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The Jewish Press of Tampa and the Jewish Press of Pinellas County are Independently- owned biweekly Jewish community newspapers published in cooperation with and supported by the Tampa JCC & Federation and the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties, respectively


 

April 11, 2014  RSS feed
Rabbis lose hair in hopes of saving children’s lives

Late last year, “Superman” Sam Sommer, the 8-year-old son Rabbis Phyllis and Michael Sommer in Highwood, IL, lost a valiant battle against cancer. As an act of sympathy for the Sommers’ loss and to raise funds to combat childhood cancer, 73 Reform rabbis, including three from the Tampa Bay area, shaved their heads. More...

Are peace talks dead? Kerry isn’t giving up yet

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is sticking with the Israeli-Palestinian peace process for now despite a crisis that has threatened to scuttle talks. That’s the message U.S. officials were peddling as a top State Department team was in the region turning over the engine attempting to restart the talks. More...

Cardozo Society to be recognize 2 for legal, community leadership

Attorneys Nat Doliner and Bruce Marger will be honored with Tampa Bay Cardozo Leadership Awards on Thursday, May 1, for their outstanding commitment to the legal community and for their contributions to the Tampa Bay Jewish community. More...

First Arab Israeli woman wins Israel’s Master Chef

Nof Atamna-Ismaeel, an Arab woman with a PhD in marine microbiology, has won Israel’s highest honor for an amateur chef – the title of Master Chef. She still finds it hard to believe it’s really true. More...

World News

In Vegas, GOP Jews focus on Israel, while contenders focus on AdelsonLAS VEGAS – The GOP Jewish faithful descended in force on Sin City, t...
Lapid says settlement freeze preferable to prisoner releaseTEL AVIV – Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid said he supports freez...

Culture

Holocaust remembrance programs offered throughout Tampa Bay areaYom HaShoah events will be held in Tampa, St....
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Jewish American Heritage Month to honor humanitarian contributionsJewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), a national commemoration of the cont...

Obituaries

LAWRENCE SCOTT AARONS,56, of Tampa, died April 4....
MARYLIN FRANCES GOLDNER,69, of Tampa, died March 29....
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