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  • OPRF senior Julia Weiss serves as catalyst for Huskies

    OPRF senior Julia Weiss serves as catalyst for Huskies
    Approximately 7,500 athletes from 77 countries competed in the Maccabiah Games in 2013. Julia Weiss' journey to the Israel Games began in California, where she tried out for the USA Junior National soccer team with 100 other girls. Only 18 players...
  • German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87

    German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87
    Guenter Grass, the Nobel-winning German writer who gave voice to the generation that came of age during the horrors of the Nazi era but later ran into controversy over his own World War II past and stance toward Israel, has died. He was 87. Matthias...
  • Kim Kardashian and Kanye have baby baptized in Jerusalem

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye have baby baptized in Jerusalem
    Kim Kardashian and husband Kanye West visited a centuries-old Armenian church in Jerusalem on Monday for the baptism of their daughter, North West. The Kardashians fended off swooning fans as they entered the Saint James Cathedral in Jerusalem's Old...
  • Coral Springs Palestinian-Americans reflect

    Coral Springs Palestinian-Americans reflect
    As a child, Anas Amireh, 43, was forced to leave the only home he ever knew. He grew up in the United States, but for almost 10 years, he lived in the Palestinian city of Ramallah in the West Bank. "It took me awhile to actually fall in love with it,"...
  • 'My heart is broken,' aunt says after FSU student, 20, dies in Israel

    'My heart is broken,' aunt says after FSU student, 20, dies in Israel
    A soft-spoken woman from Pompano Beach, Briana McHam was eager to graduate from Florida State University in December and become one step closer to achieving her longtime dream of being an FBI agent. "She would have been a terrific agent," her aunt,...
  • Israel enacts, then suspends, plan for West Bank bus segregation

    Israel enacts, then suspends, plan for West Bank bus segregation
    Hours after announcing the launch of separate buses for Palestinians and Jews in the West Bank, Israel's government was forced to back down Wednesday in response to a wave of domestic outrage that included comparisons to apartheid-era South Africa....
  • New report paints grim picture of Israel's Holocaust survivors

    New report paints grim picture of Israel's Holocaust survivors
    As speeches were being polished in preparation for Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremonies in Israel this week, figures published Monday about the nation’s survivors spoke volumes. An estimated 189,000 Holocaust survivors live in Israel today. The...
  • Independence Day festival brings community together

    Independence Day festival brings community together
    Among the Florida-Israel Friendship League's main accomplishments since its founding nine years ago has been its annual Israel Independence Day Festival in collaboration with the Consul General of Israel to Florida and Puerto Rico. The FIFL will...
  • Palestinian goal: Kick Israel out of world soccer

    The Palestinian Authority has a new goal in its efforts to isolate Israel internationally: a ban from world soccer. The head of FIFA, the Swiss-based international soccer federation, arrived in Israel on Tuesday for meetings aimed at resolving the...
  • We have to address campus issues now

    We have to address campus issues now
    As someone who has been critical about the sometimes overheated reaction to what is taking place regarding Jews on campus, I also believe it is vital to monitor the situation closely and to be able to reevaluate as things may change. I still believe...
  • The great importance of counting

    The great importance of counting
    This week's portion contains a counting of the Jewish people. Nachmanides offers several ideas to explain the reason for such a census. Each reason has a deep message. First, the census expresses God's mercy. When Yaakov (Jacob) came to Egypt he brought...