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Shavuot

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  • Special Seder gives voice to women from the Bible

    Special Seder gives voice to women from the Bible
    Why is the Passover Seder hosted by the sisterhood of B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim in Deerfield different from most other Seders?
  • Angry over new Palestinian government, Israel to expand settlements

    In an almost predictable response to recent developments, Israel announced plans to expand construction in East Jerusalem and in Jewish settlements in the West Bank, drawing Palestinian outrage and deepening tensions with the United States. The...

    Bonfires, barbecues and mystics

    Bonfires, barbecues and mystics
    Remember when nothing much happened for Jews between Passover and the High Holy Days? Those days are long gone, especially in South Florida. Exhibit A: Lag B’Omer, the so-called Scholars' Holiday, which falls this year on Sunday, May 22. The day...

    Shavuot: A feast for body and soul

    Shavuot: A feast for body and soul
    Last weekend, we left the city behind and drove about an hour south to my mother-in-law's kibbutz to see the rolling fields of ripening wheat ready to be harvested just before the Shavuot holiday, exactly like it was in ancient times. Shavuot, starting...

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    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Enjoy a guided stroll around the Laguna lakes on a leisurely, level, 2-mile hike with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalists. Meet at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Little Sycamore Canyon stating area, 18751 Laguna Canyon...