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  • Longtime columnist Fein dies

    Leonard "Leibel" Fein, a syndicated columnist, intellectual and activist whose work appeared in the Jewish Journal for more than two decades, died August 14 in New York. He was 80. Fein, a writer and teacher, left an enduring legacy beyond his columns...
  • Why can tolls be charged in I-95 express lanes?

    Q: Why is Florida allowed to charge tolls on highways like Interstate 95 that were built with federal tax dollars? Mike Wolf, Boca Raton A: The federal government allows tolls on new highways and on lanes added to existing interstates, like the new I-...
  • Three city police chase started with seat belt violation, police say

    A Delray Beach man pulled over for not putting on his seat belt ended up hitting an officer as he fled that traffic stop — and that led to three city police chase on Friday. According to a Boca Raton police arrest report, an officer said she was in...
  • Sun Capital shines in buying, fixing and selling firms

    Sun Capital shines in buying, fixing and selling firms
    Sun Capital Partners of Boca Raton may not be a household name, but some of the businesses it controls probably ring a bell: Boston Market, Johnny Rockets, Friendly's and The Limited Stores. The consolidated revenues of those businesses and others...
  • Office Depot eligible for $5 million in incentives

    Office Depot eligible for $5 million in incentives
    Office Depot could receive up to $5 million in new economic incentives from Florida and local governments — on top of millions of dollars granted years earlier — for keeping its headquarters and jobs in Boca Raton. The details are included...
  • Local charity raising funds for Israel

    Hands on Tzedakah (HOT), a Boca Raton-based charity founded in 2003 by Ron Gallatin — a retired managing director of the Lehman Brothers financial services firm — has raised $362,663 from 146 donors (as of Aug. 4) for aid to Israel since the...
  • CIJE-Tech STEM program offered in local Jewish high schools

    This school year, the CIJE-Tech High School Engineering Program will be introduced in four Jewish high schools in South Florida, including the Claire and Emanuel G. Rosenblatt High School at Donna Klein Jewish Academy in Boca Raton, David Posnack Jewish...
  • Levine retires as Hillel head of school

    As the new school year approaches at Hillel Day School of Boca Raton, it will be the first time since August of 2000 that Rabbi Samuel J. Levine will not be the head of school. And while Rabbi Adam Englander, the incoming head of school (and Upper School...
  • Weissman busy as SWU campus coordinator

    Lauren Weissman, 26, has been busy since starting as campus coordinator for Boca Raton-based StandWithUs-Southeast on June 2. StandWithUs is a 13-year-old, nonprofit Israel education group based in Los Angeles with offices in the United States, Canada,...
  • Boca Raton city-owned real estate adds up to some serious green

    Boca Raton city-owned real estate adds up to some serious green
    When it comes to real estate holdings in Boca Raton, one of the most expansive is the city's own portfolio. Boca owns 177 properties worth an estimated $395 million on the real estate market and that doesn't count the $112 million in downtown property...
  • City moves toward domestic partner benefits

    Will Boynton Beach offer its employees with domestic partners the same benefits offered to employees whose marriages are recognized by the state? That is the issue that came before the City Commission Aug. 5. At the request of the Palm Beach County...