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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...
  • No indication yet that rabbi's shooting was a hate crime, police say

    MIAMI On the same day hundreds gathered in front of the Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters in Brooklyn, N.Y., for Rabbi Joseph Raksin's funeral, the Miami-Dade police department vowed to find the people responsible for his death and urged witnesses to step...
  • Jesus put together the best team

    The world saw a great deal of focus on the sport of soccer last month with the World Cup being played in Brazil. Each of the participating teams entered the competition with the same record, and as we know, only one would be able at the end to call...
  • Jewish amputee sues hospital for cremating leg

    Jewish amputee sues hospital for cremating leg
    An Orthodox Jew is suing Skokie Hospital for cremating his amputated leg instead of preserving the limb to be buried next to him. Some Jewish traditions suggest the deceased should be buried whole in preparation for the afterlife. Hospital's...
  • 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...
  • Hundreds mourn Brooklyn rabbi after shooting death on North Miami-Dade street

    MIAMI Hundreds of people gathered on Sunday to mourn the loss of a grandfather, father and rabbi who was gunned down on his way to synagogue the day before. As soon as the hearse pulled up in front of Bais Menachem Chabad with the body of Joseph Raksin...
  • Two men sought in fatal shooting of Orthodox rabbi

    MIAMI 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 during a likely random robbery attempt on Northeast 175th St., according to Miami-Dade police and local Jewish...
  • 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...
  • Controversial circumcision technique likely route of herpes transmission

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Despite a move away from the practice in the mid-1800's, some strictly Orthodox Jews still use their mouths to suck the site of circumcision during a bris. According to a new assessment, this practice was the likely...
  • U.S. court revives challenge to New York City circumcision law

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday revived an effort to block a New York City regulation that requires people who perform a Jewish circumcision ritual on infants that involves oral suction to first obtain parental consent. A unanimous...
  • George N. Manis, lawyer

    George N. Manis, lawyer
    George N. Manis, founder of the Annapolis law firm of Manis, Canning & Associates, died Wednesday of heart failure at the Fairfield Nursing Center in Crownsville. He was 85. The son of Nick Manis and Harriet Manis, Greek immigrants, George Nick Manis...