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  • Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire and new talks

    JERUSALEM Israel and the militant Islamist group Hamas halted mutual attacks Tuesday evening after agreeing to an indefinite cease-fire to end seven weeks of fighting. The two sides accepted a proposal by Egyptian mediators for an immediate halt of...
  • Why Jews don't vote for GOP presidential candidates [Letter]

    Why Jews don't vote for GOP presidential candidates [Letter]
    Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr's. commentary suggesting that Jews should reconsider their long-standing support of Democratic presidential candidates requires a response ("The GOP supports Israel more than Dems," Aug. 24). Mr. Ehrlich rightly points out...
  • Israeli air strikes kill two Palestinians, 20 wounded

    Israeli air strikes kill two Palestinians, 20 wounded
    Israeli air strikes launched before dawn on Tuesday killed two Palestinians and destroyed much of one of Gaza's tallest apartment and office buildings, setting off huge explosions and wounding 20 people, Palestinian health officials said. Israel had...
  • 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...
  • Pilgrimages to Israel inspire local Jews

    Anne Goldberg, 62, of Tamarac, had never been to Israel before the pilgrimage she took with the Davie-based Temple Adath Or (TAO) in June. It also was TAO's first pilgrimage to Israel as a temple. TAO brought a party of 52 people — 49 adults...
  • How the war should end

    Forty-four years ago, an official of the Israel Government Press Office took me on a tour of the West Bank, which was named by the Jordanians in contrast to Jordan, the East Bank, a few years before the Jordanians were kicked out of the West Bank, and...
  • 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...
  • Ackerman named second JEC campus rabbi

    Rabbi Yoel Ackerman is bringing his skills working with students to the growing Jewish community of eastern Boca Raton as the second campus rabbi of the Boca Raton-based Jewish Education Center of South Florida. Ackerman, originally from North Miami...
  • 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...
  • U.S. works with Jordan, Europeans at U.N. on Gaza ceasefire draft

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States has prepared its own draft outline for a U.N. resolution demanding a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and is now working with European powers and Jordan on a joint text, diplomats...
  • Paul Greenberg: The anatomy of terror

    The on-again, off-again war in Gaza and Israel is on again, with a massive barrage of rockets fired at whatever targets Hamas can hope to reach in the Jewish state -- Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, anything and everything in between. The Israelis then strike back...