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January 29, 2016  RSS feed
USF student Senate divestment vote rocks Jewish community, spurs funding pledges

Shock waves reverberated through the local Jewish community and beyond after the University of South Florida student Senate approved a resolution backed by the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) that called for the USF Foundation to divest from companies the SJP asserts are complicit with Israel in violating the human rights of Palestinians. More...

State legislature moves forward on anti-BDS measures

Both houses of the Florida legislature are moving forward with bills and resolutions directly aimed against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS) against Israel. More...

Obama makes historic visit to Israeli Embassy

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Anti-Semitism is on the rise worldwide, and the United States must lead the fight against it, President Barack Obama said in historic remarks at the Israeli Embassy. More...

Voice of Lightning charged with excitement

TAMPA – Dave Mishkin is nothing if not excitable. It’s the trademark of the Tampa Bay Lightning play-by-play radio broadcaster. More...

World News

Meet the Israeli composer of Indian Muslim music who collaborates with Radiohead’s guitaristFor most musicians working in the underappreciated genre of world music, re...
White House: Robert Levinson likely not in IranWASHINGTON (JTA) – The Obama administration continues to believe that...
Sarasota shul leaves Reconstructionism over acceptance of intermarried rabbis(JTA) – Members of Kol Hanesha synagogue in Sarasota is ending its af...

Social Services

Supporters help TJFS brighten holidays for needyDuring the 2015 holiday season, with the support of area synagogues, church...

Culture

AJC director from Germany to speak on issues in EuropeThe American Jewish Committee (AJC) will present keynote speaker Deidre Ber...
’Jewish Pavarotti’ to perform in St. PeteInternationally renowned cantor and tenor soloist, Hazzan Alberto Mizrahi, ...
Upcoming panel: Growing up Jewish in Polk CountyThe Temple Emanuel Archive and Florida Southern College, both in Lakeland, ...

Obituaries

ObituariesLEONARD MARK “LENNY” BLOOM, 62, of Lutz, died Jan. 19....
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