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

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.

OU Executive VP To Be Scholar In Residence At Beth Israel Cong.

Orthodox Union Executive Vice President Rabbi Steven Weil will return to South Florida to serve as scholar in residence at Beth Israel Congregation for Shabbat February 17-18, Parshat Mishpatim. The OU member synagogue is located in Miami Beach at 770 W 40th Street.

The Jewish & Hungarian Communities Breakfast For Carolyn Ramsay, Candidate For L.A. City Council

Ramsay, daughter of famed football coach Jack Ramsay, has served the City of Los Angeles for the past 15 years.

Learning From My Partner

I live in Baltimore, Maryland. Wendy lives in Santee, California. So even though we've loved being Partners in Torah for almost five years, I really didn't think we'd ever get to meet.

South Florida Jewish Day Schools Pioneer New Direction in Education

Participating Jewish day schools include The Gordon School of Beth David Congregation, Jacobson Sinai Academy, The RASG Hebrew Academy, Lehrman Community Day School, and Scheck Hillel Community School.

It’s My Opinion: Land For Peace And Other Thanksgiving Myths

It’s that time of year again. Turkey, sweet potato casserole and a harsh lesson in the reality of “land for peace” deals…

It’s My Opinion: The Rush To Judgment

The occurrence has taken on disturbing overtones. The unfortunate youth has become a symbol of racial unrest. He has been called a “martyr for the cause.” It is, of course, possible that Trayvon’s race was a factor in this tragedy. But not every act of violence perpetrated against blacks is necessarily racially motivated, just as not every act of violence against Jews is necessarily fueled by anti-Semitism.

Chaya Aydel Seminary To Offer Teachers’ Licenses

The Chaya Aydel Seminary in Hallandale Beach, Florida is renowned for its excellence in higher Jewish education and community outreach.

Rabbi Nathan Katz To Present “The Jews of Cochin”

“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.

RASG Hebrew Academy Wins National NCSY Competition

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

It’s My Opinion: Temples, Trucks, And Treif

I would say the temple needs to change either its slogan or its public display of activities that go against the basic doctrines of the Jewish faith.

Rabbi Ben Gonsher Honored By NCSY

Rabbi Gonsher grew up in an outreach-focused home in Omaha, Nebraska, where he regularly saw his parents serve as a driving force in the community.

Sefer Torah Presented To NYU Medical Center

The void in the "Mrs. Miriam Lubling Hospitality-Bikur Cholim Room" at the NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan has been filled.

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