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  • OPRF senior Julia Weiss serves as catalyst for Huskies

    OPRF senior Julia Weiss serves as catalyst for Huskies
    Approximately 7,500 athletes from 77 countries competed in the Maccabiah Games in 2013. Julia Weiss' journey to the Israel Games began in California, where she tried out for the USA Junior National soccer team with 100 other girls. Only 18 players...
  • German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87

    German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87
    Guenter Grass, the Nobel-winning German writer who gave voice to the generation that came of age during the horrors of the Nazi era but later ran into controversy over his own World War II past and stance toward Israel, has died. He was 87. Matthias...
  • Kim Kardashian and Kanye have baby baptized in Jerusalem

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye have baby baptized in Jerusalem
    Kim Kardashian and husband Kanye West visited a centuries-old Armenian church in Jerusalem on Monday for the baptism of their daughter, North West. The Kardashians fended off swooning fans as they entered the Saint James Cathedral in Jerusalem's Old...
  • New report paints grim picture of Israel's Holocaust survivors

    New report paints grim picture of Israel's Holocaust survivors
    As speeches were being polished in preparation for Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremonies in Israel this week, figures published Monday about the nation’s survivors spoke volumes. An estimated 189,000 Holocaust survivors live in Israel today. The...
  • Guenter Grass, German writer who took on Nazism, dies at 87

    BERLIN Guenter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning author who explored Nazi brutality and the trauma that Germany suffered after World War II in novels such as "The Tin Drum" and "Cat and Mouse," has died. He was 87. He died Monday morning in a clinic in...
  • Independence Day festival brings community together

    Independence Day festival brings community together
    Among the Florida-Israel Friendship League's main accomplishments since its founding nine years ago has been its annual Israel Independence Day Festival in collaboration with the Consul General of Israel to Florida and Puerto Rico. The FIFL will...
  • Community remembers

    Community remembers
    Miami-Dade County's Jewish community made sure to "never forget" the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. The Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, a committee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, observed Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) on...
  • Israeli soldier indicted for passing secrets to settlers

    An Israeli soldier has been indicted on spying charges for relaying classified military information to extremist West Bank settlers suspected of involvement in attacks on Palestinians. The Shin Bet, Israel's internal intelligence agency, said Monday that...
  • Aid groups urge world to push for end to Gaza blockade

    A coalition of international aid groups urged the world Monday to deliver on aid promises for Gaza reconstruction and pressure Israel to lift its blockade of the territory, where rebuilding efforts have stalled since last summer's Israel-Hamas war. Donor...
  • Jewish settlements accused of using Palestinian child labor

    A leading international human rights group on Monday accused Jewish settlements in the West Bank of using Palestinian child labor in farming, calling it a violation of international law. Human Rights Watch said the settlement farms, most of them in the...
  • Senators focusing on bill to limit nuclear deal with Iran

    A bill calling for Congress to have a say on an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran has turned into a tug of war on Capitol Hill, with Republicans trying to raise the bar so high that a final deal might be impossible and Democrats aiming to give the...