Across Israel, Meir Panim responds to the growing needs of the country’s 1.75 million impoverished residents through various food and social service programs.
Posted on: February 3rd, 2014News & Views → US → Florida
A marriage proposal awaited a runner at the finish line of the Miami Marathon. New Yorker Rachel Avisrur, who was running in Sunday’s marathon to raise money and awareness for Chai Lifeline, was surprised to find her boyfriend Avi Wolf, kneeling with his black kippa on his head, at the finish line holding a bouquet […]
Posted on: January 30th, 2014News & Views → US → Florida
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is leading the charge on reversing the harm caused by Obama/Kerry to U.S.-Israel relations.
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → US → Florida
A federal judge has ordered the Florida prisons service to provide kosher meals to all prisoners with a “sincere religious basis” by July 1. The Florida Department of Corrections canceled its kosher meal service six years ago, citing the expense and has since promised to reinstitute its kosher meal service in all its facilities. It […]
Posted on: October 18th, 2013News & Views → US → Florida
"I'm used to sitting in jail cells with serial killers, did they think I would be intimidated by some American college students?" Berko said in a phone interview on Wednesday evening with The Jewish Press.
Posted on: September 30th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A fire destroyed two Israeli-owned kosher restaurants in a South Florida shopping plaza, including one that was torched a year ago by arsonists. The early Sunday morning fires that hit the Achla Pita Grill and Bon Ami Cafe at the Emerald Center in West Hollywood are being investigated as suspicious, the Florida Sun-Sentinel reported. The […]
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Book burning by Christians is an old tradition.
Posted on: August 4th, 2013News & Views → US → Florida
Rep. Steny Hoyer, the second-ranked Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, again will lead fellow Democrats on a tour of Israel funded by AIPAC’s educational affiliate. Two freshmen, Reps. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), said they would be joining this week’s visit, which will include meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders as […]
Posted on: July 16th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The chairwoman of a board of commissioners in Franklin County, Fla., said she apologized to those who questioned her for using the word “jewing” to describe salary discussions at a public meeting. Cheryl Sanders told Jim Romenesko, who runs an eponymous news business blog, that her use of the word at a July 2 meeting […]
Posted on: July 11th, 2013News & Views → US → Florida
Ron Dermer, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s choice to succeed American-born Michael Oren as Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, moved to Israel 16 years ago but his mother Yaffa told the Miami Herald, “ I think he’ll do a wonderful job because he’s a red-blooded American.” Yaffa Dermer, a resident of Florida but born and […]
Posted on: July 9th, 2013News & Views → US → Florida
Outgoing Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren was the only American to hold the post – until Tuesday. Netanyahu has appointed Ron Dermer, a close aide, to take over the job.
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