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March 9, 2018  RSS feed
Funds sought to send local teens to DC gun march

An effort is under way to raise $20,000 and send at least 30 local Jewish teens and adult chaperones from the Tampa Bay area to the March for Our Lives in Washington D.C. on Saturday, March 24. The march to end gun violence was organized by high school students following the Feb. 14 slaying of 17 teens and faculty members at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. More...

Sue Schoenbaum is Tikkun Olam Award winner
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When the opportunity came along to enter into a long-term lease of the long-vacant and decaying Fort Homer Hesterly Armory and turn it into a second JCC, the decision to go ahead with the project was not by any means a slam dunk obvious proposition.  More...

To Hedy Lamarr, beauty was only skin deep

In 1933, the Viennese actress Hedy Keisler sparked an international furor by swimming nude in a provocative melodrama called Ecstasy. Alas, it was the tragic fate of Hedy Lamarr, as she was renamed when she arrived in Hollywood, to be perpetually judged by her face and figure rather than her intellect. More...

Threat charges against Israeli/American teen raised to hate crimes

A federal grand jury in Orlando has indicted Michael Ron David Kadar, 19, who holds dual United States and Israeli citizenship, with hate crimes as a result of threatening calls he made to Jewish Community Centers in the state including four to the Tampa JCCs and Federation preschools in January and February 2017.  More...

World News

Bibi: Solution may not include full Palestinian sovereigntyWASHINGTON – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declined to sa...
Most US Jews oppose Trump, but he was cheered at AIPAC. Awkward?WASHINGTON – A poll last year by the American Jewish Committee showed...
Israel’s attorney general says egalitarian prayer a ‘protected right’ in special section of the WallJERUSALEM (JTA) — Egalitarian Jewish prayer is a protected right in t...

Culture

Greater Seder’s show tradition continuesIt has become a Passover tradition in the Tampa Bay area for a group to put...
Food Festival again proves there’s big appetite for Jewish cuisineIn 2017, organizers of the inaugural Tampa Bay Jewish Food Festival at Temp...

Obituaries

ObituariesMARILYN (LYN) JOAN BASKIN, 84, of Tampa, died Feb. 22....
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