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January 30, 2015  RSS feed
Netanyahu’s planned speech roils pro-Israel community

WASHINGTON – When Israel wants something from the United States, it typically makes three stops: the pro-Israel lobby, Jewish members of Congress and the White House.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ignored all three when he accepted an invitation from House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to address Congress about U.S. Iran policy.  More...

USF profs to stage food fight over latke, hamantashen

Is it a matter of national security that the latke get booted off the Jewish holiday menu, or is the hamantash unworthy of its status after a noted MIT particle scientist inserted both foods inside his LHC – Latke Hamantash Collider –declaring that preliminary results supported the Latke Theory. More...

Jewish Museum of Florida honorees include 2 families with Tampa links

When the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU celebrates its 20th anniversary with a Purim Ball in Miami on Feb. 24, two families with Tampa links will be honored – one that arrived in Florida in 1857 and another that came in 1912.  More...

Super Sunday on Feb. 22 will kick off Super Week

For the third year in a row, the Tampa Jewish Federation is expanding on the traditional Super Sunday annual fundraising effort to make it a Super Week campaign.  More...

World News

Hollande tells French Jews ‘France is your country’(JTA) – French President Francois Hollande told French Jews “yo...
Nisman mystery: Hezbollah, Argentine gov’t fingered in death of AMIA prosecutorThe mysterious death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman seems ripped st...
Obama: Netanyahu yet to ‘rebut’ value of Iran talksWASHINGTON (JTA) – President Barack Obama said Israeli Prime Minister...

Social Services

TJFS food bank offers service monthlyTampa Jewish Family Services (TJFS) offers food distributions from its comm...
CORRECTIONThe photographer for Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services&rsqu...

Culture

The Jewish dressmaker FDR turned awayWASHINGTON – Was the Jewish “lady tailor” who ran a Pragu...
Israel Horovitz to direct staged reading of play at StrazNationally acclaimed playwright Israel Horovitz will spend a week of reside...
‘Sunday Simcha’ co-hosts appeal for funds to keep them on the airAs the Sunday Simcha radio show approaches its 36th year on the radio airwa...

Obituaries

ObituariesJ. LEE BENICE, 84, of Tampa, died Jan. 26....
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