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January 16, 2015  RSS feed
Actor Michael Douglas awarded $1 million Genesis Prize in Israel

Actor and peace activist Michael Douglas is the recipient of the $1 million Genesis Prize. The prize will be awarded in Jerusalem by Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky and the prime minister of Israel on June 18. More...

Shabbat in Paris after day of infamy
FIRST PERSON

The last time I saw a Jewish minyan relocate from a synagogue to a private residence for security reasons was in 2010. I was in Rayda, Yemen, where the Jews were still reeling from the assassination of Moshe Nahari, the brother of a prominent rabbi. I never thought I would find myself at the same exact setting in Paris, only four years later. More...

After attack, spike in emigration could deplete France’s Jewish community

PARIS – Taken alone, the attack on the Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket near Paris is nothing that French Jews haven’t seen before. More...

Long-time Nazi hunter to speak, receive award, at To Life event

When Eli Rosenbaum graduated from law school there were two jobs he really wanted – to hunt Nazi war criminals for the U.S. Justice Department and one other dream job. “The job with the Yankees did not happen. No bat. And no arm,” he deadpanned. However, he has been an all-star Nazi hunter for the Justice Department for more than 30 years. More...

World News

Pursuing justice in Alabama: Angeleno recalls rough summer of ‘65LOS ANGELES – How big of a “We” were the Jews in “W...
First rabbi to head national military chaplaincy groupJWB Jewish Chaplains Council Director Harold Robinson is the first rabbi to...
Paris kosher supermarket hero becoming French citizen(JTA) – France will grant citizenship to Lassana Bathily, the Muslim ...

Social Services

TJFS answers holiday wishesDuring the last two weeks of December, Tampa Jewish Family Services (TJFS) ...
Photographer captures essence of Gulf Coast JFCS clients for FACES project[img_assist|nid=23016|title=|desc= Photographer Matt Preiser....

Culture

Jewish Book Festival to feature Skype discussions with authorsThe 2014-15 Tampa Jewish Book Festival will wrap up its Sip & Skype pro...
Opera singer to offer weekend of music in Brandon[img_assist|nid=22980|title=|desc= Cantor Paul Offencrantz |align=left|wid...
Israeli musician delights crowd at Young IsraelThe Tampa community gathered for music and stories with Israeli musician La...

Obituaries

ObituariesLILLIAN FALK ALTSHULER, 95, of Tampa, died Dec. 28....
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