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  • Relief efforts set up to assist in Nepal

    Relief efforts set up to assist in Nepal
    After a devastating earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale hit the poor, mountainous South Asian country of Nepal on Saturday, April 25 — killing more than 5,000 people — Jewish humanitarian and governmental organizations are doing more...
  • Film explores roots of Israeli/Palestinian conflict

    Film explores roots of Israeli/Palestinian conflict
    Much is known of the current Israeli/Palestinian conflict and the turmoil it has triggered in the Mideast; but less is known about the history behind it. Those interested in discovering the tangled and, often, Machiavellian background of what has led up...
  • 10,000 expected at Celebrate Israel Festival

    10,000 expected at Celebrate Israel Festival
    10,000 people are expected to attend the first Celebrate Israel Festival on May 3 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at CB Smith Park in Pembroke Pines, according to Denise Tamir, Florida regional director of the Israeli-American Council. Although the estimated...
  • The new face of anti-Semitism to be discussed

    The new face of anti-Semitism to be discussed
    The rising tide of anti-Semitism in France has driven thousands of Jews, including the Sephardi community, to leave the country for Israel and elsewhere. An interfaith dialogue regarding this plight takes place during the brunch program, "Jews of Arab...
  • NA'AMAT luncheon features former IDF soldier

    NA'AMAT luncheon features former IDF soldier
    A former Israel Defense Forces soldier discussed how his life with the IDF gave him knowledge of how Israel must cope with her Arab neighbors. Doran Rathman, a financial advisor in Aventura and member of the Florida-Israel Chamber Of Commerce, spoke...
  • NA'AMAT USA gala features ADL director

    NA'AMAT USA gala features ADL director
    NA'AMAT USA's Palm Beach Council hosted its gala luncheon on May 7 at Benvenuto's restaurant in Boynton Beach. Hava Holzhauer, director of the Florida Region Anti Defamation League was guest speaker. The gala luncheon, together with a previous event...
  • Vatican recognizes 'State of Palestine'

    Vatican recognizes 'State of Palestine'
    The Vatican recognized Palestinian statehood in a treaty Wednesday, generating praise from Palestinians and criticism from Israelis, who said the move does not advance peace efforts. An announcement from the Holy See on long-discussed bilateral issues...
  • Yale Divinity Student Arrested For Protesting At Israeli Defense Forces Lunch In Westport

    Yale Divinity Student Arrested For Protesting At Israeli Defense Forces Lunch In Westport
    Two New Haven men, including a student at Yale Divinity School, were arrested Tuesday as they protested at a Westport synagogue that was hosting members of the Israeli Defense Force. Police charged Gregory Williams and Daniel Fischer with first-degree...
  • Go ahead, tick off the Saudis (and the Israelis, too)

    Go ahead, tick off the Saudis (and the Israelis, too)
    In his second term, President Obama has demonstrated a real knack for ticking off putative American friends. First, he annoyed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who registered his complaint by promptly taking it to Capitol Hill. Now (apparently)...
  • Pictures in the News | May 4, 2015

     
    In Monday's Pictures in the News, Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after winning the World Welterweight Championship at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday. Milan, Italy: Star Wars fans on Sunday attend an event marking Star Wars Day. Kabul: An Afghan...
  • 'Bad Jews' make for savagely good comedy

    'Bad Jews' make for savagely good comedy
    With all the focus on the development of earnest, worthy, politically predictable new plays around Chicago, Theater Wit has been able to carve out a very simple but savvy niche. It favors fresh but fully formed comedies that were big hits in New York,...