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Book chronicles Rinde family’s Holocaust survivor story

Few Jews survived the Holocaust without the aid of others, and in the case of John Rinde of Largo and his sister Irene Skolnick of Sanibel Island, many took risks to protect them. Perhaps the most critical decision that saved their family, living in Poland at the time, sprang from the intuition of their mother, Stella Rinde. More...

Dementia expert to speak on caregiving

Menorah Manor will host a free caregiving seminar led by Teepa Snow, a nationally recognized educator on dementia, on Thursday, July 7.  The event will focus on helping professionals and caregivers better understand dementia. The seminar will be held at the Marion and Bernard L. Samson Nursing Center, 255 59th St. N., St. Petersburg.  More...

Wanted: 8 octogenarian mensches

Organizers of the annual Stephen Weinberg 8 over 80 Awards event are seeking public-spirited residents of Tampa’s Jewish Community, 80 and older, who have contributed selflessly to the benefit of our community through their time, talents and behind the scene efforts.  More...

British Jewry condemns slaying of lawmaker

(JTA) – The Board of Deputies of British Jews joined the chorus of condemnations over the slaying of a Labour Party lawmaker near Leeds, in northern England. Jo Cox, 41, died June 16, from wounds she sustained after being shot and stabbed. A tweet from the board extended condolences and prayers for Cox’s family and called her slaying a “senseless murder.”  More...

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