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It’s My Opinion: The Blame Game

Yuby Ramirez wept as she took the stand in Miami federal court. Ramirez has readily admitted compliance in a murder. She housed the hit men, hid their weapons and drove the getaway car.

Achim Academy Students Join Fraternity Friends

Students of Achim Academy Center for Education – the day school under the Neytz haChochma ESE umbrella in North Miami Beach – took a field trip to the Jesse Williams Ranch in Kendall Lakes to plant a tree on Tu B'Shevat. Meanwhile, a college fraternity chose to "adopt" the school for its community service project.

NCSY Honors Rabbi Shraga Gross

NCSY, the international youth movement of the Orthodox Union, recently honored Miami Beach native Rabbi Shraga Gross as an inductee into the Ben Zakkai Honor Society (BZHS) at its annual scholarship reception.

RASG Hebrew Academy Lady Warriors Capture District Title

The RASG Hebrew Academy Lady Warriors varsity basketball team recently captured their first district title since 1994.

Ambassador Rosenthal Speaks On Anti-Semitism

Ambassador Hannah Rosenthal spoke on February 14 at the Aventura-Turnberrry Jewish Center. Rosenthal is employed by the State Department as the U.S. special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism in 193 nations around the world.

My Machberes

Please say Tehillim and daven for: ● Yosef Shalom ben Chaya Mousha (Rav Eliyashiv) ● Aaron Yehuda ben Gittel Feiga (Rav Shteinman) ● Yitzchok Tuvia ben Rikel (Rav Weiss) ● Yisroel ben Chana Tzirel (Rav Belsky) May Hashem grant them all a complete recovery.

EMUNAH’S L.A. Dinner

The Los Angeles Chapter of EMUNAH’s recent gala dinner at the Sephardic Temple in Los Angles featured Eishet Chayil Award recipient Naomi Vanek’s generous donation to refurbish a classroom at the Torah V'Emunah High School in Jerusalem.

Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society Reception

Naomi and Chaim Manela, and Lorraine and Steve Spira recently hosted the annual Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society (RCCS) reception in Los Angeles. RCCS supporters throughout the Los Angeles Jewish community were in attendance.

Rebbetzin Jungreis In L.A.

Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis, founder and president of Hineni, the Jewish outreach organization, addressed an overflow crowd recently at Congregation Shaarei Tefila in Los Angeles.

YU Program In L.A.

In the initial year of the Yeshiva University (YU) Center for the Jewish Future’s Certificate Program in Experiential Jewish Education, the program’s second seminar,...

It’s My Opinion: Golf And The Game Of Life

This week, Allianz Insurance is slated to sponsor the PGA pro golf tournament in Boca Raton. Allianz, a major German company, is charged with failure to pay billions of dollars in Holocaust-related life insurance claims. The company has enraged survivors by refusing to pay on policies while at the same time spending money to advertise their business in events like the PGA.

Calendar Of Events

WHAT: Young Israel of Deerfield Beach 32nd Annual Dinner honoring Toby and Seymour Kleiman, Ina and Dick Ciocca and Leonore Schelew WHERE: 202 Century...

Hachnossos Kallah of Greater Miami to Hold Benefit Tea

South Florida’s Lana Ditchek Goldberg Hachnossos Kallah will observe its 28th anniversary with a delightful evening featuring Israeli singing sensation Rachel Factor. The women-only event will include delicious sushi, dessert buffet, coffee bar, boutique and raffle prizes.

Noted Nazi Prosecutor To Speak At St. Thomas University

Eli Rosenbaum, the longest-serving prosecutor and investigator of Nazi war criminals, will be speak on Thursday, February 16, at 10:30 a.m. at St Thomas University, George & Evelyn Goldbloom Convocation Hall, 16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens.

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.

RASG Hebrew Academy At Day-School Conference

More than 700 Jewish day school leaders and educators gathered for the third annual North American Jewish Day School Conference (NAJDSC) in Atlanta on January 15-17. The conference brought together over 300 schools and professional organizations.

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