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OU To Host Leadership Weekend

The Orthodox Union will bring leadership to South Florida for Shabbat Shira Weekend, February 3-5.

Rochelle Malek Honored As Eshet Chayil

The Rabbi Alexander S. Gross Hebrew Academy held its 64th Annual Event on Sunday evening, January 8. The lavish evening was hosted by local television personality Rosh Lowe and honorary event chair Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

Writing A Kosher Will

Many people decide against having a last will and testament. They do not want to think about what it implies. Putting one’s head in the sand can be disastrous.

My Machberes

Jews And Spain Jewish history in Spain dates back more than 2,000 years. Jewish scholarship began to flourish there beginning in the 8th century. Spanish...

It’s My Opinion: A Deadly Initiation

The recent death of a Florida A&M band member has resulted in an examination of hazing in FAMU and in other universities throughout the country. Drum major Robert Champion is said to have suffered a severe beating in a hazing incident on a band trip. The injuries caused internal bleeding. He went into shock and died.

Southern NCSY, AIPAC Host Shabbaton In Boca Raton

NCSY and AIPAC will be hosting a Shabbaton at the Boca Raton Synagogue (BRS) on February 4.

S. Florida Chassidic Chanukah Festival Better Than Ever

The 32nd annual South Florida Chassidic Chanukah took place on the 7th night of Chanukah and it was bigger and better than ever. Police estimated the crowd at between 12,000-13,000, with 10,000 on the main level and 2 to 3,000 on the second and third mezzanine levels.

OU Job Board Presents S. Florida’s First-Ever Job Fair

The OU Job Board will hold its first Job Fair in South Florida on Tuesday, February 7 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Young Israel of Hollywood, 3291 Stirling Road.

Anusim/Crypto Jewish Conference Scheduled

On January 2, 1492 the queen and king of Spain, Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragon, signed the Edict of Expulsion of the Jews. It is estimated that 300,000 Jews lived in the country and only one third managed to get out and continue practicing their faith.

Attack on N.J. Synagogue Being Treated as Murder Attempt

An explosive thrown through the window of a New Jersey synagogue and residence is being treated as attempted murder, according to the prosecutor of Bergen County.

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It’s My Opinion: Heroes Young And Old

Teresa Gonzalez was recently attacked while backing out of a driveway in Hialeah, Florida. She was dragged from her vehicle, kicked and beaten with a gun. But the carjacker was to get the surprise of his life.

Young Israel Of Bal Harbour Shabbaton With Rabbi Yagen

Young Israel of Bal Harbour is planning an inspiring scholar-in-residence weekend for parshah Vayechi.

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