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S. Florida Chassidic Chanukah Festival Better Than Ever

18 Tevet 5772 – January 12, 2012
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

17 Tevet 5772 – January 11, 2012
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.

Events in the West

10 Tevet 5772 – January 4, 2012
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Cheese Recall

7 Tevet 5772 – January 1, 2012
WORLD CHEESE COMPANY AND MILLER’S CHEESE CORP. IN VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SHREDDED CHEESE DESPITE TESTING NEGATIVE   World Cheese Company, producer of Haolam cholov yisrael cheese...

It’s My Opinion: Heroes Young And Old

4 Tevet 5772 – December 29, 2011
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.

MK Hatovely Addresses Miami Beach Audience

MK Tzipi Hatovely addressed a Chabad “Lunch and Learn” event on December 14 in Miami Beach.

South Florida’s Jewish Radio Show Changing Stations

After 25 years on South Florida’s airwaves, “Shalom South Florida” is changing stations. Beginning Sunday, January 1, the program can be enjoyed every Sunday morning on WSBR-740AM, from 9:30-10:30.

Local Executive Attends OU Conference

Forty executive directors, including Reva Homnick of Hollywood, attended the Fourth Annual OU Executive Directors Conference, presented by the OU’s Karasick Synagogue Services Department.

Torah Academy Of Boca Raton To Purchase New Campus

Last week, Torah Academy of Boca Raton announced its intent to purchase a 2.5 acre campus just 300 yards from the current facility.

Rabbi Alexander S. Gross Hebrew Academy Launches Project

The RASG Hebrew Academy in Miami Beach recently launched Project Hemshech. The new project places young rabbis who primarily study in kollel to study with 12th grade students from local Jewish Day Schools.

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