israel’s abortion debate, pro-choice seems to be the only choiceJERUSALEM – A billboard in central Tel Aviv features a blackand white...
Injured Israeli soldier proposes at Florida gala(JTA) — An Israeli soldier who lost his arm in a Hamas terror attack ...
Oldest Holocaust survivor, subject of movie, dies at 110Alice Herz-Sommer, the 110-year-old Holocaust survivor and concert pianist ...

Social Services

Passover Seder to honor survivors of HolocaustA Passover Seder honoring Holocaust survivors from Pinellas, Hillsborough a...
Pediatrician to offer wholistic approach to health issuesTampa pediatrician Dr....
Grant aids food bank serving eastern Hillsborough areaTampa Jewish Family Services has received a $5,000 grant from Allegany Fran...

Culture

8 Chabads plan gala honoring community leaders; comedian to performEight Chabad centers throughout the Tampa Bay area will hold a gala dinner ...
Museum exhibit explores WWII, Hollywood and anti-SemitismAn exhibit, “Cinema Judaica: The War Years 1939-1949” has opene...
Scholar to entertain with talk on Jewish humor’s ‘golden age’Humorist Stephen Z....

Obituaries

SHIRLEY ADASKES,87, of St. Petersburg, died Feb. 20....
PRISCILLA V. DENNIS,62, of Tampa, died Feb. 24....
IRVING ESSRIG JR.,60, of Tampa, died Feb. 14....
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