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Tali Hill, a beneficiary of the Max Factor Family Foundation.
 

Etta Israel Helping Disabled Adults

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

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The plan’s goal is to provide supportive housing to 200 individuals with disabilities by the year 2020.

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Yeshiva Day School of Las Vegas’s deans, Rabbi Moshe Katz and Rabbi Zev Goldman, present award to Educator of the Year, Rabbi Michoel Paris.
 

Torah Blossoms In Las Vegas Desert

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

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Despite being one of the fastest-growing Jewish communities in the U.S. – the estimated Jewish population is 70-80,000 – Las Vegas has long been overlooked by much of the Torah world.

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It’s My Opinion: Numbers Can Lie

Posted on: April 10th, 2014

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The goal of the crusade is to demonize and hurt Israel.

JUMP Winners (left to right) Karen Steinberg, Adina Bronstein, Ariela Israelov, Jackie Olemberg, Shane Herskowitz, Danny Bister, Jacob Mitrani, Ariella Stein, Merah Frank, and Todd Cohn.
 

RASG Hebrew Academy Wins National NCSY Competition

Posted on: April 10th, 2014

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The JUMP program at Hebrew Academy was generously sponsored by Evelyn and Dr. Shmuel Katz.

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Hatzalah Of Miami-Dade Expands Area Of Service

Posted on: April 10th, 2014

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Hatzalah provides care, free of charge, to all in need, regardless of race, gender, religion or ethnicity.

Protesters at Meir Kin’s wedding
 

Agunah Protest At Las Vegas Wedding

Posted on: April 3rd, 2014

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Los Angeles-born Meir Kin, despite his refusal to grant his wife, Lonna (Presser) Kin, a get, married another woman in Las Vegas last month.

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YAYOE Boys’ Choir Performs

Posted on: April 3rd, 2014

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Following their musical performance, choir members distributed hamantaschen to and mingled with the residents, thereby strengthening the connection between the generations.

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It’s My Opinion: Pikuach Nefesh: Would You Know What to Do?

Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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I gave the Heimlich Maneuver to a choking victim many years ago. My husband and I were dining with friends. Suddenly one of the men got a piece of broccoli stuck in his windpipe. He couldn’t speak. He couldn’t breath. He was desperate.

Chaya Aydel Seminary students and Rabbi Yossi Lebovics (back row) bring Purim joy to residents of a retirement home.
 

Chabad of South Broward Celebrates Purim

Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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"We did what the Lubavitcher Rebbe told us to do – we went out of our way to bring the joy of Purim to people who without our efforts would have been forgotten," said Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus, Chabad's executive vice president.

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Rabbi Nathan Katz To Present “The Jews of Cochin”

Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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“The Jews of Cochin” is the title of a presentation Katz will make at 7 p.m. Monday, March 31 at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, where he is academic director. The event is free and open to the public.

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Miami Children’s Hospital To Host Jewish Genetic Screening

Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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Students, young adults, newlywed couples, and men and women considering becoming parents can be screened for all nineteen genetic diseases at the low cost of $99 for those who have health insurance.

Pegasis Grand Ballroom was ready for Shabbat 613.
 

University Of Central Florida Chabad Holds Shabbat 613

Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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Just one year after completing “Shabbat 500,” Chabad at UCF’s Rabbi Chaim Lipskier and his wife, Rivkie, wanted to increase their goal of attendees to 613. The new number would represent the 613 commandments of the Torah.

Sarah Stern addresses Young Israel of Bal Harbour audience.
 

Young Israel Of Bal Harbour Hosts EMET Break Fast Program

Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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Mrs. Stern pointed out parallels in the story of Purim and conditions in the world today. Ancient Persia, the setting of the megillah tale, is now, Iran, a country threatening the Jewish state with nuclear annihilation.

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