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  • Jewish actor featured in 'Phantom' title role

    Actor Cooper Grodin is the first Jewish actor in 19 years to play the title role in the musical "Phantom Of The Opera" running through Nov. 30 at Broward Center. Grodin has been cast in the national tour's 25th anniversary of the Andrew Lloyd Webber...
  • Jerusalem synagogue attack: 'The shock was not to be believed'

    Jerusalem synagogue attack: 'The shock was not to be believed'
    A scant hour after the day’s chilly dawn, the worshipers were in the midst of the “shemoneh esrei” -- the prayer that lies at the very heart of the Jewish liturgy. Then came blood and chaos. “I suddenly heard shots,” said...
  • Israel and Florida launch Memorandum of Understanding

    Israel and Florida launch Memorandum of Understanding
    Israel and Florida recently launched the implementation of a Memorandum of Understanding tied to partnerships for research and development projects to benefit both states. During this launch event at The Beacon Council in Miami, awardees of the first...
  • Stop insulting America's only ally in Mideast

    Stop insulting America's only ally in Mideast
    How horrible of President Obama and Secretary Kerry to further damage the relationship between the U.S. and Israel. The status quo between Israel and the Palestinians is unsustainable, as Kerry said, and the status quo between this administration and...
  • The tense fight over Jerusalem risks an explosion

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, Nov. 4: Jerusalem may be the most sensitive spot in a generally raw Middle East. The Israelis and Palestinians are sparring dangerously over part of the ancient city, what the...
  • Israel lifts age limit on Muslim men praying at Jerusalem holy site

    For the first time in weeks, Israel lifted age restrictions for Muslim men wanting to pray at a holy site in the walled Old City, and Friday prayers passed peacefully, raising hopes for a cooling of tensions in the wake of a visit to the region by...
  • U.N. human rights investigators denied entry to Israel for Gaza inquiry

    U.N. human rights investigators denied entry to Israel for Gaza inquiry
    Israel said late Wednesday that it would deny entry to representatives of the U.N. Human Rights Council who are investigating potential war crimes committed during the summer’s 50-day war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. While widely...
  • Amnesty International condemns Israel for Gaza civilian deaths

    Israeli forces “brazenly flouted the laws of war” and showed “callous indifference to the carnage” caused by attacks on civilian targets during the recent conflict in the Gaza Strip, according to a report released by Amnesty...
  • Israel, Palestinians agree to steps to calm Jerusalem tensions, Kerry says

    Israel, Palestinians agree to steps to calm Jerusalem tensions, Kerry says
    Israel and the Palestinians have pledged to take concrete steps to calm tensions around Jerusalem's holiest site, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday after talks in the Jordanian capital. Violence has flared in recent weeks over the...
  • Blowback: Academic boycott of Israel gives voice to peaceful protest

    Blowback: Academic boycott of Israel gives voice to peaceful protest
    This past weekend, American Studies Assn. members held our annual conference in Los Angeles, with the theme "The Fun and the Fury." Those familiar with the ASA mainly because of news about our year-old academic boycott of Israel might be surprised by...
  • Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations

    Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations
    Carol Flatto, chairwoman of the Miami Beach-based South Florida chapter of Americans for a Safe Israel, feels that the shift of power in Congress brought about by last week's election results will significantly impact the Middle East, recast alliances and...