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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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),...
  • Teen packages personal items to give to homeless vets

    It became a family affair when 17-year-old Zachary Codrea of suburban Akron, Ohio, heard about the Stand Down program for homeless veterans and wanted to become involved. His family attends a Romanian Orthodox church that sponsors a pancake breakfast...
  • READER SUBMITTED: ODYSSEY '14: A Greek Festival Scheduled For Labor Day Weekend

    Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church will present its 34th annual ODYSSEY: A Greek Festival Friday, Aug.29-Monday, Sept. 1. This 4-day party features all things Greek, including mouthwatering cuisine, live music, dancing, and a bustling Hellenic agora...
  • Metro Detroit in a kosher restaurant boom as diners seek healthy options

    The theme of 28-year-old Daniel Kohn's newly opened suburban Detroit restaurant can be summed up with one menu item that blends contemporary Americana with Old World traditions the brisket burger. Kravings, the brainchild of the Ritz-Carlton alumnus...
  • 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...
  • Russia will hand over humanitarian convoy to Red Cross in Ukraine

    Russia will hand over humanitarian convoy to Red Cross in Ukraine
    The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that a humanitarian convoy which is heading to eastern Ukraine from Russia would cross the border only under the aegis of the Red Cross. "After the Russia-Ukraine border is crossed, the column will go under...
  • Russian aid convoy rolling toward Ukraine without Red Cross escort

    Russia's emergency services ministry dispatched a 280-truck convoy said to be carrying humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine on Tuesday while officials in Kiev warned that Russian military vehicles and personnel won't be allowed through the border. The...