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  • Birthright trips to Israel carry on

    Despite the war between Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian terrorist organization, Taglit-Birthright Israel (Birthright) did not cancel any of its trips this summer. Birthright provides heritage, religious and cultural trips to Israel free to young adults...
  • Local charity raising funds for Israel

    Hands on Tzedakah (HOT), a Boca Raton-based charity founded in 2003 by Ron Gallatin — a retired managing director of the Lehman Brothers financial services firm — has raised $362,663 from 146 donors (as of Aug. 4) for aid to Israel since the...
  • Rabbi, pastor organize Boca pro-Israel rally

    Despite 96-degree heat, a crowd of about 300 Jews and Christians turned out for a pro-Israel rally on Thursday afternoon Aug. 7 in Boca Raton at the corner of Glades Road and St. Andrews Boulevard, outside of Town Center. The rally was organized by Rabbi...
  • From Prime Minister Netanyahu

    Dear Friends, The Jewish people always come together to face shared challenges. Today is no different. Over the past two months, beginning with the kidnapping and murder of our three teenagers, and continuing into Operation Protective Edge, the...
  • Israel belongs to all of us

    I'm getting married in eight months and my groom to be isn't Jewish. Of course we've discussed religion enough in our five years of dating that we know how we want to handle certain things — there will be a chuppah at the wedding and a moyel for...
  • The importance of the Land of Israel

    Over and over our portion emphasizes the importance of inheriting the land of Israel. (Deuteronomy 8:1, 9:1) Why is Israel so crucial to our covenant with God? In the end, the goal of the Jewish people is to do our share to redeem the world. This is...
  • Civilian deaths — tragedy for Israel — victory for Hamas

    Israel was established 66 years ago as the reborn democratic nation-state of the Jewish People in its ancestral homeland. Our modern state was built upon the ancient Jewish values of social justice, civil rights, the rule of law, and respect for human...
  • Weissman busy as SWU campus coordinator

    Lauren Weissman, 26, has been busy since starting as campus coordinator for Boca Raton-based StandWithUs-Southeast on June 2. StandWithUs is a 13-year-old, nonprofit Israel education group based in Los Angeles with offices in the United States, Canada,...
  • Is US academic freedom a casualty of the Israeli-Palestinian debate?

    Is US academic freedom a casualty of the Israeli-Palestinian debate?
    Steven Salaita is a respected scholar in American Indian studies and Israeli-Arab relations, which got him hired recently to a tenured position at the University of Illinois. On Twitter, he's been voicing his objections to Israel's conduct in Gaza in...
  • About 80 Gaza clan members squeeze into one household

    About 80 Gaza clan members squeeze into one household
    On thin mattresses spread in an open-air courtyard, children slept bunched together as puppies or kittens might. Women bent over a sack of flour, preparing to bake bread on a crude wood stove fashioned from a metal barrel. It was the start of another...
  • It will take a historic breakthrough for Hamas to agree to give up its arms [Letter]

    It will take a historic breakthrough for Hamas to agree to give up its arms [Letter]
    I am a Jewish American and a lifelong and committed Zionist who wholeheartedly agrees with Caroline Poplin's recent commentary ("A costly victory for Israel," Aug. 7). However, it requires some minor corrections. First, most Middle Eastern observers...