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Soille San Diego Hebrew Day School Participates In Day Of National Service

Led by the Reuben Klamer “Game of Life” Youth Leadership Council, the Soille San Diego Hebrew Day School recently held its first Achieving Chesed and Excellence (A.C.E.) Community Service Program, in response to President Obama’s National Day of Community Service.

It’s My Opinion: A Bumpy Ride

Life has many twists and turns. The roller-coaster ride is often bewildering. Are the trials we face just chance occurrences or are they engineered? Is our existence divinely inspired or a random throw of dice? What is our role and how is it to be handled?

RASG Hebrew Academy Extends Streak

Bari Gordon scored a school-record 52 points as RASH Hebrew Academy beat host and Number 2 seed Greater Miami Academy 79-74 in the District 14-2A Girls’ Basketball Championship Game.

Hachnossos Kallah Of Greater Miami Holds Benefit Tea

The Lana Ditchek Goldberg Hachnossos Kallah of Greater Miami will mark its 29th anniversary with a benefit tea. The women-only event will feature popular comedian Leah Forrster, a delicious sushi and dessert buffet and a mini Chinese auction. The event will bestow a special tribute to benefactor Mrs. Sisel Klurman.

Hebrew Academy Pre-K Holds Health Awareness Week

The RASG Hebrew Academy, located at 2400 Pinetree Drive in Miami Beach, recently hosted a Health Awareness Week for its prekindergarten students.

L.A.’s OU Team Kalinsky In Miami For Yachad Half-Marathon

Taking long Shabbat walks in Beverly Hills bore fruit recently in Miami as Rabbi Alan Kalinsky, director of the Orthodox Union West Coast Region, competed in the ING Half-Marathon as a member of Team Yachad. He finished the 13.1 miles in 3 hours and 20 minutes – by walking and jogging.

Karlsburger Rav In L.A.

Rav Yechezkel Roth, the Karlsburger Rav, began his recent visit to the Los Angeles Jewish community by delivering a shiur at the Los Angeles Chassidishe Kollel.

It’s My Opinion: American Dream/Terrible Nightmare

Dr. Elias Konwufine, a native of Africa, came to The United States with his wife, Francisca, earned doctorates and went on to become an associate dean at Keiser University in Fort Lauderdale. Education was his passion and he loved his work. He was respected and loved by family, colleagues and students.

Young Israel Of Bal Harbor Presents Rabbi Berel Wein

The Young Israel of Bal Harbor, located at 9592 Harding Avenue in Surfside, will present an incredible Scholar in Residence Weekend with internationally acclaimed scholar, historian and speaker Rabbi Berel Wein on February 1 -2, Shabbos Yisro.

RASG Hebrew Academy Honor Society Induction

The Rabbi Alexander S. Gross Hebrew Academy held its first Alef Hebrew Honor Society Ceremony on January 3. Twenty-five students were inducted. The Hebrew Honor Society recognizes outstanding achievements in the study of Hebrew language and literature and promotes an understanding and appreciation of the culture of Israel.

Hungarian Ambassador In L.A.

Dr. George Szapary, the Hungarian ambassador to the U.S., recently visited Los Angeles to discuss political, social and economic matters with that city’s leaders.

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