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  • Peninsula's Jewish community gathers for menorah lighting in Newport News

    Peninsula's Jewish community gathers for menorah lighting in Newport News
    Though the Bitton family is spending their Hanukkah about 6,000 miles away from home , they are keeping their holiday traditions alive and sharing them with new friends. Arriving in the U.S. in July, Israel Defense Forces Col. Guy Bitton is currently...
  • Kerry urges 'other options' as Palestinians seek U.N. resolution

    Kerry urges 'other options' as Palestinians seek U.N. resolution
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry urged patience Tuesday as he met in London with Palestinian officials seeking a U.N. resolution that would lay the groundwork for a Palestinian state. Speaking to reporters before the meeting, Kerry declined to take a...
  • Federation's top donors recognized

    Federation's top donors recognized
    Nearly 150 top donors of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County enjoyed a night of celebration, inspiration and illumination at this year's new Leadership Gifts Event at the St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton on Dec. 4. Moving the new...
  • Lebovich hired as JNF South Palm director

    Lebovich hired as JNF South Palm director
    Jewish National Fund (JNF) — South Florida, based in Boca Raton, has hired Lee Lebovich as its South Palm Beach director, responsible for fundraising efforts in the Boca Raton/Delray Beach area. JNF is a Zionistic nonprofit organization...
  • Pro-Israel documentary making local premiere

    Pro-Israel documentary making local premiere
    The documentary "Body and Soul — The State of the Jewish Nation" is making its local premiere at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. The Zionist Organization of America collaborates with the Jewish Museum, 301 Washington Ave. in Miami Beach, on Dec....
  • Jewish community widens tent as racial diversity increases

    Jewish community widens tent as racial diversity increases
    Meira and Tyler Burnett look forward to their family's annual Hanukkah party, when they will light the menorah and enjoy traditional potato pancakes, called latkes. The siblings, ages 11 and 14, respectively, also will sing in the children's choir at B'...
  • FAU offers Jewish programming

    The Lifelong Learning Society (LLS) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton — considered the largest Lifelong Learning program in the country — will kick off its Winter 2015 programming schedule on Jan. 5, 2015 at the university's...
  • Israelis armed and ready for prayer

    JERUSALEM At the conclusion of synagogue services on a recent Friday night, there was a special announcement: "In light of the security situation, everyone who has a valid gun license and a weapon should please come to services armed. Unfortunately, not...
  • Why are we called Yehudim?

    It is commonly known that the reason that we call ourselves by the name Yehudim (Jews) is because most of us come literally from the Kingdom of Judah, or more specifically the tribe of Judah. Yet, there is a deeper reason why we have continued to use this...
  • Trudy Rubin: Israel faces a big election

    While Arab countries are struggling to redefine themselves amid violence, Israel is poised to wrestle with its own identity crisis at the polls. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to call an early election in March has precipitated a most...
  • U.S. seeks to defuse tensions over Israeli-Palestinian resolutions: Kerry

    U.S. seeks to defuse tensions over Israeli-Palestinian resolutions: Kerry
    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday the United States was seeking to defuse tensions over proposed U.N. resolutions to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during talks in Europe next week. Kerry will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...