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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
Ex-Met Council Chief Rapfogel to Plead Guilty in Financial Scam

April 23, 2014 - 3:44 PM
 
Fatah Official’s Family Disowns Him over Censure of Murder of a Jew

April 23, 2014 - 3:30 PM
 
2 Tortured Bodies Found Dumped in Slaviansk, Ukraine

April 23, 2014 - 3:16 PM
 
Suffolk University Defends Honoring Foxman as Commencement Speaker

April 23, 2014 - 2:39 PM
 
Eyewitness Report from Ukraine: ‘You Can Feel the Tension in the Air’

April 23, 2014 - 1:32 PM
 
Common Blood Pressure Drug Prevents Post-TBI Epilepsy

April 23, 2014 - 12:46 PM
 
It’s Prom Time, and Abbas Must Choose a Dance Partner – Israel or Hamas

April 23, 2014 - 12:06 PM
 
Israeli-American Journalist Held Hostage in Ukraine

April 23, 2014 - 11:24 AM
 
Egypt Plays US off Russia, Gets Military Aid Back

April 23, 2014 - 11:18 AM
 
Shas Continues Petty Attacks Against Rav Amar for Control Over Sephardim

April 23, 2014 - 10:34 AM
 
More Jewish Sites Vandalized in Ukraine

April 22, 2014 - 9:53 PM
 
Syria to Hold Presidential Elections

April 22, 2014 - 9:25 PM
 
Egypt Signing Unprecedented $3 Billion MiG-35 Deal with Russia

April 22, 2014 - 8:44 PM
 
Missouri’s Jew-Hating Mayor Quits (Video)

April 22, 2014 - 8:00 PM
 
Jordan Summons Israeli Ambassador over Temple Mount Violence

April 22, 2014 - 6:28 PM
 
Archaeologists Find Ancient Chisel that May Have Helped Build Kotel

April 22, 2014 - 5:00 PM
 
IDF Announces Draft Notices to Christian Israelis

April 22, 2014 - 4:12 PM
 
Elite IDF Bedouin Trackers Eliminate Israel’s Northern Border Threats

April 22, 2014 - 3:55 PM
 
US Has Proof Syrian Gov’t Poisoned Civilians

April 22, 2014 - 3:00 PM
 
Gazan Rockets Pound Israeli Communities Over the Holiday

April 22, 2014 - 1:44 PM
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It’s My Opinion: Numbers Can Lie

Posted on: April 10th, 2014

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The goal of the crusade is to demonize and hurt Israel.

JUMP Winners (left to right) Karen Steinberg, Adina Bronstein, Ariela Israelov, Jackie Olemberg, Shane Herskowitz, Danny Bister, Jacob Mitrani, Ariella Stein, Merah Frank, and Todd Cohn.
 

RASG Hebrew Academy Wins National NCSY Competition

Posted on: April 10th, 2014

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The JUMP program at Hebrew Academy was generously sponsored by Evelyn and Dr. Shmuel Katz.

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Hatzalah Of Miami-Dade Expands Area Of Service

Posted on: April 10th, 2014

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Hatzalah provides care, free of charge, to all in need, regardless of race, gender, religion or ethnicity.

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It’s My Opinion: Pikuach Nefesh: Would You Know What to Do?

Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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I gave the Heimlich Maneuver to a choking victim many years ago. My husband and I were dining with friends. Suddenly one of the men got a piece of broccoli stuck in his windpipe. He couldn’t speak. He couldn’t breath. He was desperate.

Chaya Aydel Seminary students and Rabbi Yossi Lebovics (back row) bring Purim joy to residents of a retirement home.
 

Chabad of South Broward Celebrates Purim

Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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"We did what the Lubavitcher Rebbe told us to do – we went out of our way to bring the joy of Purim to people who without our efforts would have been forgotten," said Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus, Chabad's executive vice president.

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Rabbi Nathan Katz To Present “The Jews of Cochin”

Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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“The Jews of Cochin” is the title of a presentation Katz will make at 7 p.m. Monday, March 31 at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, where he is academic director. The event is free and open to the public.

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Miami Children’s Hospital To Host Jewish Genetic Screening

Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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Students, young adults, newlywed couples, and men and women considering becoming parents can be screened for all nineteen genetic diseases at the low cost of $99 for those who have health insurance.

Pegasis Grand Ballroom was ready for Shabbat 613.
 

University Of Central Florida Chabad Holds Shabbat 613

Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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Just one year after completing “Shabbat 500,” Chabad at UCF’s Rabbi Chaim Lipskier and his wife, Rivkie, wanted to increase their goal of attendees to 613. The new number would represent the 613 commandments of the Torah.

Sarah Stern addresses Young Israel of Bal Harbour audience.
 

Young Israel Of Bal Harbour Hosts EMET Break Fast Program

Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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Mrs. Stern pointed out parallels in the story of Purim and conditions in the world today. Ancient Persia, the setting of the megillah tale, is now, Iran, a country threatening the Jewish state with nuclear annihilation.

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It’s My Opinion: Take The Jump

Posted on: March 13th, 2014

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A recent occurrence has put it all into perspective for me.

Students raise money for Sharsheret with ManiCure fundraiser.
 

RASG Hebrew Academy Girls Raise Money For Sharsheret

Posted on: March 13th, 2014

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Under the direction of religious studies teacher Mrs. Sharon Ciment, the girls raised a significant amount for this worthy cause.

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Young Israel Of Sunny Isles: Warm Shul In The Florida Sunshine

Posted on: March 13th, 2014

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Shabbos at Young Israel of Sunny Isles is a delight. The beautiful davening and shiurim are followed by a delicious kiddush and seudah shelishit. Yom tovim are times of celebration for the entire community.

Hebrew Academy Middle School student Jack Benveniste-Plitt reads his poem to the audience.
 

Hebrew Academy Students Present Poetry

Posted on: March 13th, 2014

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The performers stood in front of a wall covered with beautiful graphic designs crafted by H.A. students.

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Chai Lifeline Southeast’s ‘An Evening For Our Stars’

Posted on: March 13th, 2014

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The extraordinary work of Chai Lifeline Southeast reaches as far north as Maryland and as far west as Texas.

(L-R): Coast Guard Deputy Sector Captain James Pruitt; Rabbi Weberman; Coast Guard Lt Commander Michael Cortese; USCG Auxiliary Immediate Past Flotilla Commander Jack Benveniste
 

Rabbi Weberman Hosts Law Enforcement Luncheon

Posted on: March 13th, 2014

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Rabbi Weberman is the senior Orthodox rabbi of South Florida. He has been spiritual leader of Ohev Congregation since 1969 and served as president of the Orthodox Rabbinical Council of South Florida since 1979.

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It’s My Opinion: Forbidden Fruit

Posted on: February 28th, 2014

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This year Valentine’s Day came out on a Friday. Enterprising Jews were quick to step up to the plate to make the day their own.

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Learning in the beis medrash of Yeshiva v'Kollel Beis Moshe Chaim, Miami Beach.
 

Talmudic University Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Posted on: February 28th, 2014

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What began in 1974 as a tiny beis medrash with only ten students has developed into a yeshiva campus that encompasses many buildings spread over a six-mile radius.

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