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Events In The West

13 Kislev 5772 – December 8, 2011
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Anshe Emes Honors The Wilsteins

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.”

Winkler Reappointed

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.

It’s My Opinion: Protests And P.C.

9 Kislev 5772 – December 5, 2011
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.

Hospitality Suite/Shabbat Room At Boca Raton Regional Hospital

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.

Miami International Conference On Torah And Science

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?

PJ Library To Celebrate Chanukah At December 4 Festival

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.

Florida Seminary Celebrates Decade of Training Future Shluchos

The Chaya Aydel Seminary is celebrating its tenth year. The school, in Hallandale Beach, Florida, is known around the world.

Bar Ilan University Makes Key Stop In South Florida

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 Emunah Chapter Presents: Our Law And Order

Miami Chapter of Emunah of America will be holding a delightful thought-provoking evening on Saturday evening, December 10.

Kamenitzer Rosh Hayeshiva In L.A.

29 Heshvan 5772 – November 25, 2011
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.

Syria: No Longer Revolution, It is A Civil War, A Guide to the Battle

23 Heshvan 5772 – November 20, 2011
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 My Opinion: Land For Peace And Other Thanksgiving Myths

20 Heshvan 5772 – November 16, 2011
It’s that time of year again. Turkey, sweet potato casserole and a harsh lesson in the reality of “land for peace” deals…

Students of Lubavitch Educational Center Reach Out

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.

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