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  • Englander is Hillel's new head of school

    When Rabbi Adam Englander, the new head of school of Hillel Day School of Boca Raton, was in just his second year of teaching, he already knew he wanted to be a school administrator. Englander said; "I knew I could make a great impact from that side of a...
  • Preparing for the Jewish New Year

    Instead of enjoying a last afternoon off before school starts, children of Temple Beth Tikvah gathered at the Greenacres synagogue on Sunday to polish the silver religious items to be used during the upcoming High Holidays. The upcoming Jewish Holiday of...
  • Shavit stresses campus concerns regarding Israel

    Shavit stresses campus concerns regarding Israel
    When Ari Shavit — noted Israeli journalist, broadcaster and best-selling author — spoke at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton on Saturday evening, Sept. 20, he told the crowd of about 500 people that the best thing South Floridians could do for...
  • Jewish leaders react to coalition bombing

    Jewish leaders react to coalition bombing
    As the U.S.-led coalition continues to bomb ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq, some local Jewish community leaders question whether the military action is "too little, too late," and speculate how the coalition airstrikes will affect Israel. Carol Flatto,...
  • Steven Salaita: U. of I. destroyed my career

    Steven Salaita: U. of I. destroyed my career
    Being recruited for a tenured faculty position at a major university is no small feat, nor should it be; tenure represents the pinnacle of an academic career. In my case, it involved numerous interviews with faculty in the American Indian studies...
  • U.S. airstrikes expand to Syrian city of Aleppo

    Even as it launched sweeping new airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, the U.S. military said Tuesday that it had expanded the campaign to the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, targeting an offshoot of Al Qaeda said to be plotting "imminent"...
  • ISIS, Ukraine and 1,000 acres

    ISIS, Ukraine and 1,000 acres
    Let us note; 1000 acres is 1.6 square miles. Say what you wish about ISIS, it is brutally honest. It says what it intends to do and does it albeit savagely taking hundreds of human heads off while doing so. The world witnessed another beheading this...
  • Do Hamas and Israel want peace?

    Do Hamas and Israel want peace?
    Now that the active shooting between Israel and Hamas has subsided, it is time to look at a larger question. Both sides believe that the other does not want peace. Israel describes Hamas as a terrorist organization bent upon its destruction and Hamas...
  • How to talk to children about the Gaza war

    How to talk to children about the Gaza war
    NEW YORK (JTA) — With the new school year nearly upon us, Jewish educational leaders are scrambling to prepare their teachers to discuss this summer's Gaza War. The most pressing challenge is to design age-appropriate conversations: At which grade...
  • Who will stand up for the Christians?

    Who will stand up for the Christians?
    Why is the world silent while Christians are being slaughtered in the Middle East and Africa? In Europe and in the United States, we have witnessed demonstrations over the tragic deaths of Palestinians who have been used as human shields by Hamas, the...
  • The importance of the Land of Israel

    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 our...