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July 15, 2016  RSS feed
Culture

Reflections
Carl L. Zielonka, D.D.S.

The most significant change I have seen in the past 30 years has been the development of a Jewish “community” in Tampa.  Prior to that time, we had Jewish organizations, Federation, a JCC, and synagogues, but not the real feeling or structure of a community. We now have a more cohesive Jewish community that works for the benefit of Jews everywhere.  More...

Back then, we walked like Egyptians, mailed letters for 22¢

In 1986, the year the Jewish Press was born, things were quite different from today.  For starters, a gallon of gas cost about 90 cents and folks back then thought that was an outrageous price.  More...

Reflections
Adrianne Sundheim

I arrived in Tampa 50 years ago with my husband (Rabbi Frank Sundheim)_ and three children. We lived on Davis Islands, which back then was a middle class neighborhood. My children’s schools were not air-conditioned. The Jewish holidays were NOT excused absences.  More...

Reflections
Lili Kaufmann

I see the success and growth of our community as a living example of the concept of Tikun Olam.  “To save one life is to save the world.” This is a concept of Judaic teaching that one can apply to both the secular and ethnic traditions of our lives  More...

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