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  • Teens felt safe as rockets flew overhead

    Rockets fired from Gaza flew over their heads but seven students from the David Posnack Jewish Day School in Davie who attended summer programs in Israel said they felt safe, secure and protected. The six juniors and one senior at Posnack's Paul & Maggie...
  • Maccabi Haifa affiliate wins state title

    The Miami Midnites' inaugural season was a success. The Midnites, the minor league affiliate of the Maccabi Haifa basketball franchise in Israel, capped their 13-1 first season by winning the Florida Basketball Association championship when they defeated...
  • 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...
  • Testing for Jewish genetic diseases

    Local Jews recently got screened for 19 Jewish genetic diseases. The Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases at Miami Children's Hospital provided these screenings as well as educational sessions at both Temple Beth Sholom in Miami...
  • Jewish anti-Zionism? Not in our name

    I recently journeyed to Columbus Circle in Manhattan to savor the atmosphere at two rival demonstrations over Israel's military campaign in Gaza. On one side, by the entrance to Central Park, and adjacent to the hot dog stands and "I Love NYC" souvenir...
  • Why ISIS is good for the world

    ISIS has conquered large swaths of Iraq and Syria conducting mass executions, affixing severed heads to poles, cutting in half Christian babies and gouging out their eyes. An Australian turned ISIS jihadist traveled to Syria and posted his son holding a...
  • Beth Shira cantor becomes full-time

    Temple Beth Shira, located in western Boca Raton, has announced that Cantor Geniene Miller will be joining the temple full-time for all of its services starting with this year's High Holy Days. Miller had been with the temple part-time before. In...
  • Iraqi genocide familiar story to Jews

    As thousands of religious minorities face genocide in northern Iraq at the hands of ISIS terrorists, Iraqi Jews living in South Florida react to the current slaughter, and recall the persecution they have experienced in Iraq and throughout other Middle...
  • Investing in a time of crisis and conflict

    Our world is in a mess. Conflict and crisis exist everywhere, from our streets to our government, and to every continent on the face of the earth. No group of people are more aware, and more affected by this than are the world's Jewry, locked again into...
  • Finch leads Sinai Residences project

    Some people are lucky enough to have their professional and philanthropic lives collide. That's exactly what happened for Wes Finch, of Boca Raton, in 2006, when he was asked to join the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County's Budgeting and...
  • Local athletes win medals at Games

    Last week, Carly Smitherman, 16, of Cooper City, was attending her third and final JCC Maccabi Games — the annual, Olympic-style athletic competition for Jewish teen athletes 12 to 16. Smitherman was excited to finally win a medal in her third...