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  • Group calls for destruction of Hamas

    While Bob Kunst, of Miami Beach, the president of Shalom International, appreciates the larger rallies local Federations and synagogues have been holding to show their support of Israel, Kunst says his organization fills a different need. "Our approach...
  • Athletes to receive warm hospitality

    Out of town Jewish teenagers competing in the JCC Maccabi Games at the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center in Boca Raton will receive warm hospitality from local host families. The families, who live close to the Levis JCC in cities such as...
  • Maccabi alums reflect on experience

    Jonathan Castro and twin brothers Nick and Max Potolsky are members of the Galbut Family Miami Beach Jewish Community Center. This JCC is a special place for the three of them as they were part of its delegation for the 2008 JCC Maccabi Games in Akron,...
  • Participants serve the community

    Participants for the upcoming JCC Maccabi Games at the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center in Boca Raton are putting in countless community service hours in addition to preparing for the games. Abbe Wishnia, a 15-year-old Donna Klein Jewish...
  • Dade JCCs sending groups to Maccabi Games

    Jewish community centers in Miami-Dade County are sending groups of teenage athletes to compete at the JCC Maccabi Games at the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center in Boca Raton. The Galbut Family Miami Beach JCC is sending a small group of...
  • Conflict draws community reaction

    Amid the tenuous on-again, off-again, cease fire that many hope will halt current hostilities between Israel and Hamas, South Florida Jewish community reaction to the conflict is strident and prolific. Operation Protection Edge, Israel's military advance...
  • Where there's smoke, there's a fine restaurant

    Where there's smoke, there's a fine restaurant
    ★★★½ Once I'm seated in one of the cushy leather booths at Council Oak Steaks and Seafood, located at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, the first thing I notice isn't the glorious glass rendering of the Seminole Tribe's...
  • Florida ranks 13th of 30 for beach cleanliness

    Florida ranks 13th of 30 for beach cleanliness
    Hitting the beach is a favorite pastime for Floridians looking to escape the sweltering summer sun, but heat and humidity could be the least of worries for swimmers who take a dip in polluted waters. The Natural Resources Defense Council recently...
  • Ruby Dee, acclaimed actress and civil rights activist, dies at 91

    When Ruby Dee was in high school, she couldn't get a part in the drama club's upcoming production. Nothing personal, the club's head explained: There were just no roles for maids. "I never inquired again," Dee later wrote. "And I never went to see any...
  • Nan Rich v. Charlie Crist. Why not debate?

    Nan Rich v. Charlie Crist. Why not debate?
    My first question to Nan Rich was, "How did this happen?" How did Charlie Crist, just 18 short months after checking the "D" on his voter-registration form, become the best thing going for the party? This is a guy who once enjoyed being known as...
  • Mike Piazza reconnects with Italy at the World Cup

    I came across Mike Piazza, former baseball player and now, apparently, die-hard Italian soccer fan, in the Sao Paulo airport Saturday morning. Who knew? Piazza, the former Dodgers and Mets catcher who finished his 16-year major league career with a...