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June 13, 2014  RSS feed
TJFS wins nonprofit of the year award

Tampa Jewish Family Services (TJFS) was honored as nonprofit of the year in the Family Services category at the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2014 Nonprofit of the Year Awards on Thursday, June 5.  More...

Brussels attack underlines threat of returning jihadists

It was the threat that European authorities dreaded – and Europe’s Jews suffered the first blow.  The suspect arrested in the attack last month at the Jewish museum in Brussels that left four dead was a French-born jihadist who had returned home from fighting in Syria.  More...

Eric Cantor’s loss leaves Jewish Republicans bereft

WASHINGTON – Eric Cantor’s defeat in one constituency, Virginia’s 7th Congressional District, triggered mourning among another: Republican Jews.  Since 2009, Rep. Cantor (R-VA) has been the only Jewish Republican in Congress. After the 2010 GOP takeover of the House, he became the majority leader. He is the highest-ranking Jewish lawmaker in congressional history.  More...

An olive branch?

Israeli President Shimon Peres, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas and Pope Francis plant a tree together at the Vatican Gardens during a joint peace prayer initiated and hosted by Pope Francis, in the More...

Social Services

Rochelle Tatrai-Ray named President/CEOThe Board of Directors of Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services...
Gulf Coast JFCS Presents at AJFCA ConferenceGulf Coast JFCS conducted a workshop at the Association of Jewish Family &a...
Gulf Coast Provides Opportunity to Age in PlaceMary is a 97 year old spitfire who still enjoys weekends at the beach with ...

Obituaries

JUSTIN ALEXANDER,92, of Tampa, died June 4....
ARNOLD B. NEUMAN,75, of Zephyrhills, died May 28....
DR. JAMES A. RAKES,O. D., F.A.A.O., 67, of New Port Richey, died May 28....
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