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  • Winn-Dixie, Chabad host pre-holiday event

    The Chabad of Tamarac teamed up with the Tamarac Winn-Dixie store on Sunday, Sept. 14 to host a "Challahpalooza Family Fest" at the store in preparation for Rosh Hashanah. About two-hundred people came out to sample foods from the store's kosher deli, as...
  • Rosh Hashanah lessons learned at Mass

    Growing up in a very Reform Jewish household, I was never completely comfortable at the prospect of being called to the pulpit for an honor at synagogue. Until I attended Mass. Most every Sunday, for more than a year. The reason wasn't religious, but...
  • Discussing anti-Semitism in Europe

    The director of the American Jewish Committee's Transatlantic Institute in Brussels, Belgium recently visited South Florida to discuss a growing menace — anti-Semitism in Europe. Daniel Schwammenthal, who is an authority on European affairs,...
  • Special deliveries

    A special High Holiday food basket delivery to a local senior's apartment in Miami Beach included an inspiring conversation. This visit took place during Jewish Community Services of South Florida's annual Milk & Honey where 500 volunteers, including...
  • Mega challah bake draws mega crowd

    The women came from all over South Florida, ready to create their own special loaf of challah bread for the Jewish High Holidays that begin at sunset on Sept 24. But even after reaching a participant maximum of 370 confirmed reservations, the women...
  • Kids ride High Holidays 'express'

    The High Holidays got off to a lively start at Palm Beach Synagogue on Sunday when the Orthodox shul hosted "The High Holiday Express" for children ranging in age from toddlers to teens. The morning event had the synagogue social hall decked out with all...
  • British Muslim speaks at synagogue

    The audience at Temple Emanu-El in Palm Beach recently sat mesmerized as Kasim Hafeez, a British Muslim of Pakistani decent, described his personal transformation from hating Israel to advocating for it. Hafeez had previously told his story at Florida...
  • Some lessons from the New Year texts

    For the past several years, and again this year, I have been honored to be chosen to read the Torah in my synagogue on the first day of Rosh Hashanah — and each year I struggle with the troubling text and try to figure out what it is saying to me....
  • Today's world is different

    My son called me last evening. He asked me, "Mom, you were very young during the Second World War. How would you rate what is going on today with what went on in the early 1940's, on a scale of 1-10, 10 being the lowest?" I answered, "A 15!" "But Mom...
  • From Sderot: Praying for a year of peace and security

    Earlier this month, I had the honor to usher in the start of the new school year for the students of Sderot in the presence of our nation's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. In that moment, as I looked at the innocence of school children amidst the...
  • Children are busy bees before New Year

    Rabbi Shmuly Gutnick, co-founder and co-director of the Chabad Youth Network of Florida, brought his "Honey Bee Workshop" to kindergarten students at Donna Klein Jewish Academy in Boca Raton on Monday, Sept. 15. The "Honey Bee Workshop" is one of about...