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  • Violence leads Israel to close contested Temple Mount-Al Aqsa site

    The contested Temple Mount and Al Aqsa mosque compound was closed to worshipers and visitors Thursday after back-to-back shootings incited fresh riots — a reflection of the deep passions aroused by the site, among the holiest places for both Jews...
  • Israel's one-armed sharpshooter to speak in Springs, Boynton

    Israel's one-armed sharpshooter to speak in Springs, Boynton
    After he lost his left arm in a mortar attack near Gaza and was lying in the hospital, Izzy Ezagui made a decision: He was going to rejoin the Israeli army. Despite objections from doctors and many in the military — and even the prime minister &#...
  • Why UC Berkeley got it wrong on Bill Maher's speech

    Why UC Berkeley got it wrong on Bill Maher's speech
    There’s been a great deal of celebration about UC Berkeley sticking to its invitation to Bill Maher as a commencement speaker. Free speech in the cradle of the free speech movement, students should be open to provocative views that differ from their...
  • Mystery shopper goes to the dogs, and other November book events

    Mystery shopper goes to the dogs, and other November book events
    For some of us, shopping is a pleasure but it also can be work -- and even treacherous -- as illustrated in Elaine Viets' Josie Marcus series. "A Dog Gone Murder," the 11th "Mystery Shopper" novel, features plenty of Viets' trademark humor and a seemingly...
  • The 2014 Equity Jeff Award winners are...

    The 2014 Equity Jeff Award winners are...
    On Monday night in Oakbrook Terrace, the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee displayed a deep love for the intimate. Writers Theatre's production of August Strindberg's "The Dance of Death," a rarely produced and difficult play about the lust for power on...
  • 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...
  • Iraqi TV comics make fun of Islamic State at huge risk

    Iraqi TV comics make fun of Islamic State at huge risk
    So Satan marries a Jewish woman in Iraq. She lays an egg, which hatches and pops out a wild-eyed, bearded madman the proud couple names the "ISIS-ling." Their son becomes known as "Beheader." He lops off heads with a bloody sword, shoots people dead and...
  • 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...