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January 25, 2019  RSS feed
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Gov. DeSantis orders sanctioning Airbnb for West Bank snub

At an event hosted by the South Palm Beach Jewish Federation, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis proclaimed the Israeli people have “no better friend than Florida,” by announcing a series of actions, most notably that the state would retaliate against Airbnb for its decision to remove rental listings in West Bank Jewish settlements.  More...

Federation’s Professional Societies to honor leaders from diverse industries

The Professional Societies of the Tampa Jewish Federation, a new professional giving group, will hold its inaugural dinner, honoring six individuals who are standouts in their chosen profession and leaders in the Jewish community. The honorees are: Mark Jaffe, MD; Leon Mezrah, David Osterweil, Mitchell and Susie Rice and Harvey Schonbrun. More...

NY Times writer doesn’t check Jewish ID at door

Ask Bari Weiss if she’s a Jewish writer or a writer who happens to be Jewish and she laughs.  More...

Band blends bluegrass with Jewish spirit

Nefesh Mountain is an eclectic band that weaves old-time Appalachian mountain music and blue grass with their Jewish heritage, infusing Jewish liturgy and Hebrew phrases from the Torah and psalms into their music. More...

World News

What will appointment of Pro-BDS congresswoman to Foreign Affairs Committee mean for Israel policy?WASHINGTON – The top two Jewish members of the U.S....
Israel strikes Iranian targets in SyriaJERUSALEM (JTA) – Israeli warplanes struck Iranian targets in Syria hours a...
12 new Israeli companies hoping to expand in U.S. market participating in Tampa’s 2019 programAfter sifting through more than 100 applications, the Florida-Israel Busine...

Culture

Musician Alan Goodis to spend weekend at Schaarai ZedekAlan Goodis, a national touring Jewish musician, will be the Artist in Resi...
Scholar-in-Residence to speak on climate change issues[img_assist|nid=38817|title=|desc= Rabbi Daniel Swartz |align=left|width=1...
Bay area cantors’ annual concert set for Feb. 10 in St. Pete[img_assist|nid=38835|title=|desc=|align=left|width=219|height=250|link=nod...

Obituaries

ObituariesSUSAN BELFORD, 71, of Sun City Center, died Jan. 10....
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