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(L-R) Dr. Gil Graff; Yakov Leebhoff; Zevi Gersten; and Richard Sandler. Photo courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation
 

Posted on: January 9th, 2014

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The Milken Family Foundation and the Board of Jewish Education (BJE) partnered in sponsoring the recent Jewish Educator Awards Student Essay Contest for middle and high-school students from BJE-affiliated schools.

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Posted on: January 1st, 2014

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Several weeks ago a man entered a convenience store in Miami and attempted to make a purchase using an unusual barter. Fernando Aguilera had a hankering for beer. His lack of cash produced a creative solution.

L-R: Mark Herskowitz, Ambassador Ron Dermer, Commissioner Ed Tobin, Mayor Phillip Levine, Commissioner Michael Greico, Commissioner Mickey Steinberg.
 

Posted on: January 1st, 2014

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The RASG Hebrew Academy’s 66th Annual Event was held on Sunday night, December 22. The yearly dinner is held to raise scholarship funds that provide tuition assistance to approximately 60 percent of the Hebrew Academy student body.

Jordan Karp (left) with lacrosse player Chazz Woodson.
 

Posted on: January 1st, 2014

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The Israeli men’s international lacrosse team played an exciting showcase event on December 8 at the Miami Country Day School. The exhibition match pitted Team Israel against Florida International University. Israel defeated FIU 17 to 11.

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Posted on: January 1st, 2014

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Posted on: January 1st, 2014

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Young Israel of Bal Harbour, located at 9295 Harding Avenue, 2nd floor, in Surfside, will be holding a Scholar in Residence Weekend January 17-18 with Rabbi Benjamin Blech. (The Shabbaton is being generously sponsored by Fred and Judy Farbman.)

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Posted on: January 1st, 2014

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Orthodox Union Executive Vice President Rabbi Steven Weil will be leading an OU Community Weekend at the Beth Israel Congregation of Miami Beach Friday, January 3-Saturday, January 4 (Shabbat Parshat Bo). The OU member synagogue is located at 770 West 40th Street.

(L-R) LASD Deputy Jennifer Hernandez; LASD Reserve Deputy Jacob Castrol; attorney Tiffany Feder; Commander Stephen Johnson; Custody Assistant Judy Akiike; TTCF’s Marcos Hernandez; Lt. Sergio Murillo; OJCB Chaplain Gavriel Hershoff; L.A. City Neighborhood Councilman Michoel Bloom; OJCB Chaplain Dara Abaei; Captain Daniel Dyer; OJCB Director and Senior Chaplain Howard Winkler; LASD Chief Eric Parra; Lt. Joseph Badali; Richard Polanco, Jr.; OJCB Senior Chaplain Rabbi Shimon Raichik; Rabbi Yisroel Hecht; OJCB Chaplain Gregory Metzger; Rabbi Yitzchok Magalnik; and OJCB Chaplain Rabbi Shimon Cagan.
 

Posted on: December 26th, 2013

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The Orthodox Jewish Chaplaincy Board (OJCB) of Southern California conducted Chanukah candle-lighting services with Jewish inmates at Men’s Central Jail (MCJ), Twin Towers Correctional Facilities (TTCF) and Pitches Detention Center (PDC) during this past Chanukah.

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Posted on: December 18th, 2013

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Mandela remained loyal to the rogue leaders and regimes that backed him through the many years he’d been imprisoned: Cuba’s Castro, Libya’s Khaddafi and the PLO’s Arafat.

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Posted on: December 18th, 2013

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Hebrew Academy (RASG) has announced that Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, will be the keynote speaker at the Hebrew Academy Annual Event.

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Posted on: December 18th, 2013

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Posted on: December 18th, 2013

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Chai Lifeline Southeast’s first venture into the art world, “Through the Eyes of Our Children,” an exhibit and sale at Gallery Art in Aventura, was part of the organization’s Chai Crafts program, an innovative art therapy endeavor sponsored by the Root Foundation.

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