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June 19, 2015  RSS feed
At Tampa thank you event, ‘Scandal’ star dishes on being a Jew in Hollywood

By RACHEL DAWKINS Special to the Jewish Press More...

New assistant rabbi joins Schaarai Zedek

Congregation Schaarai Zedek will welcome Rabbi Nathan Farb as its new assistant rabbi at a special oneg Shabbat on Friday, June 26, following regular 7:30 p.m. services. Rabbi Farb will replace Rabbi Joel Simon, who is moving to Pennsylvania to become the new senior rabbi at Congregation Shir Ami in Newton. More...

Dr. Ruth makes waves with comments on sexual consent

NEW YORK – Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the octogenarian therapist and TV host, is famous for her frank and open talk about sex. But she’s being called out for her recent comments about sexual consent – and using the Talmud to back up her controversial point of view. More...

World News

Free-spending Miami Marlins? Sabbathobserving exec says it makes senseMIAMI – For Joel Mael, the Shabbat-observing vice chairman of the Miami Mar...
Palestinian group drops bid to oust Israel from FIFA(JTA) – The Palestinian soccer association withdrew its bid to have m...
Swastikas, hate message drawn on Miami Beach cars(JTA) – Swastikas and a hate message were drawn on the cars of a Jewi...

Culture

Holocaust Museum volunteer shares personal story of survivalMarie Silverman, a Holocaust Survivor who volunteers at the Florida Holocau...
Horovitz play in response to Charlie Hebdo murders coming to Tampa July 12A one-act play, Breaking Philip Glass, written by Israel Horovitz in respon...
American Stage to end season with Lewis Black’s ‘One Slight Hitch’American Stage Theatre Company concludes its 2014-15 season with the romant...

Obituaries

ObituariesCHARLES ALTER, 90, of Tampa, died May 27. He was a U.S....
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