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  • BSO, ADL provide security conference

    BSO, ADL provide security conference
    The Broward Sheriff's Office in Fort Lauderdale recently hosted the annual security conference, "Keeping Your Jewish Institution Safe" in conjunction with the Anti-Defamation League. The conference drew more than 100 representatives of Jewish institutions...
  • The Temple Beth Hillel invites public to High Holy Days

    The High Holy Days are steadily approaching at the Temple Beth Hillel, and members are inviting the entire community to come celebrate with them. The High Holy Days are a major celebration in the Jewish faith, which begins Sept. 24 with the first day of...
  • EU warns of risk of attacks by upstaged Al Qaeda

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Al Qaeda, wary of being upstaged by even more ruthless Islamic State fighters, may try to show its relevance by carrying out attacks in Europe, the United States or Israel, the European Union's counter-terrorism coordinator said on...
  • Israel says Iran used Parchin military site for testing nuclear detonation technology

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Wednesday that Iran has used its Parchin military base as the site for secret tests of technology that could be used only for detonating a nuclear weapon. The Jewish state has been a severe critic of six big powers'...
  • New heights for High Holidays

    New heights for High Holidays
    Like many rabbis, David Greenspoon spends a lot of time performing services away from houses of worship – officiating weddings, presiding over bar and bat mitzvahs, visiting the sick. And he recently started noticing something odd: More and more...
  • Taboo topic: Religious leaders try to break silence on domestic violence

    DALLAS Here in what some call the "buckle of the Bible Belt," the faithful regularly flock to houses of worship for guidance. Dedicated clergy preach about forgiveness and gratitude, the need to help the poor or comfort the grieving. But religious...
  • Voices of Faith: What is the biblical concept of 'emptiness'?

    Rabbi Mark H. Levin, Congregation Beth Torah: Two biblical Hebrew words translate as "emptiness." One, pronounced "rake," most often means physically empty, as in "Don't appear before me empty-handed" (Exodus 23:15), but may also describe "wicked people,"...
  • Sound of the shofar signals Rosh Hashana

    Sound of the shofar signals Rosh Hashana
    In preparation for Rosh Hashana, which begins at sunset tonight, the Chabad-Lubvitch of North Orlando held a "shofar factory" event for about 50 Jewish children who make their own shofars out of ram's horns. Among those was Lindsay Rosichan, a 10-year-...
  • It takes a child to sound — and make — a shofar for Rosh Hashana

    It takes a child to sound — and make — a shofar for Rosh Hashana
    Ten-year-old Lindsay Rosichan held the shofar to her lips and blew. From the hollowed ram's horn came a squeak that grew into a long, low, fog horn-style note of the kind that signals the start of Rosh Hashana. "It's like a wake-up call to get prepared,...
  • Important lesson at ex-Jewish school, now Muslim

     Important lesson at ex-Jewish school, now Muslim
    On Monday afternoon, Lori Lippitz and her little band of well-wishers pulled into the parking lot of the school they once thought of as theirs. They came bearing gift baskets — fruit, flowers, nuts, pencils, rulers — and a card that said,...
  • Levin achieves success as Federation head

    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...