| May 18, 2011
| 3:39 PM
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...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Nancy R. Frenkil, a horsewoman and avid gardener who enjoyed entertaining family and friends, died Saturday of cancer at Nancy Lee Farms, her Worthington Valley home.
Mrs. Frenkil was 75.
The daughter of a carpenter/home builder and a homemaker, Nancy...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Jerry Berkowitz, cantor at Congregation Etz Chaim in Wilton Manors.
Q: How do you work out your official positions at one synagogue while serving as cantor at...
| Mar 6, 2009
Scan any list of the Dems' biggest givers and money-raisers and you'll find the names of Haim and Cheryl Saban, but their most recent cause is a decidedly local one with deep roots in their hometown: restoration of the landmark Wilshire Theatre in Beverly...
| Sep 28, 2008
Other job experience: Four other Jewish federations, including former CEO at Jewish Federation of New Orleans.
Other community posts: Member of Beth Torah, Tamarac; Kol Ami Emanu-El, Plantation, and Ramat Shalom, Plantation.
Education: Degree in...
| Jun 7, 2008
Cantor Kenneth Blatt
Title: Cantor of Temple Beth Kodesh, Boynton Beach, with average weekend attendance of 100-225.
Other job experience: Instructor of theater at Miami Dade College, Kendall; former dentist, TV actor, concert singer, theater teacher at...
| Aug 11, 2009
A Rockland County synagogue is now destroyed after a downed power line set off a devastating blaze on its roof Monday evening.
The West Clarkstown Jewish Center in New City was closed and unoccupied when heavy rain and winds from Monday evening's...
| Sep 10, 2009
Tami Levin Muller believes that to be a Jewish woman is to know how to entertain and prepare food for her family and friends.
"Cooking is therapy. It's a means of giving, of getting people together and enjoying their company," says Muller, who lives in...
| Apr 22, 2010
| 4:35 PM
In its run of 200 shows, the irreverent animated program âSouth Parkâ has mercilessly satirized Christianity, Buddhism, Scientology, the blind and disabled, gay people, Hollywood celebrities and politicians of all persuasions, weathering repeated...
| Sep 28, 2008
LOS ANGELES -- Jews in the Southland and around the world will gather at synagogues, private homes and other places Monday night for the start of Rosh Hashana -- the two-day holiday marking the Jewish New Year.
Rosh Hashanah, ushering in the...
| Jul 16, 2010
There were only a few Jewish families in Glendale in the 1920s. They were attracted to the growing city by the opportunity to open their own small businesses, according to Harold Singer, who came here at 13with his parents, Esreal and Eva Singer.