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October 19, 2018  RSS feed
COMMUNITY MEMORIAL VIGIL

A community-wide vigil will take place on Monday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m.at Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 2713 Bayshore Boulevard, Mayor Bob Buckhorn will be attending the vigil and addressing the group and he has offered to have the city provide security for the event. More...

Poll: Most Jewish voters stick with Dems; disapprove of Trump

Jewish voters strongly favor Democrats ahead of the midterm elections and disapprove of President Donald Trump substantially more than the general population, a new poll shows.  The national survey of 800 likely Jewish voters found that 68 percent of them identify as Democrats, 74 percent of whom will support Democratic congressional candidates.  More...

Israel wedges into gubernatorial race

In recent weeks the two major party candidates running for Florida governor – Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis – have donned kippahs, visited Jewish institutions and made their pitch for the Jewish vote, which like any other sliver of voters, could be critical in a tight race. More...

Ex-TV reporter Fletcher: ‘Small moments’ best tell Israel’s story

Martin Fletcher, a retired veteran NBC news correspondent who is now busy as a writer, told an audience of about 100 at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC last week that he believes there is a generation of Jews that rivals “The Greatest Generation” that his former colleague and friend Tom Brokaw wrote about.  More...

World News

The group behind fliers blaming Jews for the Kavanaugh allegations[img_assist|nid=37946|title=|desc= The Stormer Book Clubs took credit for ...
Israel’s high court rules detained US student can remainLara Alqasem, the American student detained in Israel’s airport, has ...
New online voter guide launchedThe American Jewish Congress has launched an online 2018 Jewish Voters Guid...

Social Services

Steve Raymund to be honored at Gulf Coast JFCS annual benefitSteve Raymund was not the founder of Tech Data, but he sure as heck grew it...

Culture

19 to receive Women of Distinction honors on Dec. 4Nineteen women, each one nominated by a local Jewish agency or synagogue, w...
Young adults invited to Bucs game, tailgateYoung Jewish adults from the Tampa Bay area will come together on Sunday, D...
13 authors from near and far to appear at Tampa Jewish book festival in NovemberBook festival Tampa’s 13th Festival of Jewish Books & Conversatio...

Obituaries

Reva Kent: ‘Miss Pinellas County of Good Deeds’ dies[img_assist|nid=37983|title=|desc= Reva Kent |align=left|width=186|height=...
ObituariesEMANUEL “MANNY” DONCHIN, 83, of Tampa, died Oct. 10....
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