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February 27, 2015  RSS feed
German teacher connects family history for Pinellas man

Sometimes the unpredictable nature of life leads to extraordinary results, and in the case of Livingstone Treumann of Redington Beach, a letter written by a stranger years ago and thousands of miles away had profound results – it gave him a heritage he would never have known.  More...

Discussions, film to tackle delicate topic of right-to-die

The concept of “death with dignity” is a concept that is gaining momentum in conversations across the country and around the world, and the Tampa Jewish Community Center & Federation are sponsoring programs on two Sundays in March to take a deeper look at the issue.  More...

Was the original Dodge automobile logo a Star of David?

You’ve probably seen the commercial, the one extolling the Dodge brothers who left the Ford Motor Company in 1914 to create a different kind of car company. The ad ends with a close up of the original grill ornament with a distinctive six-pointed star and a voice over that says the brothers believed car making was a “holy endeavor.”  More...

World News

Israel and Jordan sign water, Dead Sea accordJERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel and Jordan signed a bilateral agreement to e...
Oscar winner ‘Ida’ traces void left by Poland’s murdered JewsLOS ANGELES – For the past few decades, Holocaust films have been com...
Canada’s Parliament unanimously condemns rise of anti-SemitismOTTAWA (JTA) – Canada’s Parliament unanimously adopted a motion...

Social Services

Tampa Trifecta fundraiser set for April 12Tampa Jewish Family Services is “brewing” up a celebration for ...
Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services hires interim president, CEO[img_assist|nid=23487|title=|desc= Eric Feder |align=left|width=189|height...

Culture

From opening night to ‘Farewell Party,’ Film Festival offers everything ‘Under the [Same] Sun’ for 8, not ‘24 Days,’ in MarchWhen the 19th annual Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival kicks off on Wednesday,...
Joshua Bell and the Huberman violinMy violin is over 300 years old.
Scholar to tackle question – Can we love neighbors as ourselves?Rabbi Joseph Edelheit, author, scholar and lecturer, will speak on Friday a...

Obituaries

ObituaryALAN MICAH SONNENFELD, 37, of Brookline, MA, previously of Tampa, died Feb....
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