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  • Teen makes aliyah despite war

    Nineteen-year-old Sarah Edelstein is determined to go ahead with her plans to make aliyah, despite the dangers of an ongoing war in Israel. "I'd have to be crazy not to concerned," the Boynton Beach teen said, "but I think the responsibility of a Jew...
  • OU, JLC examine school choice law

    As this school year begins, the Orthodox Union (OU), the nation's largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, and its Florida partner, the Jewish Leadership Coalition (JLC), are examining the effects of the school choice expansion bill (SB 850) Florida...
  • Synagogues face declining membership

    While some mainstream synagogues struggle to keep the doors open, or merge with other area synagogues due to dwindling membership and financial strains, others, specifically Chabads and Orthodox synagogues, appear to be flourishing. With the recent...
  • Orthodox rabbi shot to death in Miami-Dade

    Orthodox rabbi shot to death in Miami-Dade
    A 60-year-old Orthodox rabbi from Brooklyn, N.Y., on his way to a local synagogue was gunned down in broad daylight Saturday morning after two young men opened fire on him on Northeast 175th Street, according to Miami-Dade police and a local activist in...
  • Laughs, sparks fly in 'Mrs. Greenblatt's Place In The Universe'

    Laughs, sparks fly in 'Mrs. Greenblatt's Place In The Universe'
    Actresses Elissa Solomon and Janet Weakley are hilarious together in playwright Sharon Goldner's short play "Mrs. Greenblatt's Place In The Universe," running now through Sept. 21 at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale. The Goldner ten minute play is part...
  • 'Queen of Kosher' coming to town

    'Queen of Kosher' coming to town
    Jamie Geller, world-renowned kosher food celebrity, will appear at the Tamarac Winn-Dixie (7015 N. University Drive) from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11 to help local Jews prepare for the upcoming Jewish New Year. Winn-Dixie is expecting more...
  • Eliyahu Federman: Was rabbi's murder in Miami a hate crime?

    An Orthodox rabbi, Joseph Raksin, was murdered in cold blood, while walking to Temple Saturday morning in North Miami Beach. The police indicate that two young men confronted the rabbi and shot him following an altercation. But, at least one witness...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 28 "The Mousetrap" Final performance of Agatha Christie's murder mystery takes place at 2 p.m. at Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St. Tickets are $20, $15 for students 12 and younger, active-duty military and seniors 65 and older....
  • San Sebastian Film Review: 'Felix and Meira'

    Felix, a middle-aged atheist adrift without family ties, and Meira, a young Hasidic woman feeling lost and smothered under nearly the opposite circumstances, find tentative connection in one another in Canadian helmer Maxime Giroux's somberly seductive...
  • Betty J. Alevizatos, elementary educator

    Betty J. Alevizatos, elementary educator
    Betty J. Alevizatos, a retired elementary school educator who was active in the affairs of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, died of cancer Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 84. The daughter of Christ...
  • Why Obama must act on LGBT rights overseas

    Why Obama must act on LGBT rights overseas
    When I was a young man, still in the closet, Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, one of the most prolific authorities on Jewish law of the 20th century, described gay people as rebels against God. Grossly misinformed about the phenomenon, Rabbi Feinstein posited...