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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


 

August 15, 2014  RSS feed
Hundreds turn out for Israel at Tampa rally

A pro-Israeli rally drew a crowd of hundreds earlier this month to Lykes Gaslight Square Park in downtown Tampa in response to the Israel- Gaza conflict. The rally was not sponsored by any specific organization, but organizers included prominent members of both the Jewish and Christian communities. More...

Consul General: Conflict with Hamas increases need to support Israel

The famous quote from Golda Meir was evoked by Chaim Shacham, consul general of Israel to Florida and Puerto Rico, as he updated the Tampa Bay community on the state of the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in particular the ground war. More...

Jewish community supports Ashdod with volunteers, funds

Editor’s Note: Ashdod is a southern Israeli port town, situated 23 miles from the Gaza Strip ( about the same distance as from Tampa to Plant City). During the conflict with Gaza, the director of the Ashdod Absorption Center where immigrants stay when they first arrive in Israel, reported the city has been barraged with short range missiles. More...

Rabbi’s slaying, rash of anti-Semitic vandalism in Miami spark concern

The murder of an Orthodox rabbi, vandalism to the car of a mourner attending a memorial service for the rabbi, and two other acts of anti-Semitic vandalism in the Miami, all as conflict raged and ebbed between Israel and Hamas, triggered heightened security concerns not just in South Florida, but in the Tampa Bay area, too. More...

World News

Making aliyah during wartimeOf the 228 souls who emerged from El Al Flight LY 3004 on the morning of Ju...

Social Services

Gulf Coast JFCS and TampaBay-Job-Links bring job search services to Pinellas CountyTampaBay-Job-Links (TBJL) and Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Serv...
Tampa JFS gets new clinical directorDr....

Culture

AIPAC official to give Middle East briefingThe public is invited to get an off-the-record update on the current situat...

Obituaries

DR. ARNOLD GOODMAN,56, of Tampa, died July 29....
FRED HOLLANDER,100, of Tampa, died July 25....
FRANK LATNIK,92, of Tampa, died Aug. 4....
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