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  • We have to address campus issues now

    We have to address campus issues now
    As someone who has been critical about the sometimes overheated reaction to what is taking place regarding Jews on campus, I also believe it is vital to monitor the situation closely and to be able to reevaluate as things may change. I still believe...
  • The great importance of counting

    The great importance of counting
    This week's portion contains a counting of the Jewish people. Nachmanides offers several ideas to explain the reason for such a census. Each reason has a deep message. First, the census expresses God's mercy. When Yaakov (Jacob) came to Egypt he brought...
  • CBI 30th anniversary celebrated

    CBI 30th anniversary celebrated
    On Thursday, April 30, about 175 people gathered at Congregation B'nai Israel in Boca Raton for a cocktail party to celebrate the synagogue's 30th anniversary. At the cocktail party, the synagogue also celebrated a number of other milestones, including:...
  • Century Village celebrates Yom Yerushalayim

    Century Village celebrates Yom Yerushalayim
    Over 400 residents and guests of Century Village in Deerfield Beach celebrated Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) on May 17 through a joint partnership of three congregations in Deerfield Beach. Rabbis Yisrael Edelman of Young Israel of Deerfield Beach,...
  • American tourist dies while hiking amid heatwave in Israel

    Israeli police say an American tourist has died while hiking during a heatwave in Israel on a trial leading to the ancient Jewish desert fortress of Masada. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says the 20-year-old woman from Florida fell about 5 meters...
  • Palestinian patients find help in Israeli hospital

    The bedroom of Palestinian siblings Ahmed and Hadeel Hamdan looks like a hospital ward, filled with beeping machines, monitors, solution bags and sterilizing fluids. This is where the Gaza teenagers spend 12 hours a day connected to dialysis machines....
  • Papal recognition: Francis boosts the cause of Palestinian statehood

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, May 18: The Vatican announced last Wednesday that it will soon sign a treaty that will recognize Palestinian statehood. Pope Francis' decision to approve the treaty with the...
  • Correction: Vatican-Palestinians story

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a story May 16 about Pope Francis meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, The Associated Press erroneously omitted two words when quoting the pope. Francis told Abbas "you are a bit an angel of peace," not "you are...
  • Consul General hosts Israel Independence celebration

    Consul General hosts Israel Independence celebration
    The Consul General of Israel to Florida and Puerto Rico celebrated the Jewish state's 67th birthday with more than 400 local, state and federal community leaders. This Israeli Independence Day reception hosted by the consul general took place at...
  • IsraelFest sparks local Jewish pride

    IsraelFest sparks local Jewish pride
    Several thousand people of all ages turned out at Mizner Park Amphitheater in east Boca Raton on Sunday, May 17 for IsraelFest — the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County's free, community-wide celebration of Israel. Matt Levin,...
  • March of Living makes impact on teens

    March of Living makes impact on teens
    Daniella Cohen — a senior at Weinbaum Yeshiva High School in Boca Raton — was affected deeply by what she saw on the recent March of the Living — Southern Region Holocaust educational trip to Poland and Israel that she went on. Cohen...