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December 4, 2015  RSS feed
Bam! Orlando-area bubbes’ mah jongg game busted

Right in the heart of the quiet little city of Altamonte Springs near Orlando, four women (ages ranging from 86 to 95) – Lee Delnick, Bernice Diamond, Helen Greenspun and Zelda King – were enjoying their weekly game of mah jongg in the Escondido condominium clubhouse when they were interrupted by Altamonte Springs police who came to shut them down.  More...

Did Trump remarks to GOP Jews cross the line?

(JTA) — Donald Trump told Jewish Republicans that he didn’t expect their support in his bid for the presidency.  More...

‘Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, I made it out of clay, metal, wood, glass…’

Phyllis Werner and husband, Sidney, have amassed a collection of dreidels over the years worthy of a museum. From plastic toys to the avant-garde, the couple has found dreidels from around the world and keeps most of them on display in their Seminole home. Werner said that her passion for collecting dreidels started when she was a young child. More...

TJFS partners with Jewish cancer support group

Tampa Jewish Family Services (TJFS) has announced a new partnership with Sharsheret, a national non-profit organization that supports women of all Jewish backgrounds who are facing breast cancer.   More...

World News

Amid identity crisis, Conservative Jews pay for rebrandingSCHAUMBURG, IL – Conservative Judaism is at a crossroads.
What Americans had to say about Jewish war refugeesNEW YORK – They were called “so-called” refugees, told th...
Western Wall rabbi ordered to include women in Hanukkah candle-lightingJERUSALEM – (JTA) The Attorney General’s Office in Israel has o...

Culture

Jewish Museum of Florida seeks Glass Ceiling Award nomineesThe Jewish Museum of Florida- Florida International University is accepting...
Jewish-interest tour of India setRegistration is now under way for “India: My Second Home,” a two-week tour ...
PJ Library Jewish book program expanding to RussiaPJ Library, a program providing free Jewish children’s books to famil...

Obituaries

ObituariesCAROLE GOLDBLATT, 82, of Sun City Center, died Nov. 13....
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