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2017-03-10 digital edition
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New Jewish food fest promises plenty to eat and more

Those who love Jewish foods won’t want to miss the first Tampa Bay Jewish Food Festival on Sunday, April 2.  More...

Knesset bans entry to foreigners calling for boycotts

JTA) – Israel has enacted a law banning entry to foreigners who publicly call for boycotting the Jewish state or its settlements.  The Knesset passed the law by a vote of 46-28 on Monday, March 6, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported.  More...

While some parents pull out of JCCs, most undeterred by bomb threats

When Cincinnati’s Mayerson Jewish Community Center was hit with a bomb threat on Jan. 18, Adam Bellows was satisfied with how the staff handled the preschool kids, including his 2-year-old son.  The kids, said Bellows, had no idea the threat had happened. They were evacuated and taken to a secure location where they watched cartoons.  More...

JCCs to Sessions: Frustration with probe of bomb threats

(JTA) ­– Executives from 141 Jewish community centers including Tampa signed a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressing frustration with efforts combating a rash of bomb threats.  More...

World News

Not just prayers: synagogues are organizing to fight Trump’s agendaNEW YORK – The day after the presidential election, as congregants gathered...
Mike Pence to keynote AIPAC conferenceWASHINGTON (JTA) – Vice President Mike Pence and a bipartisan slate o...

Culture

Friend of Anne Frank to speak about his escape from AmsterdamPieter Kohnstam, a childhood friend of Anne Frank who survived the Holocaus...
Scholar to offer lectures on Moses, the flood[img_assist|nid=31951|title=|desc= Dr....
Solar energy pioneer to address joint Cordozo, Montefiore awards event[img_assist|nid=31955|title=|desc= Lyon “Lenny” Roth |align=le...

Obituaries

ObituariesNATHAN M. BISK, 76, of Tampa, died March 6....
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