More than 150 members of the Los Angeles Jewish community recently attended the 2011 Anshe Emes Dessert Reception at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel to honor David and Susan Wilstein for their lifetime of dedication and commitment to Los Angeles and the Torah way of life. As one attendee was overheard to say: “It’s so wonderful that you’re honoring Dave and Sue. They’re really extraordinary people.”
Los Angeles County Commissioner Howard Winkler was unanimously reappointed by the L. A. County Board of Supervisors to the Los Angeles County Commission on Alcohol & Other Drugs (CCAOD) for a term that extends to the end of 2014.
I am shocked by the response to the “Occupy” movements in cities all over the United States. “Occupy Miami” recently joined what seems to be a loosely connected fellowship, improvising a day-to-day agenda promoting negativity. The only unifying goal seems to be a hatred of America, work and soap.
Bikur Cholim of South Palm Beach County has announced that the new Jewish Hospitality Suite and Shabbat Room for family members of patients at Boca Raton Regional Hospital is now open.
How does the brain age? Where is the soul and how does one connect with it when the brain is failing? Does memory loss or mind deterioration diminish the quality of an internal spiritually meaning life?
Just in time for Chanukah, more than 1,200 families in Broward County are starting to receive free Jewish children’s books thanks to PJ Library, an international award-winning literacy program that delivers Jewish heritage to children, one book at a time.
The Chaya Aydel Seminary is celebrating its tenth year. The school, in Hallandale Beach, Florida, is known around the world.
The founder and director of a new gap year program at Bar Ilan University has made South Florida a key stop on a tour of North America promoting the new program that is intended to buck the trend in falling gap year numbers.
Miami Chapter of Emunah of America will be holding a delightful thought-provoking evening on Saturday evening, December 10.
The Los Angeles Jewish community recently welcomed the Kamenitz-Yerushalayim rosh hayeshiva, HaRav Yitzchok Scheiner, for a five-day visit. Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz and his wife were the rosh hayeshiva’s hosts.
After an eight-month-long battle in which more than 3500 people have been killed, there’s no telling who will be ruling Syria when the dust settles, or even when the dust will settle.
It’s that time of year again. Turkey, sweet potato casserole and a harsh lesson in the reality of “land for peace” deals…
Elementary school children attending Lubavitch Educational Center (LEC) in Miami recently participated in an annual schoolwide campaign. The project reached out to the South Florida Jewish community and enabled many individuals to perform the mitzvot of Sukkot.