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  • JFS volunteer makes holiday deliveries to homebound seniors

    When Norma Emrick, of Boca Raton, retired as a registered nurse about two years ago she knew she wanted to keep active doing some sort of volunteer work. Emrick saw an announcement in the newspaper looking for volunteers for the Boca Raton-based Ruth &...
  • Levin achieves success as Federation head

    Perhaps the numbers are the best way to judge Matt Levin's tenure of two years as president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County — which brings the community together to raise and allocate funds for vital programs and...
  • Make break fast your own

    JTA — Fasting on Yom Kippur is one of my least favorite parts of being Jewish. I recognize the value of reflective fasting, and I know some people even enjoy the fast day, but for me it is a torturous 25 hours until I can break into the bagels and...
  • Haifa's Rambam hospital treats, protects, innovates in the face of looming danger

    Not unexpectedly, southern Israel suffered more than other areas of the Jewish state during this summer's conflict with Hamas. Yet up in northern Israel, 30 doctors from the Haifa-based Rambam Health Care Campus (RHCC) were drafted into the Israel Defense...
  • 'Sorry' is not enough

    Christianity and Judaism have many customs and symbolism in common. Naturally, as the aphorism states, the child does not stray far from the mother. We both take vows to repair our character. But in one area we grossly diverge; the proclamation of the New...
  • Reflections on the shofar

    Autumn Approaches. Before we even realize, the weather begins to turn, the colors deepen. We prepare for a new season. Our activities include adding layers of covering to provide protection against the cold weather soon to follow. Or so we think…For...
  • 5774 Year in review

    September 2013 The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre in...
  • Islamic State urges followers to attack U.S., French citizens: website

    Islamic State urges followers to attack U.S., French citizens: website
    Islamic State urged its followers on Monday to attack citizens of the United States, France and other countries which have joined a coalition to destroy the ultra-radical group. Islamic State spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani also taunted U.S. President...
  • Blaming Jews Has A Long History

    Regarding the Rev. Bruce Shipman’s New York Times letter that blames Jews for an increase in anti-Semitism and his Sept. 21 Courant op-ed ["Intimidation Mustn't Stifle Israel Debate"], a history reminder is appropriate. Jews have been on the...
  • North Shore synagogues to 'stream' High Holiday services

    North Shore synagogues to 'stream' High Holiday services
    Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins Thursday, to be followed Oct. 4 by Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. North Shore Congregation Israel in Glencoe and B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim in Deerfield are among an...
  • Islamic State urges attacks on U.S., French citizens, taunts Obama

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State urged its followers on Monday to attack citizens of the United States, France and other countries which have joined a coalition to destroy the ultra-radical group. Islamic State spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani also...