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  • Author packs synagogue for book discussion

    Author packs synagogue for book discussion
    Close to 300 people packed Temple Torat Emet in Boynton Beach on March 16 to hear author and journalist Mike Kelly discuss his latest book, "The Bus On Jaffa Road: A Story of Middle East Terrorism and the Search for Justice." The event was sponsored...
  • 'An Apartment in Berlin' examines trend of Jews' moving to German city

    'An Apartment in Berlin' examines trend of Jews' moving to German city
    A young Jewish man slipped on a Nazi uniform — swastika, brimmed hat, jackboots — and walked the streets of Berlin, drawing rebuke and curiosity in a city where the discomfiting echo of the past mingles with the vibrancy and bohemian flair...
  • Israel's president begins meetings that will lead to new government

    Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began consultations Sunday with representatives of the country's political parties as a prelude to naming the head of a new government, presumably incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu. Although it is widely assumed that Netanyahu...
  • Netanyahu's election rhetoric in Israel may help rein in settler movement

    Set in rocky hills just half an hour's drive east of the skyscrapers of Tel Aviv, this Jewish settlement has the air of a placid suburb. Mothers with baby carriages chat outside the dry cleaner. A delivery truck pulls up to the supermarket's loading dock....
  • Obama says Netanyahu's comment complicates goal of Israel-Palestinian peace

    Obama says Netanyahu's comment complicates goal of Israel-Palestinian peace
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s comments before his reelection last week were divisive and make it harder to find a path forward toward peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders, President Obama said in an interview published...
  • Seven months after Gaza war, devastation remains, wounds are still fresh

    Seven  months after Gaza war, devastation remains, wounds are still fresh
    Almost seven months after the cease-fire that ended a devastating war in the Gaza Strip between Israel and the militant group Hamas, the fighting's ruinous effects are visible everywhere in this ragged coastal enclave. Reconstruction efforts have barely...
  • Bodies of siblings killed in New York fire arrive in Israel

    Bodies of siblings killed in New York fire arrive in Israel
    The bodies of seven ultra-Orthodox Jewish siblings who died in the most fatal New York house fire in years arrived Monday in Israel for burial. The bodies of the children from the Sassoon family, ages 5 to 16, were flown into Israel's international...
  • Two Cuban women refuse to emigrate out of loyalty, but not to country

    Two Cuban women refuse to emigrate out of loyalty, but not to country
    She could have left Cuba many times. As a Cuban Jew, Frida Zaitman could have gone to Israel or the United States, maybe even Europe. But Havana was the home she knew, the refuge her parents had settled upon after fleeing a war-torn Poland and Hitler'...
  • Bibi's bait-and-switch on Palestine

    Bibi's bait-and-switch on Palestine
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's election victory — won on the strength of his temporary promise never to approve a two-state solution for Palestine and Israel — was akin to pulling a rabbit out of a hat. He hoodwinked the Israeli...
  • Temple Beth Israel hosts Community Seder

    When Jews gather to celebrate the Passover Seder on April 3, they will celebrate one of the oldest traditions in the western world. Family and friends will gather to tell stories, sing songs, eat ritual foods and read from the Haggadah, a book that has...
  • There can be no democratic Jewish state unless there is a Palestinian state

    There can be no democratic Jewish state unless there is a Palestinian state
    Eleven years ago, I carried my infant daughter into a synagogue basement and plunged her tiny body, head to toe, underwater. She emerged sputtering and coughing, then wailing, and the procedure, immersion in a Jewish ritual bath called mikvah, felt...