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  • Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations

    Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations
    Carol Flatto, chairwoman of the Miami Beach-based South Florida chapter of Americans for a Safe Israel, feels that the shift of power in Congress brought about by last week's election results will significantly impact the Middle East, recast alliances and...
  • Kerry, in Jordan, tries to ease tension over Jerusalem holy site

    In the highest-level bid yet to calm tension over a disputed holy site in Jerusalem, Secretary of State John F. Kerry met Thursday in Jordan with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordan’s King Abdullah II, and declared afterward that...
  • Israel's Netanyahu asks for 'clear mandate' in early election

    Israel's Netanyahu asks for 'clear mandate' in early election
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appealed on Wednesday for a "clear mandate" from voters in the early election he called, with opinion polls showing the right-wing leader on track for a fourth term. A day after Netanyahu fired centrist...
  • Israel, Palestinians agree to steps to calm Jerusalem tensions, Kerry says

    Israel, Palestinians agree to steps to calm Jerusalem tensions, Kerry says
    Israel and the Palestinians have pledged to take concrete steps to calm tensions around Jerusalem's holiest site, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday after talks in the Jordanian capital. Violence has flared in recent weeks over the...
  • Pull back, before Armageddon

    Pull back, before Armageddon
    While Shiites and Sunnis kill each other in Syria, an even more dangerous religious war could soon explode in Jerusalem, involving Jews, Muslims and Christians. I refer to the mounting Israeli-Arab tensions over control of the Temple Mount, or Haram al-...
  • Israel and Florida launch Memorandum of Understanding

    Israel and Florida launch Memorandum of Understanding
    Israel and Florida recently launched the implementation of a Memorandum of Understanding tied to partnerships for research and development projects to benefit both states. During this launch event at The Beacon Council in Miami, awardees of the first...
  • Yaakov and Yisrael: Integration of body and soul

    This week's portion tells of Yitzchak's (Isaac) special love for Esav (Esau) and Rivka's (Rebecca) special love for Yaakov (Jacob). (Genesis 25:28) One wonders how Yitzchak could have been so naive to prefer his eldest son Esav more than the younger...
  • Israel lifts age limit on Muslim men praying at Jerusalem holy site

    For the first time in weeks, Israel lifted age restrictions for Muslim men wanting to pray at a holy site in the walled Old City, and Friday prayers passed peacefully, raising hopes for a cooling of tensions in the wake of a visit to the region by...
  • U.N. human rights investigators denied entry to Israel for Gaza inquiry

    U.N. human rights investigators denied entry to Israel for Gaza inquiry
    Israel said late Wednesday that it would deny entry to representatives of the U.N. Human Rights Council who are investigating potential war crimes committed during the summer’s 50-day war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. While widely...
  • Discussing Israel's international development cooperation in Latin America

    Mazal Renford, former director of the Golda Meir Mount Carmel International Training Center in Haifa, Israel, recently visited Miami. During her visit, Renford discussed "Israel's International Development Cooperation in Latin America: Initiatives...
  • Jewish actor featured in 'Phantom' title role

    Actor Cooper Grodin is the first Jewish actor in 19 years to play the title role in the musical "Phantom Of The Opera" running through Nov. 30 at Broward Center. Grodin has been cast in the national tour's 25th anniversary of the Andrew Lloyd Webber...