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September 23, 2016  RSS feed
National Geographic introduces kids to High Holidays

Can a children’s book about the Jewish High Holidays help advance world peace?  A new edition of an award-winning children’s book author thinks so – and National Geographic agrees.  More...

Campaign kickoff speaker to reflect on anti-Semitism, ‘Why the Jews?’

Spiritual leader, scholar, and acclaimed author Rabbi Joseph Telushkin will kick off the Tampa Jewish Federation 2017 Annual Campaign on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. at Congregation Schaarai Zedek.  Rabbi Telushkin, named by Talk magazine as one of the nation’s 50 best speakers, will address anti-Semitism at his Tampa appearance.  More...

Netanyahu-Obama embrace aid deal, if not each other

  The United States and Israel made history on Wednesday, Sept. 14, signing the largest ever military assistance package between the two allies.  Many hailed the agreement as a means to ensure the Jewish state will securely meet the challenges of a dangerous and unstable Middle East over the next decade.  More...

Eisenhower grandson to be keynote speaker for museum 25th anniversary

  David Eisenhower will be the keynote speaker for To Life, the Florida Holocaust Museum’s 25th Anniversary celebration.  Eisenhower will accept a posthumous award on behalf of his grandfather, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who was the U.S. commander of the European theater in World War II.  More...

World News

NYC makes voting registration forms available in YiddishNEW YORK (JTA) – The New York City Board of Elections began making vo...
NY bombing suspect’s Orthodox neighbors seem resigned to backyard terror[img_assist|nid=30060|title=|desc= Yaakov Weiss manages a kosher grocery s...
Obama calls for end to Palestinian incitement, Israeli settlementWASHINGTON (JTA) – In his swan song to the United Nations, President ...

Culture

Nine ways to celebrate the High Holidays without stepping foot in a synagogueThere is a lot of beauty to the traditional synagogue experience....
WWII vet shares war tales with young peopleBoris Stern, local Tampa resident and active member of the Jewish War Veter...
USA Today names Holocaust Museum tops in PinellasThe Florida Holocaust Museum has been chosen by USA Today as the number one...

Obituaries

ObituaryTERRY SAFFELL, 65, of Riverview, died Sept. 19....
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