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  • 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...
  • Anastasios 'Tom' Kokkinakos, restaurant owner [Obituary]

    Anastasios 'Tom' Kokkinakos, restaurant owner [Obituary]
    Anastasios "Tom" Kokkinakos, a Greek immigrant who later became part owner of a Govans pizza establishment and a restaurant consultant, died Thursday at his Timonium home of heart failure. He was 74. Anastasios Kokkinakos, who was born and raised in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Shaq -- or 'shaqasso' -- presents art exhibit at Expo Chicago

    Shaq -- or 'shaqasso' -- presents art exhibit at Expo Chicago
    You can call this version of Shaquille O’Neal “Shaqasso.” The retired four-time NBA Champion – who gave himself the nickname, as he is known to do – appeared Thursday at Expo Chicago at Navy Pier to discuss the exhibit he...
  • Boca rabbi affected by Israel visit

    Boca rabbi affected by Israel visit
    Rabbi Efrem Goldberg, senior rabbi at Boca Raton Synagogue, a Modern Orthodox shul, spent two days in Israel recently as part of a brief solidarity visit organized by the Orthodox Union, the association of Orthodox synagogues. Goldberg wrote on the...
  • 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...
  • L'chaim Jewish Hospice promotes rabbi

    Rabbi Ira Eisenman has been appointed "lead rabbi" at the L'chaim Jewish Hospice Program of Catholic Hospice. The program, which began in February 2003, provides compassionate end-of-life care to Jewish patients in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties. It...
  • Police investigating shooting tragedy

    The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating the murder of Orthodox Rabbi Joseph Raksin from Brooklyn who was gunned down while walking to Bais Menachem Chabad in North Miami Beach on Saturday morning, Aug. 9. "I can assure you that the Miami Dade...
  • 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...