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  • Israel grapples with whether to recognize Armenian genocide

    The Nazi genocide of European Jews is widely commemorated in Israel and etched deeply into the psyche of a country founded in the Holocaust's aftermath. But when it comes to the 1915 Armenian genocide, Israel has largely stayed silent. Fearing...
  • Israelis honor war dead with somber Memorial Day

    Israel came to a standstill Wednesday as sirens wailed across the country on Memorial Day, one of the most somber dates on the Israeli calendar, honoring fallen soldiers, those killed in fighting with Palestinians and victims of militant attacks....
  • IsraelDays marks important dates

    IsraelDays marks important dates
    IsraelDays, sponsored by Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, comprises 10 days of ceremonies, events and celebration that began with a Yom HaShoah commemoration on April 16, followed by a Yom Hazikaron, Israeli Memorial Day, ceremony on April 19,...
  • Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift

    It began as a routine remodeling project: Muslim authorities replacing an old carpet worn thin by masses of worshippers at the Dome of the Rock, the iconic, gold-topped shrine that overlooks the Old City of Jerusalem. But there is no such thing as...
  • South Florida to celebrate Israel's 67th birthday

    South Florida to celebrate Israel's 67th birthday
    Israel's 67th birthday will be celebrated South Florida style at four locations in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties over the next month, with events ranging from wine tasting to a visit to a mock Western Wall. The events celebrate Yom Ha'...
  • Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel

    Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel
    Putting Israel's interests before America's is something you might expect from Republican politicians these days, especially in recent years as Democratic President Obama has clashed with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But you may not...
  • JCCs celebrating Israel Independence Day

    JCCs celebrating Israel Independence Day
    Jewish community centers in Miami-Dade County will celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) with family events this week. On April 22, the Michael-Ann Russell JCC, 18900 NE 25th Ave. in North Miami Beach, will host a free family community...
  • Cantors, choirs team for Israel 67 celebration

    Cantors, choirs team for Israel 67 celebration
    Four Broward cantors team with their choirs to offer a festival of songs in concert to celebrate Israel's 67th birthday April 23 at 7 p.m. at the David Posnack Jewish Community Center in Davie. Cantors Mark Goldman of Temple Kol Ami Emanu-El in...
  • 100 years later, world debates: Were Armenian deaths genocide?

    YEREVAN, Armenia In the swank shops and tidy cafes that line the new pedestrian zone in Armenia's capital, there's barely a hint that nearly everyone here is the descendent of a generation that escaped with their lives in a harrowing flight from Ottoman...
  • Israel says Palestinian confesses to car attack on Jews

    Israel's Shin Bet security service says a 37-year-old Palestinian man has confessed to intentionally ramming his car into a group of Israeli Jews in a deadly car attack last week. The Shin Bet said Tuesday that the man, Khaled Kutina, admitted he was...
  • 'Rabbi Joe' takes over at Beth Ami

    'Rabbi Joe' takes over at Beth Ami
    Just call him "Rabbi Joe." Formally, his full name is Rabbi Joseph Fishof, but the new rabbi of Beth Ami Congregation — a small Conservative synagogue in east Boca Raton — is OK with just being called plain "Rabbi Joe." At the beginning of...