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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 29, 2014  RSS feed
Cease-fire marks halt in Israel’s longest, bloodiest war in Gaza

TEL AVIV – A rocket barrage fell on Israel, a boom sounded over Tel Aviv and then it was over – at least for now. After 50 days of missiles, airstrikes, ground operations, tunnel incursions, truce talks, cease-fire proposals, death and destruction, Israel and Hamas agreed to an open-ended truce on Tuesday, Aug. 26. More...

To prepare for High Holidays, couple takes the ‘sho’far on the road

LOS ANGELES – In preparation for the High Holidays last year, my community sent its shofar blower on the road. During the month of Elul, (which this year begins Aug. 27) in the run-up to Rosh HaShana, we are supposed to hear the shofar blown every day except Shabbat. Traditionally this is done in shul. More...

World News

Blocked Israeli cargo ship in California unloads after faking out protestersOAKLAND, CA (j....
Using seismic vibrations, Israeli tech firm aims to detect Gaza tunnelsOR YEHUDA, Israel – Something that looks like a can of soda could be ...
Facing Islamist threats, Arab nations tilt toward IsraelBetween the war in Gaza and gains by Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and L...

Social Services

As food requests rise, TJFS sets $80k fund-raising goalTampa Jewish Family Services is seeking to raise $80,000 in its annual Frie...
Letter to the EditorThe Jewish Press welcomes Letters to the Editor....

Culture

Journalist to tell Genealogical Society about search for his roots in Poland[img_assist|nid=21082|title=|desc= Kim Eisler visits Radomysl, Poland, |al...
‘The Chosen’ to open season at American StageAmerican Stage Theatre Company in St....
Young professionals invited to new kind of happy hourRabbi Danielle Upbin, in her capacity as the Florida Rabbinic Fellow for th...

Obituaries

Harvey Hertz, philanthropist, will have lasting legacyHarvey Hertz, who particularly in the last few years of his life became a m...
MARY KATHRYN THERESA DEVEREAUX FRANKLE,54, of Tampa, died Aug. 16....
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