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Jews, Unitarians and Buddhists to share space

After 20 years at its home on Keystone Road near Tarpon Springs, Congregation B’nai Emmunah is selling its synagogue and, beginning next month, will be sharing facilities with Unitarians and Buddhists in in the heart of Tarpon Springs.  More...

Most Jewish groups oppose pulpit politicking

Jewish groups largely came out against a new executive order allowing clergy to endorse or oppose candidates from the pulpit, fearing that it will erode the separation between church and state. More...

Menorah Manor’s new cat therapy is ‘purr’fect: No litterbox needed

Clair Pearson walked into the dining room of Menorah Manor and saw his wife, Orla, with a cat in her arms. She looked directly at the cat, petting and talking to it.  He said he had tried a lot of different things to engage his wife, who has dementia, but none of them worked. He was so thrilled to see her reaction that he went out and bought his wife a cat of her own.  More...

Israel Independence Day celebration – Tampa style
Israel Independence Day event offers host of activities

About 600 people turned out on Sunday, April 30 to celebrate Israel Independence Day in Tampa, with folks enjoying music, Israeli food, games, crafts and athletic competition.  More...

World News

Bernie Sanders defends Israel on Al Jazeera, rejects BDS[img_assist|nid=32592|title=|desc= Bernie Sanders at a New York City event...
Trump, Palestinian’s Abbas link renewed peace talks to countering Islamic StateWASHINGTON – President Donald Trump and Palestinian Authority President Mah...
Recipient persuades ‘Jewish Nobel’ to nix event over Syrian crisis(JTA) – The Genesis Prize will not hold its annual award ceremony at ...

Social Services

Gulf Coast JFCS bolsters Holocaust survivor assistance with new programsTwo new efforts to make life better for Holocaust survivors are underway at...

Culture

Author shares parents’ story of triumph over tragedyOn April 20, the University of Tampa Chabad Jewish Student Union hosted a s...
Israeli romantic comedy to open locallyThe Wedding Plan, an Israeli romantic comedy, is scheduled to open locally ...
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