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  • Conservative Judaism has a 'liberal' threat

    "A house divided against itself cannot stand." Then-United States Senate candidate Abraham Lincoln was talking about the Union and slavery in 1858. Today, the meaning might be significantly altered for Conservative Judaism. Of all the statistics in the...
  • DASH program helps needy Holocaust survivors

    Alex Varnai, 93, of Delray Beach, like many Holocaust survivors, needed help arranging for basic dental work he had to have done. But, thanks to a new program, Varnai was able to get his teeth cleaned for free. The new program is called Project DASH,...
  • Fitness program helps campers with special needs

    A special highlight of Marleen Forkas Camp Kavod, the largest special-needs camp in Palm Beach County, is its fitness program for teen campers. The program is run by Matt Rosenberg, an experienced personal fitness trainer for the Adolph & Rose Levis...
  • 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...
  • How the war should end

    Forty-four years ago, an official of the Israel Government Press Office took me on a tour of the West Bank, which was named by the Jordanians in contrast to Jordan, the East Bank, a few years before the Jordanians were kicked out of the West Bank, and...
  • Who will stand up for the Christians?

    Why is the world silent while Christians are being slaughtered in the Middle East and Africa? In Europe and in the United States, we have witnessed demonstrations over the tragic deaths of Palestinians who have been used as human shields by Hamas, the...
  • Home away from home for athletes

    When Sam Fishman, 15, and David Greenberg, 16, two friends from Chicago, recently came to Boca Raton to compete as baseball players in the JCC Maccabi Games, neither knew what to expect. It was the first time the two boys had participated in the Games &#...
  • How to talk to children about the Gaza war

    NEW YORK (JTA) — With the new school year nearly upon us, Jewish educational leaders are scrambling to prepare their teachers to discuss this summer's Gaza War. The most pressing challenge is to design age-appropriate conversations: At which grade...
  • Robin Williams and us

    I awoke recently to shocking news. I guess that's not so unusual in Israel — especially during war time — but this really floored me. Robin Williams dead at 63; the media buzzing around the story like bees around honey, throwing out words like...
  • The role of the Jewish king

    Whether appointing a king is legally obligatory or not is a subject of great controversy. But whether it is or is not, the Torah recognizes that it is human nature that people will ask for leadership in the form of a king. (Deuteronomy 17:14) When they...
  • Pilgrimages to Israel inspire local Jews

    Anne Goldberg, 62, of Tamarac, had never been to Israel before the pilgrimage she took with the Davie-based Temple Adath Or (TAO) in June. It also was TAO's first pilgrimage to Israel as a temple. TAO brought a party of 52 people — 49 adults...