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September 25, 2015  RSS feed
Upcoming pulpit swap all about relationships

After nearly two centuries of icy relationships between Jews and Catholics, a seismic change took place 50 years ago when the Second Vatican Council approved a document – Nostra Aetate – dramatically changing how the Catholic Church views Jews and other non-Christian religions.  More...

Israelis volunteer in Europe helping Syrian refugees

LESBOS, Greece – As the small rubber raft crowded with Syrians and Afghans emerged from the midnight-black sea to land on a desolate pebble beach, the first people to greet the bewildered and frightened refugees were two Israelis.  More...

Kristallnacht events: Nazi-banned musical performances, lectures

The Florida Holocaust Museum in partnership with the Sarasota Opera and the Straz Center will present two performances of “Forbidden Music – Works Banned by the Nazis,” a concert to raise awareness of the Nazi campaign against “Entartete Kunst” (degenerate art).  More...

Correction

Menorah Manor’s 30th Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 11 a.m. An incorrect date was published in the previous issue of the Jewish Press.   More...

World News

In Austria, a Jewish shepherd aids Syrian refugeesEven at his remote sheep pasture in the Austrian countryside, Hans Breuer w...
Chicago TV station apologizes for using Nazi symbol in Yom Kippur report(JTA) – A Chicago television station apologized for using a graphic o...
Violence has spiked in Jerusalem – here’s whyTEL AVIV – For Israelis, the Ten Days of Repentance from Rosh Hashana...

Social Services

Fall Family & Friends Field Day offers plenty of play timeTampa Jewish Family Services’ second annual Fall Family & Friends...

Culture

Tampa Bay Cardozo Society annual event to feature talk on Iran deal, future of the MideastA noted Middle East expert, Jonathan Schanzer, will speak on “The Ira...
Born a Kuwaiti Arab, man to tell story of ‘dark secrets’ that led him to JudaismMark (Mordechai) Halawa was born in Kuwait, raised Muslim and taught as a c...
Etrog grower helps American urbanites connect with SukkotThere is something special and ironic about seeing the iconic and illustrio...
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