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It’s that time of year again! – it’s Purim.

It’s that time of year again, costumes, sending gifts, giving charity and having a festive meal. You guessed correct, it’s Purim. We will be having two different Megillah readings. Evening Service Havdalah & Megillah Reading Saturday Evening at 7:15pm Sunday Afternoon at 3:30 pm Purim in Mexico  Professional Puppet Show for children @ 4pm Bungee Run, Masquerade, [….]

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Our Kosher Catering Going Online…


Young Israel of  Tampa Florida provides kosher catering for all your needs. We are working to improve our menu to make it  easier to order online in order to improve our clients order process. We’ll be happy to get any feedback from you and try to do our best to accommodate all your kosher catering needs. Feel free to [….]

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Tampa family moves to Israel on flight of olim


Although they had a comfortable life in Tampa, James Frydman, a general surgeon at St. Joseph’s Hospital, said it was not a difficult decision to move his family of five to Israel — something they did this month with the help of Nefesh B’Nefesh. The Jerusalem based non-profit encourages and facilitates resettlement of olim from [….]

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Jonathan Pollard – Letter to President Obama

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The Honorable Barack H. Obama President of the United States The White House Washington, D.C. 20500 May 2012 Dear Mr. President: We, the undersigned over one hundred religious and communal leaders representative of the broad spectrum of community faiths across Florida – wish to add our voices in support of clemency for Jonathan Pollard. We [….]

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The Jewish Student Center – USF


Shalom! The Jewish Student Center – USF strives to build and strengthen the Jewish community on campus by promoting Jewish pride, study and celebration for all Jews, regardless of background or affiliation. Founded on strong relationships and personal contact, The Jewish student center educates and empowers students to engage Judaism in a meaningful way and [….]

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YouTube A Conduit For Rabbis


It’s not what you’d expect from an Orthodox Jewish community. But with the Rivkins – a father and two sons, all rabbis – the unexpected is the norm. A year ago September, the leaders of Young Israel of Tampa, a Chabad Lubavitch community of about 300 members, decided if YouTube was good enough to spread [….]