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The Jewish Press of Tampa and the Jewish Press of Pinellas County are Independently- owned biweekly Jewish community newspapers published in cooperation with and supported by the Tampa JCC & Federation and the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties, respectively. Copyright © 2009-2017 The Jewish Press Group of Tampa Bay, Inc., All Rights Reserved. 


 

February 26, 2016  RSS feed
Anti-BDS bill heads to governor

A bill taking aim at the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS) against Israel, has been approved by the Florida Legislature and was sent to Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday, Feb. 24.  The bill was overwhelming supported in both houses of the legislature, with the House voting 112-2 and the Senate approving the measure unanimously, according to the News Service of Florida.  More...

From Israeli kid to Broadway producer, Ruth Eckerd CEO remains in spotlight

It all began with Gunga Din – and Danny Kaye. More...

One Jew’s Orlando dilemma: Mickey or Jesus?

ORLANDO – Mickey Mouse or Jesus Christ?  That was the choice I faced on a recent trip to Orlando to write a pair of stories for JTA – one about kosher vacationing at Disney World, the other about the biblical theme park Holy Land Experience.  More...

Major aquatics center coming to new Glazer Family Jewish Community Center

More than just a new pool, the planned Aquatics Center at the Bryan Glazer Family Jewish Community Center may easily rank as one of the most expansive water facilities in the region. More...

World News

Why Israel is a pilgrimage site for birds – and birdwatchersHULA VALLEY, Israel – Thousands of cranes sit in pairs in a field her...
Local teens compete against other Jewish athletes from 15 countries in ChileAmong the 3,500 athletes competing at the recent 2015 Pan American Maccabi ...
Israeli military releases attack warning appTEL AVIV (JTA) – The Israel Defense Forces Home Front Command has released ...

Culture

Local author to speak on novel about secret 1940s munitions factory under kibbutz laundry roomOn Tuesday, March 8 from 7-9 p.m. author Lynda Lippman-Lockhart of St....
Incidentally IrisOk, just so you know: I don’t do New Year’s resolutions....
Great Latke-Hamantasch Debate returns to USF on March 24[img_assist|nid=27649|title=|desc= David Glickman |align=left|width=188|he...

Obituaries

ObituariesROBERTA (FLAXMAN) KLEINMAN, 94, of Tampa, died Jan. 29.
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