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Young Israel Of Bal Harbour To Host Weekend With Rabbi Blech

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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OU’s Rabbi Weil To Lead Miami Beach Weekend

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.
 

OJCB Chanukah Visit With Inmates

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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It’s My Opinion: A True Leader

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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Ambassador Dermer To Keynote RASG Annual Event

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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Calendar Of Events

Posted on: December 18th, 2013

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Chai Lifeline Southeast Holds Art Exhibit

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.

Florida Governor Rick Scott (right) addresses the crowd with Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus.
 

Chabad Chanukah Festival: Shining Performance On A Stormy Night

Posted on: December 18th, 2013

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This year was memorable for the energy of all the participants who, along with Avraham Fried and the members of his orchestra and the YBO Band, joyously sang and danced in the rain. Fried performed with chassidishe warmth and humor. The night was so meaningful and so mesmerizing, the audience didn’t want it to end.

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Local Senior Living Community Gives Back To Jewish Family Services

Posted on: December 18th, 2013

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The Preserve at Palm-Aire, a local senior living community, recently donated more than 180 eco-friendly, sturdy and reusable tote bags to the Broward County Jewish Family Services (JFS).

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It’s My Opinion: Chanukah Book Fair: Unlikely Time For Jewish Activism

Posted on: December 5th, 2013

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Unfortunately, a map of the Middle East with no mention of Israel is nothing new... It is surprising however, that the world’s largest publisher of children’s literature, Scholastic Books, has joined in this trend.

Kayla Wolfson (left) with volunteer bakers for Sharsheret.
 

Pies For Prevention

Posted on: December 5th, 2013

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About six months ago my parents and I started discussing ideas for a mitzvah project in honor of my bat mitzvah. I wanted to do something unique that would be meaningful to me and also do something that my friends could participate in. Immediately I thought of an organization called Sharsheret.

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