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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Allentown church hosting day of prayer for Mideast's persecuted Christians

    An Allentown church will be one of many around the world where the faithful will join in prayers on Friday for Christians in the Mideast, who are facing dire persecution under the advance of Islamist radicals. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS),...
  • Glenview priest accused of theft misses court again

    Glenview priest accused of theft misses court again
    A Glenview priest who has been charged with theft failed to show up in court today for a second time. The lawyer for the Rev. James Dokos said his client was absent because he had been admitted to a hospital for an emergency. Attorney Patrick Knight...
  • 'Stravinsky in Hollywood' an illuminating look at his L.A. years

    'Stravinsky in Hollywood' an illuminating look at his L.A. years
    In his fascinating new hour-long documentary, "Stravinsky in Hollywood," made for European television and now released on DVD by C-Major, Marco Capalbo begins with the oft-quoted statistic that Igor Stravinsky lived in West Hollywood longer than he had...
  • Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014

     Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014
    Leon Marinakos combined an interest in Greek history with skills as a photographer to put together scores of lectures on subjects ranging from the 1821 War of Greek Independence to intimate looks at modern-day Greece. "People who saw his slides...
  • Priest appears at hearing on theft charge, bond set

    Priest appears at hearing on theft charge, bond set
    A Glenview Greek Orthodox priest who faces a felony theft charge made his first court appearance this afternoon after missing two previously scheduled hearings. The Rev. James Dokos, 62, stood before a court commissioner in a Milwaukee County...
  • Glenview priest charged with felony theft of more than $110,000

    Glenview priest charged with felony theft of more than $110,000
    A Greek Orthodox priest in Glenview accused of improperly spending more than $110,000 from a church trust fund on personal expenses has been charged with felony theft. The Rev. James Dokos allegedly wrote checks for tens of thousands of dollars to...