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  • Rebuilding Gaza for the next attack

    After World War II, the Marshall Plan helped rebuild a devastated Europe. The key word in that sentence is "after." Last weekend at a conference of donor nations held in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss rebuilding Gaza, following the latest exchange of rockets...
  • Church officials struggle to assist those with mental illness

    David Mandani heard voices telling him to kill himself. He was paranoid. He saw things others didn't. He was spiraling out of control. Mandani was hospitalized but ran away. Family members found him in a park and asked police for help. He was put in...
  • Europe examining ways to press Israel over settlements: diplomats

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - European officials are looking at new ways to press Israel to halt its building of settlements on land the Palestinians want for a state, as frustration over the construction program reaches a new high, European diplomats say. The...
  • Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa compound

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police clashed with Palestinian protesters and shut down access to Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque compound on Monday in a deepening dispute over access to the area, the third holiest shrine in Islam which is also revered by Jews....
  • Palestinian mosque in West Bank torched in suspected arson

    AQRABA West Bank (Reuters) - A mosque was set alight in a suspected arson attack in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday and the name of an Israeli vigilante group called "price tag" was found scribbled on an outside wall, Palestinian officials and witnesses...
  • The God Squad: Do animal sacrifices negate sin?

    Q: In the Old Testament, there are passages regarding animal sacrifices as sin offerings. In the New Testament, we learn that Jesus' crucifixion was the (ultimate) atonement for sin. Has Judaism abandoned animal sacrifice? If so, did the crucifixion...
  • A lasting gift for those with special needs

    A lasting gift for those with special needs
    My daughter, Shaina, has been a volunteer with the Parkland-based organization Friendship Circle for many years. Over the high holiday weekend, we had the opportunity to participate in the special services for the families of these special needs...
  • Local Jewish community supports Susan G. Komen

    Local Jewish community supports Susan G. Komen
    Lynn Levy, of West Palm Beach, has been volunteering for 18 years with Susan G. Komen South Florida, the West Palm Beach-based affiliate of Susan G. Komen — the nonprofit dedicated to saving lives and ending breast cancer forever. A 30-year...
  • Breast cancer survivors help others

    Robyn Markson, of Aventura, was diagnosed with breast cancer on Sept. 21, 2009, just a couple of weeks after her 35th birthday. She spent Rosh Hashanah in 2009 awaiting the results of her biopsy, praying at Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus (a Conservative...
  • Evert to be special guest at DKJA tennis event

    Evert to be special guest at DKJA tennis event
    International tennis phenomenon Chris Evert will be the special guest when the Donna Klein Jewish Academy Eagles Athletics Booster Club presents its Ninth annual Tennis Extravaganza on Monday, Nov. 10 at the Polo Club in Boca Raton. Tennis enthusiasts...
  • Grand opening of JAFCO center draws 500 people

    Grand opening of JAFCO center draws 500 people
    JAFCO celebrated the grand opening of its new Children's Ability Center in Sunrise on Sunday, Sept. 21, making it the first center nationwide to offer family support, therapy, child enrichment and respite care all under one roof for children up to age...