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Broward County

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  • Two local college grads doing internships in Israel

    Nicole Krassner channeled her love for Israel into an internship at Yad Vashem and Oren Okhovat fulfilled his passion for academics through an internship at the Joint Distribution Committee. The Broward County residents are the only Floridians among 25...
  • Federation leader Charlotte Padek remembered

    Charlotte L. Padek, a longtime Jewish Federation leader in Broward County, died on April 9 at her home in Weston. She was 87. Mrs. Padek was the first female president and the women's division chair of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Jewish Federation, which...
  • Woman accused in theft of Sunrise homeowners association funds

    Woman accused in theft of Sunrise homeowners association funds
    The former acting president of a Sunrise homeowners association was accused by police of stealing thousands of dollars from her community. Catherine Helen Morris, 56, of the Springtree West Cove Homeowners Association, was arrested April 3 and charged...
  • Fort Lauderdale City Hall caters to critters

    Looking for where the wild things are? Check out Fort Lauderdale City Hall. It's being certified a wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation, providing water, food, covering and a place for critters to raise their offspring. The site has a...
  • Officials show disrespect with FCAT on Passover

    It really wouldn't have taken that much planning by the Palm Beach County School District. One look at the calendar months ago would have told them the Jewish holiday of Passover was occurring this week, which means it was not a good week to schedule the...
  • "In sickness and in health" stirs memories, grief, thanks

    Editor's note: Reaction was swift — and overwhelmingly positive — to the Sun Sentinel's weekend story, In Sickness and in Health, which chronicled the final months of Bernard Richard Schiffer's life and the challenges he and his partner, Chris...
  • Local officials react to Kansas City shootings

    Local Jewish organizations have been quick to comment about security issues for this Passover following the shooting deaths of three people at two Jewish community facilities in the upscale Kansas City, Missouri suburb of Overland Park, Kansas on Sunday...
  • Lobbying: connections, appearances & results

    Lobbying: connections, appearances & results
    Ask one thing about lobbying in Florida, and several more questions come up. At issue now – click on the link in the right hand column – is proposed legislation in Tallahassee. It would ban county elected officials and municipal officials...
  • Wildfire season heating up

    Wildfire season heating up
    Despite Sunday's downpours, rainfall has been scarce in the past month and conditions remain ripe for wildfires to erupt, Florida Forest Service officials say. They urge residents to be careful with vehicle exhaust, campfires or anything else that...
  • Lauderdale man says he burglarized hundreds of cars, officials say

    Lauderdale man says he burglarized hundreds of cars, officials say
    A Fort Lauderdale man has admitted burglarizing hundreds of cars across Broward County after deputies received a tip he was making a living through such crimes, authorities say. David Lee Jasinski, 26, was taken into custody early Friday on charges of...
  • Palm Beach County FCAT conflicts with Passover

    Palm Beach County FCAT conflicts with Passover
    Some public-school parents are bracing for a conflict on Tuesday night: Their second-night Passover Seder will keep their kids up late the night before FCAT exams. Social media have been abuzz with Jewish parents criticizing the Palm Beach County School...