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Retired Clearwater surgeon cut through ‘glass ceilings’

When Dr. Zena Lansky was assigned to assist in a thyroidectomy during her residency at Belleview Hospital in New York, the male doctor who was performing the procedure on his patient got so angry that a woman surgeon was allowed in the operating room that he walked out – telling Lansky to finish the job.  More...

JNF to honor 6 local leaders at Tree of Life dinner

Jewish National Fund (JNF) will honor six leaders in the Tampa Bay Jewish community at its annual Tree of LifeTM Award Dinner on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. at Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, 2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa.  Janie and Marty Borell, Kathy and Mike Sobel, and Bob Gries will receive the Tree of Life Award and Amy Wasser will be presented with the Lawrence D. Wasser Humanitarian Award.  More...

Corrections

The 20 Jewish Leadership Training Institute (JLTI) graduates are Melanie Bowman, St.  More...

World News

Amsterdam theater to open in May as permanent home for new version of Anne Frank storyAMSTERDAM (JTA) — A new theater dedicated to the story of Anne Frank ...
Israelis working to help wounded Ukrainians stand againJERUSALEM – Artem Zaptotski, from Lutsk, in western Ukraine, sits in ...
Hadassah crisis opens divisions between hospital and women’s organizationJERUSALEM – The Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower stretches 223 f...

Culture

Film on local Holocaust survivor to be shown at USFA documentary film, Behind the Wall, which tells the story of Warsaw Ghetto...
Lecture to focus on life after death, legacy of the RebbeChabad Lubavitch of Central Florida will present a symposium on the legacy ...
Billy Jonas Band to perform May 18 in ClearwaterThe Billy Jonas Band will be performing funky folk music for the whole fami...

Obituaries

JOEL MARTIN BREITSTEIN,68, of Tampa, died March 16....
ERIKA DAVIDSON,87, of Tampa, died March 5....
IRVING H. HILL,89, of Tampa, died March 22....
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